School in Phnom Penh is Starting to Ask for Criminal Background Checks for English Teachers in Cambodia

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Re: School in Phnom Penh is Starting to Ask for Criminal Background Checks for English Teachers in Cambodia

Post by violet » Thu May 03, 2018 3:38 pm

prahocalypse now wrote:
Thu May 03, 2018 3:04 pm
Gilmore wrote:
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Keith Wright was never convicted of rape. It was unlawful carnal knowledge of students he taught.
What's the difference between rape and unlawful carnal knowledge?
I think the better question is what's the difference between sex with a minor and unlawful carnal knowledge?
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Re: School in Phnom Penh is Starting to Ask for Criminal Background Checks for English Teachers in Cambodia

Post by Barang chgout » Thu May 03, 2018 5:40 pm

prahocalypse now wrote:
Gilmore wrote:
Thu May 03, 2018 1:10 pm
Keith Wright was never convicted of rape. It was unlawful carnal knowledge of students he taught.
What's the difference between rape and unlawful carnal knowledge?
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Re: School in Phnom Penh is Starting to Ask for Criminal Background Checks for English Teachers in Cambodia

Post by Gilmore » Fri May 04, 2018 5:54 am

Correct. Legal terminology varies worldwide. In the U.S. it is called statutory rape. It means they cannot prove the offender forced forced the underage victim to have sex, so a lesser sentence is imposed.
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Re: School in Phnom Penh is Starting to Ask for Criminal Background Checks for English Teachers in Cambodia

Post by that genius » Fri May 04, 2018 7:11 am

The CRC will weed out a lot of people, and so would genuine ARCs (Academic Record Checks).

I know of at least one clown who claims he has a Ph. D but wouldn't tell people what university he did it through.
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Re: School in Phnom Penh is Starting to Ask for Criminal Background Checks for English Teachers in Cambodia

Post by sigmoid » Tue May 29, 2018 4:25 pm

The biggest basketcase in the region with the lowest pay... :D

Most schools are lucky if they can get anybody.

Most likely, this will fizzle out and be forgot after the election. Otherwise, there be a massive teacher shortage.
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Re: School in Phnom Penh is Starting to Ask for Criminal Background Checks for English Teachers in Cambodia

Post by Firefly » Wed May 30, 2018 1:07 am

Do you think we will see more call for Chinese speaking teachers and less for English? :stir:
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Re: School in Phnom Penh is Starting to Ask for Criminal Background Checks for English Teachers in Cambodia

Post by Heng Heng Heng » Wed May 30, 2018 6:03 am

Citizens of the jade Empire aren't going anywhere, and those who learn the language of their new masters may be accepted as trustees and given better roles in the future.
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Re: School in Phnom Penh is Starting to Ask for Criminal Background Checks for English Teachers in Cambodia

Post by that genius » Wed May 30, 2018 6:46 am

Firefly wrote:
Wed May 30, 2018 1:07 am
Do you think we will see more call for Chinese speaking teachers and less for English? :stir:
Smart schools already include Chinese in their curriculum, and a decent Chinese teacher can ask for close to what NS English teachers get.

The reason why English will rule for a long time yet is that one can go from beginner to literate in 6 months with English. In Chinese, make that 5 years if you want to read/write as well.
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