24 Jan 2020

Schools brace for unexpected enrolments

From Morning Report, 8:49 am on 24 January 2020

Schools start to reopen from Monday next week and many are bracing themselves for roll growth and last-minute enrolments that will put pressure on staffing and classroom space.

Principals in high-growth areas have hired extra teachers because they know some families will turn up without warning.

Here's RNZ education correspondent, John Gerritsen.