Cause of Canberra teacher shortage unknown, budget estimates hearing told

Sarah Lansdown
By Sarah Lansdown
Updated October 19 2021 - 5:58am, first published 5:30am
Education Minister Yvette Berry told the budget estimates hearing a taskforce was set up to find out why there was a shortage of teachers. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

The Education Directorate does not know why the ACT is suffering from a shortage of teachers, a budget estimates hearing was told.

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Sarah Lansdown

Sarah Lansdown

Canberra Times education reporter

Sarah covers all stages of education in the capital, from early childhood to higher education. Previously she was a general news reporter at The Advocate in North West Tasmania. She was named Best New Journalist at the 2019 Tasmanian Media Awards for a series on paramedic shortages. Email: sarah.lansdown@canberratimes.com.au

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