12 Feb 2021

Education Ministry forecasting secondary teacher shortfall

From Morning Report, 7:52 am on 12 February 2021

Auckland secondary schools have just two years to head off a worsening teacher shortage.

The Education Ministry has forecast a shortfall of thirty secondary teachers in the city this year, blowing out to sixty by 2023.

Some schools are already giving up teaching certain subjects because they can't find qualified staff.

Here's RNZ education correspondent, John Gerritsen.