1. Introduction 2. Beginning at the beginning 3. Who's who in education 4. Subject to contract : the employment relationship 5. You won't get me, I'm part of the union : the employer's rights and duties 6. Working to rule : the teacher as employee 7. Reproduction : copyright law 8. Object lessons : lesson contents 9. Some of us are more equal than others : equal opportunities in schools and access to education 10. Better informed but not necessarily wiser : information and records 11. A family affair : children and parents 12. Protecting children 13. An assault course : assault, punishment and discipline 14. Can I have your attention, please : negligence 15. Brief encounters : legal remedies.