"Verbal abuse is one of the most devastating things that teachers can face.It can be incredibly abusing: from swearing, to comments on their appearance and it is not being taken seriously by schools." She said practical steps need to be taken to tackle this form of abuse.Bullying Teachers The dunce cap, standing in the corner, having one’ hand whacked with a ruler, having one’ poor grade announced to the class: all these methods that at one time were a common occurrence in educational settings might now fall under the category of bullying teachers.
A teacher in the South East told ATL: “My late husband was falsely accused by a child he taught.
Ms Keates said: "Every school should have a zero tolerance policy on verbal abuse.
As soon as pupils abuse teachers verbally, they should be summing the parents to the school and make clear to them it could lead to permanent exclusion.
The false accusation of one child, who was in an abusive home situation, wrecked our family life.” Teachers aren't just the victims of verbal abuse.
According to figures, 73 per cent think there is a widespread behaviour problem in school, which represents a 5 percent rise from the previous year.