Race appeal turned down

2nd December 2005 at 00:00
A newly-qualified teacher who struggled to manage students he claims racially and physically abused him has had his induction appeal turned down by England's General Teaching Council.

Abdolkhezer Ameripour, who taught at Fairham community college, Nottingham, lost his appeal after the council heard he had not performed consistently and there were several areas of serious concern.

But the council, sitting in Birmingham this week, let his two-term extension stand.

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