An improper relationship with a student can result in a criminal conviction, imprisonment and financial penalties. Even if the relationship is consensual, an improper sexual act between teacher and student is illegal. Are you being charged with an improper sexual relationship?
Is it illegal for a student teacher relationship?
School staff who are not a students direct classroom teacher could still face jail time if they have a sexual relationship with a student. The NSW Government is introducing changes to the special care laws that make it an offence for teachers to have sex with a student aged 16 or 17.
Why is it illegal for teachers and students to date?
Because teachers are in a position of authority over their students. The law doesnt want a teacher having a sexual relationship, or any romantic relationship at all, with a student. College professors even get fired for it.