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GAY MALE TEACHER CHARGED FOR HAVING SEX WITH 14-YEAR OLD BOY

A physics teacher who met a 14-year-old boy on Facebook has become the second man to be convicted of sexual offences with the teenager. Paul Tan Sze Aik, 37, who is currently suspended from teaching, admitted three charges on Tuesday - two of committing an obscene act and one of getting the boy to give him oral sex. Three other charges will be taken into consideration when he is sentenced. Last month, Suhaimi Shamsudin, 24, then an undergraduate, was sentenced to 12 months' jail for having sex with the same teenager. He is appealing against sentence.

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Time for corporal punishment in schools?

MS CATHERINE Ng's letter ("Timely reminder for 'monster parents' "; last Saturday) reminds me of similar stories I frequently hear from friends whose spouses or children are school teachers. It underscores the great stress teachers face from the exacting demands of not only their schools and the Education Ministry, but also unreasonable and disrespectful parents. Some teachers are chided and blamed when they notify parents of their children's habitual tardiness, refusal to submit homework, misbehaviour and so on.

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Teacher jailed for six months for committing indecent acts on 13-year-old boy

A 42-year-old teacher was jailed for six months on Wednesday for committing indecent acts on a 13-year-old boy who was studying in the same school. She had pleaded guilty on Feb 5 to kissing him on the lips and giving him love bites on his neck and shoulder. In passing sentence, District Judge Ng Peng Hong noted that the case involved "the sexual grooming of a young victim by a teacher" and said that a jail sentence was appropriate as it is the public policy to protect the young and vulnerable.

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Teacher admits sexually abusing 2 ex-students

As a trainee teacher, Yeo Chang Yong was supposed to protect and look after the secondary school students under his charge. Instead, he abused his position and destroyed the "fundamental feeling of safety" by sexually abusing two of his former students, said Deputy Public Prosecutor Sharmila Sripathy-Shanaz in court yesterday. Yeo, 30, had sex with one victim on six occasions after he had left the school. She was 15 and he was 26 when the offences were committed in late 2010. He also committed a separate offence in the same year by fondling the breasts of the other victim, then 14.

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