What to do when your teacher harasses you.
OMG! My teacher is so inappropriate, leaving love notes in my book. Is he allowed to do that? Teachers are supposed to look after us and guide us to be the best form of ourselves and not make us feel unsafe at school.
When a teacher acts incorrectly, embarrasses you in front of the class or makes you feel uncomfortable; we call that harassment. It can be either physical, emotional or sexual. If a teacher has ever done this to you, you can report it to your school principal, teacher or a trusted adult, and they will be able to support you with the appropriate next steps.
Things your teacher should never do:
If you need help from trained counsellors, call Childline South Africa on their 24-hour toll-free helpline: 08000 55 555.