UK teachers forced to spy on pupils under govt anti-terror policy!


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Teachers forced to act as ‘front-line storm troopers’ to spy on pupils under guidelines aimed at combating terrorism ~ RICHARD GARNEREDUCATION EDITOR, The Independent, Monday 06 April 2015.

Teachers are being forced to act as “front-line storm troopers” spying on their pupils as a result of new government guidelines for schools to combat terrorism, a teachers’ union conference heard today.

Delegates at the National Union of Teachers’ annual conference in Harrogate unanimously backed a motion warning the guidelines were effectively “closing down” any classroom discussion of issues surrounding the radicalisation of young people.

Alex Kenny, for the union’s executive, said the government guidelines “will damage and prohibit debate in schools”.

“We live in a dangerous world where pupils – like us – are trying to make sense of it,” he said.  “Schools are places where these discussions should take place in an environment of enquiry and it may be…

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