Plans for video link lessons to deal with teacher shortage



Pupils could be taught by video link in an effort to deal with teacher shortages in Scotland’s classrooms, education secretary John Swinney has suggested.
A scheme in place in the Western Isles could be replicated in areas like Aberdeen which has trouble attracting teachers to the city, according to the Deputy First Minister.
Mr Swinney said he wants to attract more people into the profession, but schemes such as the “e-sgoil”, broadcasting lessons across the Western Isles from Stornoway, could be a solution for mainland areas.
“It is designed to deliver education across the challenging... read more

 
20 March 2017 in Politics, Views: 46
Source: Scotsman
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