News | Education
21 Jul 2024 14:03
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Education

    A secondary education leader says teachers' inappropriate use of social media platforms is at fault -- not the tool itself

    A secondary education leader says teachers' inappropriate use of social media platforms is at fault -- not the tool itself


    A student who was groomed and sexually abused by her teacher is calling for teachers to be banned from talking to students on social media.

    Secondary Principals Association President Vaughan Couillault says the adult using it inappropriately is the problem.

    He says there's been inappropriate behaviour from adults towards younger people for generations -- using paper and words -- but the medium hasn't been instantly banned.

    Couillault says there needs to be systems, rules, guidance and advice in place to ensure teachers act appropriately.

    © 2024 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

     Other Education News
     18 Jul: Debate over whether schools should be forced to accept new students who have been expelled
     18 Jul: Food for thought: how NZ’s school lunch programme can add learning and local economies to the menu
     17 Jul: South Africa’s new parliament needs to do a better job of holding cabinet to account: legal scholar weighs the chances
     16 Jul: Another primary school's on the way for one of the country's fastest growing districts
     16 Jul: Whangarei Boys' High School has pleaded guilty to health and safety failures - after a student's death at the local Abbey Caves last year
     15 Jul: ‘One inch from a potential civil war’ – near miss in Trump shooting is also a close call for American democracy
     11 Jul: The man who murdered Tokoroa teacher, Lois Dear, in her classroom nearly 18 years ago - says he's happy to die in prison
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    All Blacks coach Scott Robertson's praising Noah Hotham for his ability to adapt on test debut against Fiji More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Six people came to Bangkok to resolve a business dispute. It ended in murder-suicide by cyanide More...



     Today's News

    Netball:
    No change to the Mystics' approach - despite what's at stake in this afternoon's ANZ Premiership game against the Stars 13:57

    Accident and Emergency:
    A cyclist has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a vehicle in Napier's Taradale 13:47

    Politics:
    Microsoft says CrowdStrike outage affected more than 8 million computers 13:37

    Environment:
    Metservice is lifting its yellow severe thunderstorm watch in Northland, while heavy rain and strong winds persist in the region 13:27

    Golf:
    Kiwi golfer Daniel Hillier wants to keep pushing his way towards the top of the leaderboard in the closing round of The Open at Royal Troon 13:07

    Rugby:
    All Blacks coach Scott Robertson's praising Noah Hotham for his ability to adapt on test debut against Fiji 13:07

    Living & Travel:
    The family of a New Zealand pilot, who died in a light plane crash in the Australian Outback, are bringing his ashes home to Auckland 13:07

    Law and Order:
    A man's been sentenced after stealing hundreds of beehives in the central North Island 11:57

    Motorsports:
    Shane van Gisbergen has just missed out on the podium at the latest NASCAR Xfinity Series event at Indianapolis 11:17

    Business:
    Six people came to Bangkok to resolve a business dispute. It ended in murder-suicide by cyanide 11:17


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2024 New Zealand City Ltd