Concerns have been raised that head teachers are stepping in to teach classes in Dundee due to staff shortages.
Fife is facing a teacher recruitment crisis, according to new figures.
A retiring principal tore into the Education Secretary for failing to get a grip on the “real crisis” of teachers fleeing the profession.
Scotland’s teacher recruitment crisis has been blamed on the “intolerable burden of poverty”.
Classrooms are set to feel the impact of Thursday’s budget as Angus Council battles an unprecedented £18 million funding shortfall.
Dundee will run a new fast-track teaching course in a bid to tackle the recruitment crisis in swathes of rural Scotland.
An “increasingly critical” shortage of science and maths teachers is being compounded by graduates not reaching the required standard in English, Dundee academics have warned.
Teachers will be drafted in from classrooms across Perthshire to help meet the maths teacher shortage at one of its schools.