Teacher Career Breaks Could Be Stopped To Deal With Shortages

The Teachers Union of Ireland disagrees with the suggestion, and believes it'll make matters worse.

Teachers may be stopped taking career breaks to deal with shortages.

Due to the pressure on substitute teacher availability, non-statutory breaks may be considered.

Some trainee teachers who've done work placement may also be drafted in over the next few weeks.

General Secretary of the Teachers Union of Ireland, Tullamore's Michael Gillespie believes taking away career breaks will only make the problem worse:

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