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Paedophile teacher Mark Frost gets 13 life sentences

A retired teacher has been given 13 life sentences after admitting a “horrific” catalogue of abuse on children. Mark Frost, 70, pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey to 45 offences against nine children aged 11 to 15 in Thailand between 2009 and 2012. Frost, formerly known as Andrew Tracey, also admitted having sex with two Continue Reading

Two British schools trialling body cameras for teachers

By Ritvik Carvalho LONDON (Reuters) – Teachers at two British schools are trialling the use of police-style body cameras to help maintain discipline, a survey revealed on Wednesday, prompting a civil liberties group to warn that teachers could be turned into snoopers. “The aim is to reduce constant low level classroom disruption which is reducing Continue Reading

Teen killer given indefinite hospital order over Russell Square stabbing rampage

A teenager who killed an American tourist and injured five other people in a stabbing rampage in Russell Square has been given an indefinite hospital order. Zakaria Bulhan, 19, plunged a large kitchen knife into the back of retired special needs teacher Darlene Horton, 64, on 3 August last year. It later emerged that the Continue Reading

Teen killer given indefinite hospital order over Russell Square rampage

A teenager who killed an American tourist and injured five other people in Russell Square has been given an indefinite hospital order. Zakaria Bulhan, 19, plunged a large kitchen knife into the back of retired special needs teacher Darlene Horton, 64, on 3 August last year. It later emerged that the teenager suffered from paranoid Continue Reading

Parents banned from talking to teachers at Glasgow school after ‘verbal abuse’ of staff

Parents of pupils at a Glasgow primary have been told they can no longer speak to teachers at the end of the school day after staff were allegedly subjected to verbal abuse. Fiona Donnelly, headteacher at Sandwood Primary School in Penilee, said the “inappropriate behaviour” of some parents, including “shouting” and “using offensive language”, had Continue Reading