Education experts discuss teacher abuse

Minister for Education Dan Tehan has gathered school leaders in Canberra to discuss teacher abuse.
Minister for Education Dan Tehan has gathered school leaders in Canberra to discuss teacher abuse.

School leaders from across Australia have come together to discuss the abuse of teachers.

Federal Education Minister Dan Tehan summoned teachers, principals, parents and advocates to Canberra on Friday to develop a national strategy to address the problem.

The experts and interest groups also discussed establishing a "national evidence institute" to inform teaching methods.

Australian Associated Press