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Teacher scolds 5th-grade boy by brandishing scissors near his head

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A woman who teaches at an elementary school in Kobe City has been reprimanded for brandishing a pair of scissors near a student’s head to discipline him.

According to the Kobe City Board of Education, the incident occurred on Oct 28 at a municipal elementary school, Fuji TV reported. The fifth-grade boy’s homeroom teacher consulted the female teacher, who is in her 50s, about the student’s inability to seriously practice for an upcoming music recital.

After school, the teacher asked the boy to remain in the classroom. She warned him about his disruptive behavior and then asked him: “I wonder what’s going on inside your head,” while mimicking a hair cut with the scissors.

The following day, the school was contacted by the boy’s parents. The teacher admitted that she got carried away while she was scolding the boy. “My hands suddenly reached out for the scissors. My behavior went too far,” the education board quoted her as saying.

She has since apologized to the boy and his parents.

The board said it believes the teacher’s actions overstepped her professional boundaries and is deciding on a suitable punishment.

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What she did was unacceptable, I agree, but if she has been an exemplary teacher up to now, an apology should be sufficient

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She needs to be promptly dismissed and her teaching qualifications revoked. What an idiot. Clearly she has mental issues and shouldn't be around children. Fire her.

-9 ( +2 / -11 )

So, threats and ridicule are the only tools available for Japanese educators to discipline their students? Obviously Japanese educators are not educated.

-5 ( +2 / -7 )

WTF is wrong with you guys ?

This is why so many Kids nowadays become * ** **.

Even though the way might be a little bit bad, if the Parents are unable to teach their child proper behaviour and she has only Problems with the Kid no matter how much she tries to talk to him, sometimes it is the only way to show that there might be consequences -.-V

Stupid Parents praying to their child like it is some kind of godly beeing destroy our future.

If a Kid is an ** he / she is an **

-2 ( +3 / -5 )

School life must be exciting in Kobe.

3 ( +3 / -0 )

It was a dangerous act that was committed by the teacher.

And what if a child was to copy their teacher’s abnormal behavior and injure someone?

Oh wait, that is exactly what does happen... !

0 ( +2 / -2 )

This kid is now traumatized for the rest of his life, especially when it is time to get a haircut. Such unprofessional behavior should not be tolerated.

-8 ( +0 / -8 )

The teacher learned her particular form of intimidating behavior in early childhood as an acceptable way of bullying others. Ingrained cultural responses take a long time to transform - assuming there is any desire to change.

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I cannot judge without having met the kid. The school system is already driving the teachers crazy and some kids are absolutely out of control. Incidents are to be expected. How I feel about this is totally up to the general behavior of a kid I have never met, whose general behavior these articles never tell us.

3 ( +3 / -0 )

WTF is wrong with you guys ?

This is why so many Kids nowadays become * ** **.

Yep, kids have it made in JP, dont have to study, talk back to teachers and parents and nothing happens to them.

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The teacher admitted that she got carried away while she was scolding the boy. “My hands suddenly reached out for the scissors. My behavior went too far,”

The board said it believes the teacher’s actions overstepped her professional boundaries and is deciding on a suitable punishment.

Let me help you guys out : Re-train her to be a teacher. Because kids these days compared to kids from when she started teaching are different. Bring her up to speed with society. Because if she can do that with a pair of scissors, what if she got really angry in the classroom with the kids?

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