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# Teacher

All time
# Love/Hate relationship
Elmo from Love/Hate reveals he used to be the school bully
He used to pick on St Patrick’s Athletic striker Anthony Flood.
# Lesson Learned
Teacher demonstrates to class how pictures spread on the internet, goes viral
It’s safe to say she proved her point.
# Ball So Hard
Harlem Globetrotters visit teacher who went viral with basketball trick
Mr Hovan was filmed spinning a basketball on his pen while marking papers.
# Viral
Teenager goes viral with selfie taken with his teacher who was in labour
It is truly a snapshot of our time.
# hot for teacher
WATCH: Hugh Jackman runs into former student on the red carpet
Did you know that Hugh Jackman used to be a P.E. teacher?
# Hands Up
The 8 most terrifying things your teacher said in class
Steel your nerves. We’re going back there.
Tell us, did you have a favourite teacher?
Pay tribute to them here…
# troublemaker
12 incredible reasons for getting a detention
If you’re going to get in trouble, it might as well be for a brilliant reason.
# Athlone
JobBridge primary teacher ad slammed as "exploitative"
The Department of Education has said that schools can participate in the scheme – but not use it to displace staff or fill a current vacancy.
# if it ain't broke
Teacher wears same outfit for 40 years of school photos
Well, if it works.
# elected
New Labour mayor of South Dublin County will "continue to be outspoken"
A number of Labour councillors have left the party, but new Mayor Dermot Looney said he intends to stay with the party – even if his views are sometimes ‘left field’.
# Runaway teen
British teacher found guilty of abduction after eloping with pupil, 15
Jeremy Forrest and the schoolgirl moved to France and dyed their hair – with the schoolgirl saying she encouraged the relationship.
# Tragedy
16 children die in Pakistan school bus fire
The blaze was apparently caused by a spark when the driver of the dual-fuel van switched from gas to petrol.
# gym rats
8 reasons why P.E was the only reason to get out of bed for school
Including piano goal celebrations, Spiderman undies in the public swimming pool and vomit-inducing rope climbs.
# get into pairs
The 7 most annoying things your teacher ever said
“They won’t accept that handwriting next year.”
It is spreading across Ireland - but what exactly is suspended coffee?
Suspended coffee is the slightly clunky name for a cheap good deed which has been spreading across Ireland. Here’s what it’s all about.
# Cool Runnings
Interview: Galway native on top of the world after North Pole victory
Gary Thornton was more relieved than anything else to finish the icy course last week.
# Bullying
28 students suspended for 'Liking' explicit post about teacher
A Co Limerick school has suspended 28 students after liking a Facebook update referring to a teacher’s personal life.
# Teachers
INTO calls for all teachers to be given mental health training
The training would mean that teachers could better deal with work colleagues who are experiencing mental health difficulties.
Bullied: Your stories of bullying in school
We asked and you told us. Here are your stories about bullying in school.
# Child's play
Teacher with a fear of children sues Ohio school district
The 61-year-old woman says her phobia was triggered when she began teaching younger children.
Column: What I’ll miss most about an Irish Christmas
The 12 pubs, the annual soap catch-up and the post-dinner snooze – Simon Growney will be thinking longingly of them in Thailand.
# way back when
13 famous people who used to teach
Gene Simmons taught primary school for a while… it didn’t work out.
# ratbo
Enda Kenny: Taoiseach, teacher... rat-killer
Extracts from The Unlikely Taoiseach by John Downing show a tough side to Enda ‘Ratbo’* Kenny. (*We may have made up this nickname.)
# megan stammers
Runaway British teen heads home, teacher in French prison
Megan Stammers and her 30-year-old maths teacher Jeremy Forrest were found in France yesterday.
# Missing
Missing schoolgirl Megan Stammers and teacher found in France
Police said the information which led to their discovery came as a direct result of media coverage in France.
# Powerful
VIDEO: Teacher of the Year criticises the “injustice” of system and “teacher-bashing”
English teacher Evelyn O’Connor made an emotional speech about the issue of non-permanency and her anger with education policies here. Watch her speech….
# hazing
Teacher and students arrested after 'brutal' hazing allegations
Three boys were attacked in separate incidents at a high school in Southern California. One 18-year-old student is being investigated for child cruelty.
# France
Toulouse gunman’s 29-year-old brother charged with murder and terrorism
French authorities have said they believe Abdelkader Merah was involved in his brother Mohamed’s shooting spree which left seven people dead.
# Iraq
School teacher shot dead by pupil in Iraq
The school teacher was shot dead by a student who then turned the gun on himself in the calssroom, eye-witnessess said.
# California
US teacher put on leave over porn site allegations
Special education teacher and former girls soccer coach Heidi Kaeslin faces allegations that she maintained a pornographic website from her school-issued laptop computer.
# Teacher
UK schoolteacher defends out-of-hours porn career
Benedict Garrett, a teacher with a soft porn website and stripping career, faces being struck off the register.
The 9 at 9: Saturday
Nine things you need to know before 9am: Gardaí make five arrests in relation to a massive drugs haul; good news for cash-strapped ESB customers; presidential elections in Nigeria; and Stephen Fry is prepared to go to prison.
# Teacher
Teacher who called himself ‘The Salford Stallion’ and had sex with pupils is jailed
The deputy head of a secondary school in Manchester had sex with a number of pupils and was jailed for six years today.
# Inquest
Teacher sets himself alight after texting 'I love you' to girl, 8
The 29-year-old had been suspended from his post during an investigation into his “relationship” with an eight-year-old student. An inquest found he set himself on fire moments after texting the girl to say “I love you”.
# Bad Idea
Teachers fired for flirting with students on Facebook
One teacher told his teenage students they looked “sexy” in photos they had posted on Facebook.