New measures to tackle school Covid staffing shortage

New measures to tackle school Covid staffing shortage

The Department of Education has announced additional measures to help increase the availability of substitute teachers. It comes as schools warn that they are at breaking point amid a crisis level of staff shortages. The teacher shortage crisis has reached levels never seen before, senior school managers say, and they have warned that it is … Read more

Covid ‘long haulers’ struggle to work amid labor shortage

Covid 'long haulers' struggle to work amid labor shortage

“I pretty much live here in the living room,” Bedell said from her house near Pittsburgh. “I feel like I’ve lost the life that I had.”Last November, she and her family contracted Covid-19. The virus killed her father.Nearly a year later, she’s still battling post-Covid syndrome, a mysterious long-term condition plaguing some coronavirus patients, and … Read more

Acute shortage of crypto experts leads to hike in remuneration in India’s blockchain industry

Acute shortage of crypto experts leads to hike in remuneration in India’s blockchain industry

NEW DELHI: The number of active job openings in India’s blockchain industry has increased by 50 per cent since last year with 12,000 vacancies, according to Xpheno’s report, an Indian specialist talent solutions company. The annual salary in the crypto industry has shot up to Rs 80 lakhs for crypto experts with 8 to 10 … Read more

Somalia opens first public oxygen plant to help treat COVID-19 amid severe shortage

Somalia opens first public oxygen plant to help treat COVID-19 amid severe shortage

MOGADISHU, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Somalia’s first public oxygen plant opened on Thursday, in a ray of hope for a country where a lifesaving treatment for the coronavirus has been largely unavailable to patients during the pandemic.Global demand for medical oxygen has surged with the COVID-19 pandemic, and many countries have experienced desperate shortages.This and … Read more