The Labour party and various teacher unions all oppose charter schools and one of the reason they do is because there is no requirement for charter schools to have registered teachers.
The unions and opposition politicians all claim registration is there to protect children, despite the never ending line of registered teachers before the disciplinary tribunal or the courts for various offences from rooting their pupils to fraud to drunk driving and drugs offences.
Now another teacher, a principal is under investigation or untoward behaviour and massive staff turnover at two schools…and he is registered.
A principal who headed a school that lost more than 55 teachers in four years is under investigation by the Teachers Council.
Judd McLauchlan oversaw the high teacher turnover at Manurewa’s Rowandale School, before taking the helm at Hamilton’s Berkley Normal Middle School after term 1 this year.
He resigned from his new position in August, with the board of trustees saying the move was for personal reasons.
However, several people involved with the school have told the Herald that Mr McLauchlan’s departure came after staff raised concerns about his behaviour. ¬†¬† Read more »