All entries for Friday 24 November 2006
November 24, 2006
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/NE1000000233120/
Nearly one in five primary teachers and two-thirds of secondary teachers have been subjected to sexually abusive language by pupils according to research for the National Union of Teachers carried out by the University of Warwick.
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/audio/?podcastItem=language.mp3
Dr Sean Neill discusses a recent report highlighting the issue of pupils using sexually abusive language in schools.
Nature of the language used – abusive or just inappropriate
Has the problem increased
Is this about general ill-discipline in schools
Responsibility of parents
Discipline in schools
Support in schools
Impact on teachers
How to deal with abusive language
Is there a need for legislation