Legal: Naming and shaming in a classroom anecdote is not a valid reason for dismissal
The Fair Work Commission has ordered TAFE Victoria to reinstate a vocational education teacher terminated for naming a prominent local farmer when providing students with an educational anecdote.22 August 2019 Read More
Legal: Teachers, professionalism and occupational discipline law
When allegations are made against teachers, a variety of legal proceedings can follow.09 July 2019 Read More
Legal: Imagine life without Snapchat...
If social media is a ticking time bomb for teachers, Snapchat is a meteor hurtling towards Earth. It can destroy your world.31 May 2019 Read More
Legal: Slop, slap, slip on a hard hat?
SCHOOL leaders are usually quite willing to have construction works at their schools. But how far does their responsibility go?14 February 2019 Read More
Legal: Seeking a presumption of innocence
The presumption of innocence is a cornerstone of law, a principle that has been relatively uncontroversial since it was introduced by third century Roman jurist Julius Paulus Prudentissimus.05 November 2018 Read More
Legal: Intimacy with students
The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal has little sympathy for teachers who commence sexual relationships with students and former students.11 October 2018 Read More