Special education teacher assists troubled teen, airplane lands safely – Sydney Morning Herald

“This is what every single teacher does, every single day.”

Special needs teacher Sophie Murphy Photo: Paul Jeffers When she first boarded Flight JQ527 from Sydney to Melbourne three weeks ago, Sophie Murphy felt an “awful tension” in the cabin. It was 10pm on a Sunday and 180 tired, grumpy strangers were sniping and squabbling over luggage space inside the A320 Airbus.

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“This is what every single teacher does, every single day.”

“I just want people to know that all teachers have these amazing, incredible skills that can be called on in many settings at any time. Teachers rock.”