Education: Supply Teachers - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 1:08 pm on 22nd February 2021.

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Photo of Baroness Coussins Baroness Coussins Crossbench 1:08 pm, 22nd February 2021

My Lords, given the finding of the Migration Advisory Committee that modern foreign language teaching is a shortage occupation, will the Government commission research and data collection to show whether there is a disproportionate recourse to supply teachers for MFL, what level of difficulty is experienced by agencies in providing them and what impact this has on the take-up of teaching and learning languages?