Monday, July 7, 2014

‘Toxic’ culture at Scotland’s national deaf school

There's a “toxic culture bullying, lack of transparency and incompetence" at Scotland's national deaf school, according to senior staff. The Edinburgh News reports on a battle among administrators overs recent grievances following the conviction of a school worker for indecently assaulting an underage teen at the school in 2009. The paper quotes staff as saying, “The grievance and the issues surrounding it are still ongoing. This is about the wider governance of the school. It’s a toxic organisation – it’s in crisis and has been for quite some time. The staff want the grievance to be heard. We’re not interested in meetings." Read more here.