The ministry of education is investigating a verbal altercation between a student and teacher at the Ellerslie School to decide what if any action to take against the parties involved.

In the meantime Minister of Education, Santia Bradshaw has issued a statement condemning the behaviour that was captured on video and widely circulated on social media.

Ms. Bradshaw expressed alarm over the incident.

Ms.  Bradshaw felt the teacher was correct in not backing down and condemned disrespect for teachers.