Teachers treated for depression – Unions

Fiji Teachers Union members at a recent AGM at Rishikul College. Picture: JONA KONATACI/FT FILE

OVERCROWDED classrooms resulted in 561 teachers being medically treated for depression and hypertension last year, claims two teacher unions. Of this number, 82 had to be sent for further treatment abroad. This was the claim made by the Fiji Teachers Union (FTU) and the Fijian Teachers Association (FTA) in response to queries from this newspaper […]

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