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Students in Pacific Island countries are facing violence in schools at a higher rate than the global average according to a recent survey by UNICEF. Audio
Getting the strap at school - a harmless rite of passage or an awful abuse of power? Produced by Justin Gregory. Audio
It's a decade this month since one of the most controversial law changes was introduced - what became known as the anti-smacking law. Section 59 of the Crimes Act was amended, abolishing the use of… Audio
Opinion - The idea that corporal punishment can do anything to fix moral turpitude in the young is wildly wrong, writes PPTA president Jack Boyle.
New guidelines to deal with violent students have been welcomed but secondary school teachers say more still needs to be done.