The Art of Coarse Teaching

by duncanr

coarse-teachera Glasgow teacher wants the profession to get real and allow teachers to swear back at pupils who verbally abuse them

“Mr Cairns said that in the past year kids had regularly sworn at him with impunity, including “f*** you” and “poofy head”

A spokeswoman for the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) disagreed, however, with Mr Cairns’ suggestion.

She said: “Swearing is not fucking . . .

acceptable in wider society and nor should it be in the fucking classroom”

[the GTCS takes a strong line against teachers using what they deem to be inappropriate language in the classroom – last year they got rid of a teacher who told a pupil . . . Every time I shag your mum she makes me a sandwich, that’s why I’m fat

full story here – http://tinyurl.com/zz9adqt

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