More than 1,400 school staff have been made redundant in the last three years in schools across Northern Ireland.
Some 692 teachers and 738 support staff have gone since 2015.
A total of 164 teachers have been made redundant this year alone, according to figures from the Department of Education.
SDLP MLA Daniel McCrossan, who obtained the statistics, said it revealed a “crisis in the education system”.
In total, 1,430 staff have been made redundant since 2015.
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