How to fail as a teacher of foreign students – refuse to pass the buggers who learn nothing

November 27, 2010

Don't worry, kid...we can guarantee you a diploma in brain surgery.

We must wonder about the overseas education business this morning, after learning of what happened to teacher Judy Kraidy.

She lost her job teaching foreign students because she refused to pass students who paid about $15,000 to $20,000 for a course but did not learn anything.

“When you’re at tertiary level accountancy … you can’t just give them a qualification because you feel sorry for them. They have to meet a standard and even the absolute minimum standard they couldn’t come close to.”

Bad attitude, apparently.

She was given the heave-ho from the grandly named New Zealand Institute of Commerce, which Alf is pleased to report is no longer in business.

Alf tracked down a listing of the company on the web which mis-spelled the name of the country in which it was operating:

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