“Swimming in the Cesspool – An American Teacher’s Nightmare Encounter with New Zealand Secondary Education”

Thinking about emigrating and teaching high school students in New Zealand? Before you do take a look at an interview on Sunday with American teacher, Gregg Smith,  the video may be found here on TVNZ. Gregg Smith is an extremely talented ex-USA airforce officer who once worked at the Pentagon and whose life took a turn for the worse…

Teacher Beaten Unconscious By Student

We’re saddened to  learn of yet another act of violent savagery in a New Zealand school. The Herald has published an account of a south Auckland schoolteacher who was beaten unconscious in a school corridor in Mangere at lunchtime last Friday. South Auckland school teacher was beaten unconscious by a student as he checked corridors…

Two More Teachers Assaulted In Tauranga

Two more teachers have been assaulted in Tauranga since the stabbing of Steve Hose at Te Puke High School on Monday. (see Bullying to blame for teacher stabbing and related posts) Sunlive is reporting that two teachers at Tauranga Girl’s College were assaulted by a female pupil within a 24 hour period. The first assault was…