19 Sep 2018

Relief teacher shortage forces drastic measures

From Morning Report, 7:50 am on 19 September 2018

Rural schools have been struggling to find enough relief teachers during the winter flu season with at least one sending students home and others leaving senior classes to work without a teacher. Principals say relievers are always hard to find in the country, but the teacher shortage is making it worse. RNZ education correspondent John Gerritsen has the story.