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595 student attacks on West Australian teachers during 2017.

Posted on July 31, 2018 at 11:00 AM

Physical attacks on West Australian teachers by students have tripled since 2014 -


During 2014 there were 165 attacks on WA teachers by WA students.


During 2017 there were 595 attacks on WA teachers by WA students.



And when WA students begin fighting each other, WA teachers are unsure what the Department of.Educa...

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Are NT teachers working in remote communities warned not to go outside alone?

Posted on July 31, 2018 at 10:25 AM

A Northern Territory man has been found guilty of raping a 26-year-old teacher in a remote community south of Katherine in 2016.

He was sentenced to eight years' jail.


Less than 24 hours later, a second Northern Territory man was convicted of indecent assault. 

A 61-year-old female principal had entered a school building, leaving it unlocked behind her.

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Teachers who try to discuss professional concerns may be 'paid back'.

Posted on July 31, 2018 at 4:05 AM

When a teacher notices something inappropriate 'going on' at school, they might think that it is their professional responsibility to speak up about the situation.


Big mistake.


Teachers who 'blow the whistle' on incompetence, misconduct or corruption can find themselves being 'paid back' for their efforts.


"Gaslighting" is the term Kathy Ahern uses to describe...

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Scripture or religious teacher problems?

Posted on July 31, 2018 at 1:25 AM

I have been contacted by a person interested in researching discriminatory / negative scenarios in scripture / religion teaching.

Have you experienced or observed discrimination or any sort of negative scenario in relation to scripture / religion in a Public School?

Who was involved in the situation - a principal, a DoE teacher, a scripture or religion teacher, a Departmental officer? 


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NSW teachers - are you being bullied at work?

Posted on July 27, 2018 at 12:10 PM

If you are teaching in New South Wales and you are feeling bullied and battered at work - this lively new facebook page may be of real interest to you -

https://www.facebook.com/Bullied-Teachers-Support-Network-1792597697659252/

Are you interested in teaching in China?

Posted on July 27, 2018 at 11:20 AM

The Bad Apple Bullies Editor has been contacted by a South Australian woman who has been teaching in China and is very keen to contact other teachers, especially older South Australian teachers, who might be interested in teaching in China.

For more information see https://www.badapplebullies.com/otheroptions.htm


Australian teachers need paid workplace bullying leave.

Posted on May 2, 2018 at 5:40 PM

I notice that ACTU Secretary Sally McManus is battling for Australian workers to be guaranteed 10 days paid family and domestic violence leave each year.


I would suggest that Australian teachers are in greater need of workplace bullying leave.

In 2007, research suggested that 99.6 per cent of Australian teachers had experienced workplace bull...

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