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14th December 2012 at 00:00
The latest chat from the TES Scotland forums

'Fascism' in schools

mememem: Headie launches into my class today - last period. He practically boots the door open and launches an attack on a lovely girl and ignores me totally. He takes her out the room, tears strips off her, shoves her back in my class and slams the door. WTF? I apologised to the kids - cause he's a feckin' nutter.

xmal: Totally shocking behaviour which totally undermines you as an authority figure and him as a rational human being. It's amazing how many SMT are utterly clueless when it comes to management. Although bad management or rude behaviour doesn't equate to fascism.

socrates82: It's worth noting that a "lovely pupil" for one teacher could still have done something wrong elsewhere. However, I would agree totally that it's poor etiquette not to ask permission from the class teacher before speaking to pupils in their classroom. It smacks of arrogance and pompousness.

gnulinux: I think that this is a little more than just bad management or rude behaviour. Sounds like the HT has an anger management problem. In some jobs, behaviour like that would be actionable - clearly some HTs think they can do this and get away with it.

mememem: They (HTs) are either too weak or complete nutters. (I've) still to find an HT who is sane. The behaviour on Friday was disgraceful. Tantamount to child abuse in my book. Should really report this. It is not acceptable. And at the same school, the RE teacher was saying that gay people are an abomination. I soooooo want out of teaching - they are all nutters.

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