Laptop porn hearing

28th May 2010 at 01:00

A teacher who accidentally showed pornography to pupils on his laptop faces being struck off the teaching register. A General Teaching Council for Wales disciplinary panel heard that James Cooney showed a film containing "graphic sexual images" to his class at Sandfields Comprehensive in Port Talbot instead of an educational DVD. Mr Cooney later resigned but did not face criminal charges as it was decided he had not broken the law. The hearing in Cardiff, which was held in private, was adjourned to a date to be fixed.

Subscribe

If you are already a TES/ TESS subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Subscribe
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number

Comments

Get TES online and delivered to your door – for less than the price of a coffee

Save 33% off the cover price with this great subscription offer. Every copy delivered to your door by first-class post, plus full access to TES online and the TES app for just £1.90 per week.
 
Subscribers also enjoy a range of fantastic offers and benefits worth over £270:

  • Discounts off TES Institute courses
  • Access over 200,000 articles in the TES online archive
  • Free Tastecard membership worth £79.99
  • Discounts with Zipcar, Buyagift.com, Virgin Wines and other partners
Order your low-cost subscription today