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Teacher training review requested

NAHT boss has visited Island schools

The president of the National Association of Head Teachers says the Isle of Man needs to look at how teachers are trained.

Ann Lyons, a head from North West London, was on the Island last week for an inter-Island conference which was supported by the NAHT and other unions.

It was her first visit to schools in a Crown Dependency and Mrs Lyons said she was pleased to see schools here remain at the heart of the community.

Whilst noting that issues such as recruitment are common problems for the Island and the UK, there was one area specific to the Island which she thought Manx authorities needed to examine:

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