Labour needs to act to relieve pressures on the education workforce
Vale of Glamorgan headteacher says the ‘harrowing’ pressure of the job forced him off work. Commenting, Welsh Conservative Shadow Minister for Education Laura Anne Jones MS said:
“It’s worrying to read today’s news that at least 150 headteachers have sought professional help because of the pressures they are currently experiencing. The Labour Government in Cardiff Bay have cut the education budget in real terms, it’s evident that the pressures caused by this continue to build.
“As always with Labour, they claim that the well-being of the education workforce is a priority, but actions speak louder than words. Education in Wales is in crisis and the Labour Government need to offer more than words to staff who are struggling with their mental health. We need to see urgent action to relieve pressures on our education workforce.”
Commenting on his exchange today at First Minister’s questions, Leader of the Welsh Conservatives, Andrew RT Davies MS said: