This is a disturbing trend that is making teachers the subject of humiliating and despicable sexual offending. Remember that the most appropriate offence that covers upskirting conduct (outraging public decency) attacks conduct that occurs in a public location, and schools most definitely are not public areas – see my blogpost on up skirting here.
“It comes after a study by NASUWT in March revealed that four in five (81 per cent) of teachers said they believed they had suffered sexual harassment or bullying in the workplace since starting the profession.”
Read the full story in today’s Independent here. The Government’s proposals on legislation cannot come soon enough.