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NI schools struggling to cope with staff shortages sending pupils home

Department of Education blames Covid for the situation 

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Justin McCamphill, Northern Officiall with teaching union NASUWT.

Justin McCamphill, Northern Officiall with teaching union NASUWT.

Justin McCamphill, Northern Officiall with teaching union NASUWT.

Education Minister Michelle McIlveen has been urged to advise schools on the steps they need to take when schools cannot be staffed due to Covid.

The Northern Ireland Teachers’ Council (NITC) said some schools are having to send pupils home as there are no teachers available to teach them.


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