Sacked Tembusu College don accused of sexual misconduct had openly discussed teacher-student relationships

NUS fired Dr Jeremy Fernando after investigating complaints that he engaged in sexual misconduct with two students.
NUS fired Dr Jeremy Fernando after investigating complaints that he engaged in sexual misconduct with two students.PHOTO: SCREENGRAB FROM TEMBUSUCOLLEGE/YOUTUBE

SINGAPORE - Former Tembusu College don Jeremy Fernando, who was fired amid sexual misconduct allegations, had openly discussed the idea of sexual relationships between teachers and students.

In a paper that was part of his 2017 book Why Hasn't JB Already Disappeared, he wrote that "insemination" can be a part of teaching and could open up students and teachers to possibilities.

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