Teach­ers be­ing driven off so­cial me­dia as pupils tar­get them on­line

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TEACH­ERS are be­ing driven off Speak­ing at last week­end’s get the teacher quite ir­ri­tated. so­cial me­dia by pupils who are an­nual NASUWT con­fer­ence in But what the per­son watch­ing the film­ing staged class­room in­ciBirm­ing­ham, Ms Keates said: film doesn’t see is what the pupils dents and post­ing them on the “We’ve even had cases where are do­ing, they’ve just got a picin­ter­net, a union leader has told a pupils have staged an in­ci­dent in ture of a teacher get­ting ir­ri­tated.”Birm­ing­ham­con­fer­ence.the­class­room,videoedit,and

Chris Keates, gen­eral sec­re­tary then put the video up on to YouMs Keates said mo­biles in the of the NASUWT, said staff across Tube which shows the teacher class­room have had a marked Eng­land have re­ported chil­dren ei­ther be­ing put un­der pres­sure im­pact on teach­ers’ pri­vate lives. se­cretly record­ing teach­ers and or be­ing given the runaround by She said: “We’ve had teach­ers post­ing the film on YouTube. pupils, to try and get the teacher who have said they have stopped

Oth­ers have used their mo­bile to re­act in some way so that it us­ing so­cial me­dia them­selves, phones to take in­ap­pro­pri­ate would make a good video on Youthey don’t want to look on so­cial ‘up­skirt’ or ‘down­blouse’ im­ages Tube. me­dia and per­haps find co­mof their teach­ers, or graft­ing their “You might get a sit­u­a­tion ments about them­selves be­cause heads on to porno­graphic im­ages which seems quite low level, they don’t think they will go back and post­ing them on­line. where the pupil starts to an­swer into the class­room again, some

In some cases, teach­ers have the teacher back, they might have said they felt hu­mil­i­ated in even been sent death threats have a piece of equip­ment in the front of pupils and it’s adding to from pupils while oth­ers have class­room that they sud­denly the anx­i­ety and pres­sure that been tar­geted on Face­book. start to pass around which can goes with the job any­way.”

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