The shortage of teachers will end this year says the Education Department

Wednesday, 25 January 2017 - 18:06

The Education Department made an announcement saying that they are planning to end the shortage of teachers currently prevailing throughout the country by end of this year.

Accordingly, in addition to those from the national teacher training colleges, another 1093 graduates are being scheduled to enroll as teachers by the ministry.

A plan is also underway to recruit retired teachers on contract basis to teach subjects that have a shortage of teachers, the ministry further said.