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Nicholas Clark Oakley: Ottawa teacher loses licence

15 January, 2021

Nicholas Clark Oakley

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OTTAWA CITIZEN reported that Nicholas Clark Oakley, a former teacher at the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board, has lost his licence. According to documents obtained from the Ontario College of Teachers, Nicholas Clark Oakley was found guilty of professional misconduct for sexual abuse, verbal and psychological abuse and “disgraceful, dishonourable or unprofessional” behaviour.

In December, as a result of a disciplinary hearing with the Ontario College of Teachers, Oakley’s license was revoked. The panel found Oakely guilty of sexual comments to three female students and grabbing one of them.
Oakley was a teacher at the board who worked at an overnight camp that offered leadership courses for students, college counsel told the discipline hearing.
Oakley engaged in “behaviour or remarks of a sexual nature” with three students, the hearing was told.

Ontario regulations require revocation of the certificate of qualification and registration for any teacher found guilty of sexual abuse of a student.

Oakley also received a reprimand.

If you have a complaint against Nicholas Clark Oakley or are a victim of sexual assault in Ontario, please contact us. We can help.