South Korea passes law to protect rights of teachers after mass protests over abuse from parents
New laws come after weeks of protests sparked by a series of teacher suicides said to be linked to malicious complaints from parentsSouth Korea has passed a set of legal revisions aimed at improving the rights of teachers in schools, following weeks of protests sparked by a series of teacher suicides said to be linked to malicious complaints from parents.The four bills, collectively known as the “teacher rights restoration bills” and passed at t…
South Korea passes laws to protect school teachers' rights after protests over abuse from parents
The South Korean government has passed laws to protect the rights of school teachers over abuse from the parents of students. According to a report by The Guardian early Friday (September 22), the laws were passed following weeks of protests sparked by a series of teacher suicides that are set to be linked to malicious complaints from parents.
A new law in South Korea promises protection and financial support, where teachers can be constantly threatened with lawsuits from parents
Educators can also get in trouble for calling out a messy kid. Protests have been taking place in the country for weeks after some parents harassed a teacher to the point that she committed suicide.
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