Retired teachers, final-year university students called in to combat NSW teacher shortage amid COVID surge

Emily Wind
By Emily Wind
Updated March 17 2022 - 8:49am, first published 8:00am
TOUGH TIME: COVID-19 is heaping pressure on schools. Picture: File

Schools right across the state are being hit with COVID-19 outbreaks to such an extent that final-year university students and retired teachers are being called back to the classroom to fill the gaps.


Emily Wind

Emily Wind


Originally from Lake Macquarie, Emily kickstarted her journalism career in Tumut before moving to the Daily Advertiser in Wagga where she covers Health and Features. Got a story tip? Email, or call 0457 459 095.

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