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Recruitment 'crisis' in education - Ballakermeen head

Adrienne Burnett says pandemic not the only thing to blame

The headteacher of a local high school has described recruitment in education as a 'crisis'.

Adrienne Burnett from Ballakermeen has lost six members of staff since September.

Due to a lack of on and off-Island replacements, the school is having to constantly change timetables and get teachers to take on extra lessons.

It's a problem Mrs Burnett says has been around for a very long time, and Ballakermeen isn't the only school suffering:

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