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Stirring (1974) Synopsis of a "provocative" film set in an "authoritarian" boys' high school in Sydney and made to "demonstrate how a teacher approaches the controversial issue of the use of corporal punishment in schools".
There are stills from the film, and two short video clips from the movie.
Lee Street School: Chapter 3 -- Slates and Cane The story of a school in Melbourne.
I suspect GITEACPOC hopes that people will just assume that it is that kind of body. A BBC News Online "Talking Point" forum from September 1999, in the wake of the Human Rights Watch report on Kenya.
In reality, these busybodies who don't represent anyone except themselves can only keep on nagging. Talking Point: Child Discipline Links to several "conversations" about CP in spring 2001 on yet another BBC website.