Stress costs millions in Oz

2nd March 2001 at 00:00
MORE than 900 stressed-out teachers and principals in the Australian state of Victoria have been awarded almost $34 million - pound;12.4 million - over the past five years. Heavy workloads, difficult students abuse and lack of recognition have taken their toll, according to psychologists, union leaders, teachers and principals. The Herald Sun says the payouts so far are just the tip of an iceberg.

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