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NUT says tackling teacher shortage ‘should be priority’ | BBC News

Teachers are calling for tackling staff shortages to be made a priority rather than “politically motivated” projects such as academies and free schools.

The National Union of Teachers heard warnings of a ‘crisis’ in schools struggling to recruit teachers. Teachers warned of excessive workload and inadequate pay damaging both recruitment and retention.

A Department for Education spokesman said: “We’re investing hundreds of millions in teacher recruitment.”

Read more about this story on the BBC website: NUT says tackling teacher shortage ‘should be priority’ | BBC News

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