Teacher recruitment crisis can be averted using Skype and unqualified teachers 'Technology that beams teachers into classrooms could help schools overcome a dearth of teachers, Sir Andrew said. When speaking to a French teacher struggling to fill vacancies he “suddenly realised there are 60 million in France, and we have technology, so why don’t we embrace technology and just have a French teacher come in on a screen?' (SchoolsWeek,.co.uk, 19th October 2015.) Today, French teachers in France. Tomorrow, English teachers in India, and Finland, and Singapore &c.