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Charges against teacher Clarissa Venter, accused of slapping a pupil, have been withdrawn.
The suspension of the Sans Souci Girls' High School pupil, who was slapped by a teacher in a video that went viral, has been upheld at her disciplinary hearing.
The pupil involved in a physical altercation with a teacher at Sans Souci Girls High School in Cape Town is facing five charges in her disciplinary hearing.
The mother of a child who was slapped by her teacher at a top Cape Town school says criminal charges have been laid. And it appears that the teacher, in turn, has laid a charge of her own.
A criminal court is not the right place to deal with Sans Souci Girls’ High School teacher Clarissa Venter for slapping a pupil, her defence attorney says.
A video clip has surfaced of pupils rallying behind a Cape Town teacher who was captured on earlier video footage slapping a pupil at Sans Souci Girls' High School.
Both the teacher and a pupil involved in a physical altercation at Sans Souci Girls High School in Cape Town have been suspended, the Western Cape Education Department has confirmed.
A Cape Town teacher who was seen slapping a pupil at Sans Souci Girls High School will face disciplinary action, the Western Cape Department of Education has said.
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