Shortage of teachers impacting secondary schools in the north west

Schools across the north west and indeed the country are facing a shortage of teachers in a number of students.


The concerns have been raised as the Minister for Education and Skills, Joe McHugh begins a two-day fact-finding mission and engagement with Irish teachers working in the United Arab Emirates.



The Donegal TD will meet with Irish teachers in Dubai and Abu Dhabi to gather their views on teaching abroad.


 David McEvoy is the principal of St Attracta’s College in Tubbercurry, he says there is a shortage here at home of teachers in a number of subjects and it’s a real concern.