Oklahoma teacher caught on video calling student the N-word is placed on administrative leave 

A teacher at a high school in Oklahoma has been placed on administrative leave after she was seen using the N-word in a tense standoff with a black student on Friday. The incident at Holdenville High School has gone viral after it was posted on Facebook, with social media users identifying the teacher as a … Read more

Ebanie Bridges boxing match: Australian teacher left disfigured after UK fight with Courtenay

Australian female boxer and school teacher known as the ‘Blonde Bomber’ is left horribly disfigured after losing a 10-round match for the world champion title Ebanie Bridges suffered horrific injuries during loss to Shannon Courtenay  The boxers were competing for the world champion title in England overnight Bridges competed 10 rounds despite being unable to … Read more

Teacher, 35, who flew back from Dubai is REFUSED permission to see her mother’s body

A teacher being ‘treated like a prisoner’ has slammed the government’s ‘complete lack of compassion’ after she was refused permission to leave quarantine to see her dead mother’s body prior to her funeral.   Mary Garvey is currently stuck in hotel quarantine after flying back from Dubai in the United Arab Emirates on March 31 to … Read more

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson says investing in teacher training is ‘crucial’

Investing in the next generation of teachers is ‘crucial’ to the Government’s long-term recovery plans, and central to closing the attainment gap between children, the Education Secretary said. But the leader of a teaching union has accused the secretary of state of failing to address ‘many serious issues’ affecting teachers’ morale and working conditions, while … Read more

Primary school teacher won £155,000 after pupil brutally attacked her when she asked him to behave

A primary school teacher has been awarded more than £150,000 in compensation after a pupil assaulted her for asking him to get on with his work, union figures show. The six-figure payout was among cases in which education staff were awarded settlements for injuries and discrimination suffered in school. Overall, the NASUWT teaching union secured … Read more

Primary school teacher won £155,000 after pupil brutally attacked her when she asked him to behave

A primary school teacher has been awarded more than £150,000 in compensation after a pupil assaulted her for asking him to get on with his work, union figures show. The six-figure payout was among cases in which education staff were awarded settlements for injuries and discrimination suffered in school. Overall, the NASUWT teaching union secured … Read more

Paedophile teacher, 74, died after choking on his prison breakfast, inquest hears 

Paedophile teacher, 74, who sexually abused five boarding school boys died after choking on his prison breakfast, inquest hears John McKno abused 5 boys in Suffolk, Devon and Worcestershire in 70s and 80s McKno choked on his food and died of ‘cardiac failure’ in Norwich Prison Inquest at Norfolk Coroners’ Court found McKno died through … Read more

SpaceX’s first all-civilian crew includes a physician assistant, teacher and US Air Force veteran

Inspiration4, the world’s first all-civilian space mission, announced winners of the two remaining seats of the four-person crew that will launch into orbit later this year.     The new passengers include Sian Proctor, a community college educator in Tempe, Arizona, and Chris Sembroski, a former Air Force missileman from Everett, Washington. They will join flight billionaire Jared … Read more

Teacher tells father of fears for his life over Prophet Muhammad row  

The RE teacher who sparked a blasphemy row after allegedly showing students a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad fears he will be murdered and will never be able to return to his old life, his father has told MailOnline. The teacher, 29, who is not being named, has gone into hiding with his partner after … Read more

Glowing verdict on teacher in Charlie Hebdo cartoon storm – by his Muslim next-door neighbour

Glowing verdict on teacher in Charlie Hebdo cartoon storm – by his Muslim next-door neighbour: Islamophobe? No, he gives us cards at Eid and hands my kids halal sweets Jamal Al-Terk has defended his neighbour saying he is ‘not Islamophobic at all’  Mr Al-Terk, 42 said the teacher and his family fled their home three days ago … Read more