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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.

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