ACT schools prepare for teacher shortages in Term 3 amid rising COVID cases

Sarah Lansdown
July 13 2022 - 5:30am

Educators are bracing for a difficult term ahead as the Education Directorate looks to reduce workloads by paring back reports and getting more final-year student teachers into schools as COVID cases are set to rise.

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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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