Joanne McDowell does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. A lot of this is down to the fact that primary teaching continues to be seen as a job only suitable for women. So here lies part of the problem.
Becoming a male foundation phase teacher: A need in South African schools? This paper reports on a case study of male foundation phase pre-service students who were among the first cohort to specialise in the foundation phase since the inception of the programme at one South African university. The students reported on their experiences of teaching in a female-dominated field and their views about their preparedness to teach in the field.
A Brooklyn middle school teacher was arrested this week on suspicion that he had sexually abused a year-old student. According to the criminal complaint, Braddy engaged in both oral and anal sex with the student at least three times over the course of a month, either inside a classroom or school bathroom. They also exchanged sexually explicit texts and photos.
Experts credit the disparity to societal perceptions that young girls must be protected and are much more vulnerable than their underage male counterparts. The sample, which followed cases in New Jersey, found that 54 percent of male defendants went to prison, while only 44 percent of women did time after they were found to have conducted inappropriate sexual activities. The longest jail term for a male teacher was 10 years, compared with 7 for a female. Interestingly, that 7 year sentence was the result of a female coach having relations with a female player.
A Melbourne teacher who had an affair with a year-old student later told the girl he knew he had crossed the line. Travis Glenn Robertson, 27, of Nunawading, pleaded guilty today to eight charges relating to a sexual relationship he had with a student while he was a teacher at Templestowe College. In a phone conversation this year - taped by police and released today by the Melbourne Magistrates' Court - Robertson told the girl he never meant to hurt her.
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Both teens are now former students at Fletcher High School in Neptune Beach, Florida, where they told police they had sex with Corey French, 30, both at the school and in his home. Cops said both girls told investigators they had consensual sex with French while he taught at the school between and The former students told police that French professed his love to them, and even planned a getaway to Colorado or Alaska with one of the teens.
Having a romantic or sexual relationship with an underage student is a shocking exploitation of power. Here are 9 disturbing sex scandals involving teachers. She was married at the time, and she and her husband divorced amid the scandal. She faced up to 30 years in prison but her attorney said "to place Debbie into a Florida state women's penitentiary, to place an attractive young woman in that kind of hellhole, is like putting a piece of raw meat in with the lions.
Abstract: This paper begins by examining representations of gay male school teachers in discourses produced by gay men, illustrating the ways gay men represent themselves in public discourse. The literature is reviewed for answers to questions about the role of the gay male teacher in education and the responsibility of the gay male teacher to gay liberationist politics while working as an educator. Events from the author's own classroom are used to illustrate dilemmas he has faced as a gay male college teacher and ways he has responded.
The married year-old man also had repeated paid sexual encounters with his first victim for over a year. Neither the man nor his victims can be named due to a court-imposed gag order. Appearing in the State Courts, the man admitted to nine charges for offences including sexually exploiting the boys, sexual penetration of a minor and molest.