Educators behaving badly

Nesta Devine, Leon Benade


As 2016 comes to an end, salacious news headlines seem to suggest that an element of the teaching profession will not be able to look back on this year with any degree of pride or satisfaction.


ethics; ethical conduct; professional misconduct

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Burke, P. (2016, December 6). Massey to go more practical. Rural News. Retrieved from

Little, P. (2016, December 18). One less shaky old hand at the tiller. The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved from

Nightingale, M. (2016, December 19). Teacher at Sir Edmund Hillary Collegiate School in Auckland has sex with student. The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved from


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