Court of Appeal substitutes the charge against him with one of staying in the country beyond the approved period, which has no provision for caning.
The two parties apologised after a meeting arranged by a Johor state exco.
The best way of instilling discipline is to reward good behaviour, says Intan Hashimah of USM.
Education minister says this case will be handled fairly according to the existing regulations and the findings will be made public.
The caning incident raises many questions about punishment in school and whether students and parents have avenues for appeal.
Teo Nie Ching says counselling will be provided for teachers going through stress and emotional problems at work, following caning incident in Johor school.
Education activist Noor Azimah Abdul Rahman says action must be taken against the teacher.
The student was reportedly caned for calling her teacher effeminate.
Human rights lawyers urge the government to reconsider its decision to retain the punishment.
The sentence will be carried out at the Kajang Women’s Prison in Selangor.
She says Cabinet feels caning gives bad impression of Islam and humiliates offenders.
The anti-graft body says the current jail sentence is not a good deterrent.
Dewan Ulama chief Mahfodz Mohamed says the caning of two women led to many learning 'the beauty of Islam'.
Seri Serdang assemblyman Dr Siti Mariah Mahmud says 'tazir' punishments, meted out at the discretion of shariah judges should suit the times.
PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang seems to imply that it is all right to cane under Islamic law as it is 'gentler' without taking into consideration the trauma caused.
The coalition's chairman Raja Kamarul Bahrin Shah says they respected and would abide by existing state laws.
Many PAS clerics still have a warped mentality of the feudal age where harsh punishment was the only means to deter people from committing personal sins.
Terengganu exco member Mohd Nor Hamzah says state government can't interfere in shariah court affair to stop caning.
For a society that claims Asian values are far superior to Western values, criminalising consensual sexual acts among the LGBT community is unacceptable.
The duo should seek damages for the punishment they suffered. The public shaming aspect of the punishment in Terengganu is especially alarming.
Caning is a cruel and degrading form of punishment that strips an individual of dignity and self-respect, says George Varughese.
The PKR leader says the caning episode shows a 'skewed and narrow interpretation of religious laws'.
Ahmad Shamsuri Mokhtar says the public will be able to accept the punishment if they view it objectively, not emotionally.
Pahang Islamic Religious Department says execution of the sentence needs thorough study.