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Will work permit change hit local teachers?

Mon, 11 Feb 2013

There’s growing concern a change to the work permit system for secondary school teachers could impact local jobs.

However, a local headteacher says this isn't likely to be the case.

If approved by Tynwald, overseas teachers applying for jobs here wouldn't need to go through the lengthy task of securing a work permit.

It’s in an effort to appease growing recruitment difficulties at the Island’s upper schools.

Ballakermeen head, Adrienne Burnett said she thinks it’s a positive step:


  • Ballakermeen Headteacher, Adrienne Burnett


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