Absolutely no inappropriate behaviour between teachers and students will be tolerated in this country.
Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Ronald Jones, delivering the feature address at The Lodge School’s Speech Day and Prize Giving ceremony yesterday morning, made it clear that there is a zero tolerance policy in this regard and any teacher who contravenes it will have their teaching career cut short.
“The contact between teachers and students must be a formal contact, must be formal! And even though we love our children and there is nothing wrong with an embrace around the shoulder or saying you’ve done well, that is where it must stop. There is and will be zero tolerance for any sexual exploitation of our children by any teacher,” he indicated.
The Minister contended, “Zero tolerance! Find a job somewhere else because once we know – I don’t care how go...