Retired teachers are being urged to head back to the classroom
The Ontario College of Teachers is asking retired teachers to return to work to help alleviate a shortage of educators in the province.
With online learning and smaller class sizes because of the pandemic, the province is facing a tough time filling all the new positions.
A spokesperson for the college says they have also reached out to newly licensed teachers and those without jobs.
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