Docs

UK teacher defends covert taping of students

Despite punitive action by the United Kingdom's General Teaching Council, a science teacher who secretly videotaped her misbehaving students is standing by her contribution to a 'Dispatches' documentary for Channel 4. The teacher, Alex Dolan, says that her footage exposes matters of public interest and therefore justifies her actions.
March 27, 2009

Despite punitive action by the United Kingdom’s General Teaching Council, a science teacher who secretly videotaped her misbehaving students is standing by her contribution to a ‘Dispatches’ documentary for Channel 4. The teacher, Alex Dolan, says that her footage exposes matters of public interest and therefore justifies her actions.

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

Menu

Search