In response to Chris McGovern: Pupils are out of control. No wonder teachers ‘lose it’, Barry Sheridan wrote:
While one can only sympathise with the teacher concerned, it must be said that the teaching professions have brought this on themselves with their ridiculous support of ideas about how classes ought to be run. Unfortunately in falling foul of the legal system she has found out that the judiciary are also wrapped up in this fiction, a world whose central theme is to allow any form of stupidity free rein, one where the checks that contribute to a civilised society are routinely prevented. This will continue until the voters wake up and realise that those they have been electing often ignore them and their concerns in favour of personal aggrandisement.