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VIC Teacher Calling Daughter Weird on Voice Recording

Discussion in 'Other/General Law Forum' started by Chris26, 25 February 2016.

  1. Chris26

    Chris26 Active Member

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    My daughter came to me and played a voice recording on her phone of one of her teachers telling her she doesn't belong there and she is weird.
     
  2. Rod

    Rod Well-Known Member

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    May not have been a genuine message. Kids are good at faking stuff these days. May have been a prank call.
     
  3. sammy01

    sammy01 Well-Known Member

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    I'd contact the school to discuss. The voice recording is illegal but it would appear to be poor form on the part of the teacher. But, look I'm a teacher and I know some of the stuff I say sounds bad and because of technology I don't prank about like used to. It is unfortunate. I used to like threatening to rip out kids' fingernails or throw them out the window and I only did it with kids who knew my sense of humour, but I have been caught out with kids using voice recording devices.

    Oops, sorry, bit of a rant. Look, if there is a context that mitigates the words then start there. I know I definitely call kids weirdos but I don't think I'd ever tell a kid they didn't belong. So talk to the teacher, if you're not satisfied, talk to the principal. If nothing else, it will put the teacher on notice that they will not get away with that sort of stuff.
     
  4. JackBaron

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    Tell your daughter to stop taking illegal recordings of her teacher. Call the principal if you have a problem and I'm sure it will be dealt with.
     
  5. AllForHer

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    @JackBaron has a point - the recording would be inadmissable as evidence in court if attained without the permission of the teacher.
     

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