27 Jul 2020

Survey reveals frequent school violence, abuse

From Morning Report, 7:56 am on 27 July 2020

Staff at fifteen Otago schools have reported more than 200 verbal and physical attacks in a five week survey. Teachers, principals and teacher aides say they were punched, slapped, kicked and sworn at.

The results come amid rising concern about violence in schools nationally.

Here's RNZ education correspondent, John Gerritsen.