Labour and the teacher unions claim that teacher registration protects the kids.
That isn’t working so well with more and teachers ending up before the courts. The Herald reports:
A teacher who had an inappropriate relationship with a Year 13 student and suggested they enter into a threesome with another boy has been ordered to pay more than $6000 in costs to the Teachers’ Council.
The teacher, whose name is suppressed, was censured for professional misconduct earlier this year by the New Zealand Teacher’s Disciplinary Tribunal for her behaviour. Read more »