Take Action Against Teachers Who Take Private Tuition, Madras HC Directs Govt

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“The Profession of teaching as a Noble one, the Teachers both inside the Schools as well as outside the Schools is bound to maintain honesty, integrity and clean life.”

School and college teachers doing business/trade or taking tuition, even after school hours, is misconduct, ruled the Madras high court.  It also directed the state government to create a helpline and display it prominently in schools to help parents and children file complaints on such matters and sexual harassment issues. Once a complaint is received, the government must take action in 24 hours, the court said.

Justice S M Subramaniam issued the directive while ruling on a petition filed by R Renganathan, a corporation school headmaster, challenging his transfer to another school which was just 2km away from his present school.

Source : TimesofIndia