Ok, that’s a slightly misleading headline – I only have so much space to work with. But the essential problem remains: the Family Court has ordered supervised visits only. If you can’t even trust mum with her own child, how do parents feel about her teaching theirs?
Anna Leask explains
The woman is due to graduate with a teaching degree at the end of the year, and intends to work as a classroom teacher.
However, because of a Family Court order prohibiting unsupervised contact with her daughter, concerns have been raised about the appropriateness of her working as a teacher.
Family Court rules prevent the publication of information that could identify the parties involved in the case – including the woman’s name, where she is studying and the schools where she has undertaken work experience as part of her teacher training.
I understand we don’t want her hung, drawn and quartered. Family Court battles can get very ugly. But what I’m interested in is the Teachers Council process in cases like this. It seems whatever University she attended was happy enough to take her money and to inflict her on a number of schools for multi-week Placements. Read more »