Teachers union calls for more security at schools
–after student assault on teacher
The Guyana Teachers Union yesterday condemned a physical attack on a trainee teacher by a male third form student in the city and called for stringent security measures, including able-bodied security personnel in schools on a 24-hour basis.
President of the GTU Colin Bynoe, at a press briefing on the issue yesterday at the union’s Woolford Avenue headquarters, said, “The time has come where somebody has to draw the line somewhere. It is time for this nonsense to stop. No teacher must go through that trauma again in this country.” He added that perpetrators must face the law.
According to reports, the female trainee teacher, of the New Campbellville Secondary School on Sheriff Street, was repeatedly assaulted by a third form male student. The attack was …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.