Canberra schools to face staffing shortage in Term 1

Sarah Lansdown
Updated January 18 2022 - 6:12am, first published 5:30am

The teachers' union has warned there won't be enough educators to keep schools open for in-person learning as school administrators plan for multiple COVID outbreak scenarios for the beginning of Term 1.

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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:

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