Mandurah student allegedly assaulted by teacher

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THE Department of Education is investigating claims a Mandurah teacher assaulted a student.

This incident – where a student was allegedly thrown to the ground – was said to have occurred at a secondary school in the Mandurah area.

Department of Education professional standards and conduct executive director Eamon Ryan said the incident was being considered.

He said the department’s standards and integrity directorate was assessing an allegation that a teacher from a Mandurah-area secondary school had physically assaulted a student.

“We understand that the matter has also been reported to WA Police,” he said.

Mandurah detectives will investigate the claim.

No charges have been laid.

The teacher is not currently at school while the matter is being assessed.

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