Thwaites: Teachers need training in alternatives to slappingOn Tuesday Thwaites, while reiterating his opposition to corporal punishment in schools, suggested that the practice could be carried out by principals in extreme circumstances.
Ban on corporal punishment in Patna schools only on paperHowever, this RTE guideline remains only on paper, as there are a large number of cases of corporal punishments reported daily.
Piya's death forces schools to review anti-corporal punishment measuresJAIPUR: The death of nine-year-old Piya Chaudhary due to cancer arising out of injuries inflicted on her head by a school teacher in 2010 has triggered a fresh debate on corporal punishment in schools. Every year, hundreds of students suffer stress and ...
Growing Movement Would Ban Corporal Punishment In SchoolsBelieve it or not, paddling used to be the norm in schools, but if you think wood paddles are a thing of the past, think again.
Corporal punishment still commonly used in schoolsCorporal punishment is still imposed in most elementary and junior-high schools around the nation, an executive of the Humanistic Education Foundation in Taipei said on Tuesday, citing the results of a survey. In the poll conducted by the foundation in ...
Paddling in schools still legal but not allowedAlthough corporal punishment is legal in Texas schools, it is not being implemented, Alice Laffere, education program coordinator, and Teresa Robledo, early childhood center teacher, agree. In Springtown, they seem to not agree on this. According to an ...
Physical punishment: Changing law alone is not enoughISLAMABAD: For Halima* and her brother Asim*, physical punishment is just a 'tool' used by teachers to discipline students.
Jennings Sunday: Schools chief seeks suspension of spankingNORTH VERNON - While some might worry it might spoil the child, the Jennings County Schools is nevertheless sparing the rod.
Children raised with corporal punishment at greater risk of developing cancer ...Corporal punishment was first banned in the home and school by Sweden in 1976, and since then almost another 30 countries enacted similar legislation.
Egyptian fatwa forbids corporal punishment at schools"The truth is, school beatings these days have been stripped of any educational value and have instead become a way for excessive corporal punishment and sometimes used for revenge and this, without doubt, is forbidden," according to the fatwa. Since ...
Ministry to probe reports of floggingEducation Minister Ronald Thwaites says his ministry will be launching an investigation into reports over the weekend that teachers at Kensington Primary School in St Catherine have been carrying out corporal punishment against its students. The school ...
Corporal punishment still prevalent in schoolsCorporal punishment is prevalent in schools and homes in Ghana despite legal and administrative measures to discourage the practice.
Corporal Punishment in Libyan SchoolsA study from the Plymouth University's School of Psychology found that in societies where corporal punishment is considered normal, "the use of corporal punishment is sufficiently stressful to have the same kinds of long term impact as abuse and trauma ...
Education Ministry to probe use of corporal punishment at KensingtonEducation Minister Ronald Thwaites has denounced the use of corporal punishment, which is a contravention of the island's education policy, at the Kensington Primary School in St Catherine. Consequently, the Ministry of Education is to launch an ...
Parents want corporal punishment outlawed in schoolsSOME parents in Lagos State have called for the abolition of corporal punishment in primary and post-primary schools across the country. The parents said the use of corporal punishment, including caning to correct misdemeanour among students, was ...
Principal held for caning UKG boyHYDERABAD: A principal of a school was arrested on Thursday for handing out corporal punishment to an upper kindergarten (UKG) student, accusing him of repeatedly going to the washroom .
Taiwanese teachers abuse students despite ban: pollThe survey results suggest that a ban on physical and verbal punishments introduced in Taiwanese schools in 2006 is being widely ignored.
Arizona School Criticized for Giving Students Choice Between Suspension and ...The "corporal punishment" lasted only about an hour, but one of the students, 14-year-old Charles Crockett, says he's been ditching classes ever since to avoid being teased. "They was making fun of me and everything and I just wanted to yell at them ...
Stay-at-home mothers hit their kids most often: SurveyThe Supreme Court had banned corporal punishment in schools in 2000 while the Right to Education Act reiterated the ban recently.
FTU claims corporal punishment still occurringThe Fiji Teachers Union claims there are cases of students being beaten by teachers in schools. Save the Children's Fiji revealed to FBC News, that corporal punishment in schools tops list for child abuse cases in Fiji. FTU General Secretary - Agni Deo ...