AN EDINBURGH teacher in the rare position of having been sacked by the education committee this week is to take the council to an industrial tribunal alleging unfair dismissal.
Peter Peace, aged 43, has been suspended from his post as
assistant head at the city's Royal High for more than two years pending an investigation into
allegations of improper behaviour towards female pupils. Inquiries were held u after a lengthy legal wrangle between
the authority and the Educational Institute of Scotland which
prevented Mr Peace's direct
dismissal by the director of
Meanwhile in East Ayrshire, Michael Roos, the teacher who along with a social worker left a nine year old boy with behavioural problems in a roadside lay by, resigned on the eve of a dismissal hearing by the council.