The aim of the CarerCheck workshop was to dispel the myth that school principles, boards, and councils cannot be held responsible for the conduct of other school employees. Here’s a rundown of the event.

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Earlier this month a water polo coach at a prestigious Johannesburg school was arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting more than 20 boys. In a separate incident, a female teacher at a Northern Cape school was suspended after allegedly sexually assaulting a female pupil. These aren’t isolated incidents, and nor are they limited to cases