http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11600143 Since the early 1980s, Burrett, now 64, has bounced around New Zealand’s education system, working his way up to principal, then slipping to deputy, relief teacher, then tutor. His 40-year career ended last May when he was arrested and charged while working as a special needs bus driver andContinue Reading

http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/crime/77061764/christchurch-caretaker-raped-violated-schoolgirls-in-underground-shed A school caretaker and part-time teacher who sexually violated girls in his underground shed has been struck off the teachers’ register. Twelve Christchurch primary school girls, three of them disabled, were repeatedly raped, sexually violated, indecently assaulted, or made to watch pornography in the caretaker’s shed or on aContinue Reading

Teacher blames Aspergers for sexually abusing student https://t.co/E5bIVjwncW — nzherald (@nzherald) January 19, 2016 The teacher admitted touching the young man’s penis, saying he had been concerned for his personal hygiene. He conceded that his actions were “bizarre” and he was “deeply ashamed”. The man was charged with one countContinue Reading

http://i.stuff.co.nz/national/education/72114429/Female-teacher-fired-for-sex-with-student A newly-graduated Waikato teacher who had a three-month sexual relationship with a student during which they exchanged 8000 texts has been thrown out of the profession. Kelsey Rebekah Allen, 24, was a physical education and health teacher at Morrinsville College in 2014 when she entered into a relationship withContinue Reading

http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/10327213/Teacher-censured-over-images An Auckland teacher who sent photos of students to a paedophile friend has been deregistered by the Teachers Disciplinary Tribunal. The relief teacher, whose name is suppressed, took photos of students involved in the school’s “Book Character Day”, where many dressed in fancy costumes. In September, 2011, he emailedContinue Reading