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HCM City lacks 6,000 teachers for the new school year, the municipal Education and Training Department has said.

More than 1 percent of teachers quit, Education Ministry wants to raise salaries

Most teachers who have resigned are mostly in large cities and localities with industrial zones such as HCM City, Hanoi, Da Nang and Binh Duong, and areas with difficult socio-economic conditions such as Son La and Gia Lai.

Education sector cuts 2% of personnel, now lacks teachers

Local education departments are complaining about the lack of teachers for schools. However, there are no teachers to recruit at this moment.

Shortage of specialised teachers causing concern for VN high schools

A shortage of teachers in specialised subjects is causing concern for high schools that are preparing to implement a long-approved new curriculum for 10th-graders in the next academic year.

HCMC-based schools face shortage of teachers at all levels

Due to the pandemic, teacher recruitment for the 2021-2022 school year in Thu Duc City and 21 districts of HCM City took place later than every year. At present, some localities have finished recruitment, but the shortage of teachers still recurs.

COVID infections trigger teacher shortage in HCM City

Just three weeks after restarting in-person classes, many schools in HCM City are facing a shortage as an increasing number of teachers get COVID-19 infections.

VN pre-schools lack 45,000 teachers

By the end of the 2019-2020 academic year, Vietnam had 364,776 nursery school teachers, an increase of 2, 604 teachers over the previous year, according to a report from the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET).

Private nursery schools face teacher shortage

Many private nursery schools in HCM City and neighbouring provinces are facing teacher shortage after three-month school closure.

HCM City public schools face teacher shortage

Many districts in HCM City continue to face a teacher shortage at public schools, even though the 2019-20 academic year began two months ago.

Vietnamese schools anticipate serious shortage of art teachers

With the new general education program, all high schools will face a shortage of art and music teachers.

VN Education Ministry wants to recruit 23,000 teachers

When opening the new academic year, the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) emphasized that this is an important year to prepare for application of the new general education program and textbooks for next year.

New academic year begins, but teacher and classroom shortages still exist

The Ministry of Education and Training have asked the Prime Minister and the Politburo to approve a plan to increase the teaching workforce in 22 provinces.

Teacher shortage affects pre-schools in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province

 VietNamNet Bridge – Public pre-schools in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau are in need hundreds of teachers due to recruitment difficulties that have affected the quality of teaching and care.

Are schools at fault for student-abuse cases?

VietNamNet Bridge - Under current regulations, state-owned schools do not have the right to recruit teachers, as this is the job of the Ministry of Interior Affairs.

Teacher shortages and surpluses: who is to blame?

The Ministry of Education and Training has reported a shortage of 76,000 teachers nationwide. Primary schools in HCMC complain they are overloaded. And at many secondary schools, teachers sit idle.

Local authorities complain about teacher shortage

VietNamNet Bridge - Twenty-seven cities/provinces have reported they lack teachers for the 2018-2019 academic year and want to employ new teachers. 

Vietnam lacks 76,000 teachers for new academic year

In 43 surveyed cities and provinces, the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has found that 76,000 teachers are still needed.

Schools lack teachers as enrollments swell

Schools in HCMC have complained they cannot find enough teachers for the new academic year. The same situation exists in Da Nang, Quang Ngai and other cities and provinces.

Teacher shortage leaves hundreds of kids at home in Ha Tinh

 VietNamNet Bridge – Hundreds of toddlers have been unable to enroll at public kindergartens in Ha Tinh Province this school year due to a serious shortage of teachers.

Quang Ninh hiring freeze creates teacher shortage

Quang Ninh Province stopped recruiting teachers in March as it undertakes a restructuring of the education sector. But the number of students has kept increasing, creating new burdens for local schools.