700 teachers are to be found two weeks before the start of the new school year

700 teachers are to be found two weeks before the start of the new school year

Less than two weeks before the start of the school year, the school network is still looking for 700 teachers to be hired.

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This was said by Education Minister Jean-François Roberge on Thursday morning on the airwaves of 98.5 FM, while this compilation, which Le Journal was trying to obtain, was unavailable yesterday. .

This is a figure “that should be taken with caution and with tweezers because it will certainly improve in the coming days,” the minister told the Journal.

Several mapping sessions are underway or will be held at school service centers over the next few days, he said.

Listen to Alexandre Dubé’s interview with Jean-François Roberge, Education Minister and MNA for Chambly, for the Coalition Avenir Québec on QUB radio:

This data comes from information gathering conducted on the school network on August 15th and will be conducted weekly thereafter. Comparisons with previous years are not possible because the ministry had not previously collected this data.

Minister Roberge ensures that details of job vacancies are published.

He remains confident that there will be a teacher in every class by the start of the school year, as the Respond now recruitment drive has enabled more than 6,000 applications to be received, he says.