South-west schools eligible for visiting metro relief teachers

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Updated June 20 2022 - 6:26pm, first published 4:15pm
Emmanuel College principal Peter Morgan says his school won't benefit from a Department of Education and Training initiative which will see metro teachers paid $700 per day to relocate to a regional area to ease staff shortages. Picture: Morgan Hancock

South-west schools facing critical teacher shortages could be staffed by Melbourne relief teachers paid $700 per day in a bid to keep schools operating, but one Warrnambool principal is questioning if an "untapped" body of registered teachers exists to fill the vacancies.