Independent review of Ofsted ‘urgently required’ – BBC News

Posted October 31st, 2014 in education, local government, news, quality assurance, teachers by sally

‘Ofsted is in urgent need of independent review in light of concerns about its objectivity and reliability, local government leaders have said.’

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BBC News, 31st October 2014

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Voyeur teacher Gareth Williams has jail term cut – BBC News

Posted October 29th, 2014 in appeals, news, sentencing, teachers, video recordings, voyeurism by sally

‘A Cardiff deputy head teacher who secretly filmed pupils going to the toilet has had his “manifestly excessive” five-year jail term cut to four by the Court of Appeal.’

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BBC News, 28th October 2014

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Martin Goldberg failings ‘an accident waiting to happen’ – BBC News

Posted October 2nd, 2014 in indecent photographs of children, news, suicide, teachers, voyeurism by tracey

‘Failings to fully investigate a teacher who took indecent photographs of pupils were “an accident waiting to happen”, an ex-child protection chief has said.’

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BBC News, 1st October 2014

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Police alerted two years ago over Essex teacher who had indecent images – The Guardian

‘Police have been accused of a series of failings that left a deputy headmaster free for two years to secretly film pupils undressing using cameras hidden in an Essex school’s changing rooms. Scores of indecent images of boys aged nine to 12 were found at the home of Martin Goldberg, 46, a maths teacher at Thorpe Hall school in Southend, who took his own life this month after being visited by detectives.’

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The Guardian, 30th September 2014

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Public inquiry into predator teacher’s abuse of boys – The Guardian

Posted September 29th, 2014 in abuse of position of trust, child abuse, inquiries, news, school children, teachers by tracey

‘A public investigation is to be launched into how a paedophile teacher, William Vahey, was able to drug and abuse at least 60 children at the £25,000-a-year Southbank International School in London.’

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The Guardian, 27th September 2014

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Teacher Emily Fox jailed for having sex with pupil – BBC News

Posted September 8th, 2014 in abuse of position of trust, news, school children, sexual offences, teachers by sally

‘A PE teacher who had sex with a pupil she taught at an all-girls private school has been jailed for 15 months.’

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BBC News, 5th September 2014

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Deacon Alan Morris jailed for school sex abuse – BBC News

‘A deacon convicted of sexually abusing 10 boys at a Greater Manchester school has been jailed for nine years.’

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BBC News, 28th August 2014

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William Allitt School teacher Christopher Mallinson banned – BBC News

Posted August 28th, 2014 in disqualification, news, professional conduct, teachers by sally

‘A former assistant head teacher who kissed and hugged a pupil has been banned from teaching.’

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BBC News, 28th August 2014

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Derby Moor teacher David Foster banned for punching and swearing at pupils – BBC News

‘A teacher has been banned indefinitely after he swore at pupils, punched them and called them offensive names.’

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BBC News, 21st August 2014

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Woman teacher who had sexual relationship with female pupil walks free – Daily Telegraph

‘Hayley Southwell, 27, given a suspended sentence after her victim refuses to co-operate with police.’

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Daily Telegraph, 12th August 2014

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Top London school’s ‘serious failings’ over paedophile teacher William Vahey – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 1st, 2014 in child abuse, complaints, news, school children, sexual offences, teachers by sally

‘Southbank International, a £25,000-a-year private school failed to adequately address concerns raised internally about the 64-year old American, according to a review.’

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Daily Telegraph, 31st July 2014

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‘Toilet phone’ teacher Andrew Eades gets life ban – BBC News

Posted July 31st, 2014 in disciplinary procedures, disqualification, news, teachers, voyeurism by michael

‘A teacher who set his mobile phone to record in a secondary school’s toilets has been banned from the profession for life.’

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BBC News, 31st July 2014

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Ice cube punishment teacher James Eaton banned – BBC News

Posted July 29th, 2014 in disciplinary procedures, news, professional conduct, teachers by sally

‘A teacher who punished pupils by making them put ice cubes in their underwear has been banned from teaching.’

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BBC News, 28th July 2014

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Teacher who jokingly threatened pupil with a knife banned for two years – The Guardian

‘A teacher who put his arm around a pupil’s neck while holding a knife and jokingly threatened to kill him for giving a wrong answer has been banned from the classroom for two years.’

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The Guardian, 17th July 2014

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The time when child abuse wasn’t dealt with properly – BBC News

Posted July 11th, 2014 in archives, child abuse, inquiries, news, sexual offences, teachers by sally

‘A major inquiry has been launched into how historical allegations of child abuse were handled. The UK’s National Archives contain some appalling examples of abuse at children’s homes and approved schools from decades past.’

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BBC News, 11th July 2014

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Teacher’s sexual relationship with boy, 15 – BBC News

‘A former deputy headmaster is given a lifetime teaching ban for an “inappropriate sexual relationship” with a 15-year-old boy.’

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BBC News, 24th June 2014

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Teacher given suspended jail sentence for sex with pupil – The Guardian

‘A woman discovered her daughter was having sex with a teacher after she found him hiding under the teenager’s bed, a court has heard. Married maths teacher Andrew Welsh, 36, was caught when the girl’s mother returned home unexpectedly one morning last July, Bolton crown court was told on Friday.’

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The Guardian, 20th June 2014

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Art teacher who headbutted pupil was able to keep working despite getting criminal record for attack – The Independent

‘A teacher who violently assaulted a child in the classroom was able to continue working despite being given a criminal record for the attack, The Independent can reveal.’

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The Independent, 8th June 2014

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Ofqual: teachers must come clean on dodgy exam tactics – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 6th, 2014 in examinations, news, teachers by sally

‘Ofqual, the qualifications watchdog, says it may introduce new rules to prevent teachers using dubious tactics such as rehearsing test answers to inflate pupils’ GCSE results.’

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Daily Telegraph, 5th June 2014

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Man jailed for offensive Ann Maguire Facebook post – BBC News

Posted June 4th, 2014 in inquests, internet, malicious communications, murder, news, sentencing, teachers by tracey

‘A man who posted an offensive message on Facebook after the killing of Leeds teacher Ann Maguire has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 4th June 2014

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