In 2011, the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions warned that a loophole in ACT legislation made it legal for teachers to have sex with students as long as they were over the age of consent of 16. In 2013, the Assembly agreed to raise this to 18.
Can a teacher date their student?
While teachers are currently barred from intimate relationships with current students, NSW is the only state in the country which does not explicitly ban teachers from embarking on romantic relationships with former students even if they are of legal age.
Is it illegal for a teacher to date a student in college?
As one graduate student put it, “Students should be treated by faculty as scholars, not as potential sexual partners.” And even though most other colleges and universities ban student-faculty dating where a supervisory relationships exists, virtually no institution requires professors to wait any length of time before
What does flirtatious behavior look like?
People who flirt possibly touch the one they like while they talk. An accidental arm graze or bumping into might mean you are being flirted with. Often the person will touch your arm or try to brush hands or feet against you if you are seated at a table or bar.