Teaching union calls for investment in school buildings

The National Union of Teachers says that recent concerns about asbestos exposure in Welsh schools highlights the need for investment in school buildings. They say pupils continue to be taught in dilapidated buildings that are not fit for purpose.

In almost every community in Wales you will find schools in dangerous and unhealthy conditions. This is having a noticeable and detrimental impact on education services.

– Secretary of NUT David Evans

Cwmcarn High School was recently shut down when asbestos was discovered in the main block and 900 pupils had to be relocated.

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Clinics for asbestos concerns

Special health clinics will be held today for Cwmcarn High School pupils and their parents to discuss asbestos concerns.