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New teachers mentor delay worry - General Teaching Council

Wales' professional body for teaching is warning that hundreds of newly-qualified teachers are missing out on career support due to delays in implementing a new system of regional mentors.

During their first year on the job, teachers should be given a mentor, but the General Teaching Council said 500 of them were still waiting.

Unions are also warning that many teachers could drop out and be lost to the profession.

Education correspondent Arwyn Jones reports.

Mentor delay 'hampers new teachers'

  • 06 Mar 2013
  • From the section Wales