The Case Of Parent Teacher Bullying That Has Ripped Apart A School

the quicky

02 May 2019 · 9 minutes

The Case Of Parent Teacher Bullying That Has Ripped Apart A School
play Episode

On Tuesday, the parent of a child at a NSW school stabbed a teacher with a pair of scissors.

It sounds extreme but those educating our children say that dealing with some parents unrealistic expectations and escalating violence is becoming an all too familiar shared experience.

Today we speak to reporter Melissa Fyfe who is investigating the rise of the new school yard bully - overprotective parents.


Host/Producer: Claire Murphy

Executive Producer: Elle Beattie

Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri


Thanks to our special guest Sydney Morning Herald Reporter Melissa Fyfe and the teachers from the Mamamia community who contributed on our podphone.

The Quicky is the easiest and most enjoyable way to get across the news every day. And it’s delivered straight to your ears in a daily podcast so you can listen whenever you want, wherever you the gym, on the train, in the playground or at night while you're making dinner.

The Quicky. Getting you up to speed. Daily.

Want The Quicky in your ears every day?  Subscribe at or in your favourite podcast app.

Love the show? Send us an email [email protected] or call the podphone 02 8999 9386.

More Episodes

Load More
00:00 / ???