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17,000 workers resign, schools face serious teacher shortage

Minister of Education and Training Nguyen Kim Son said Vietnam is lacking 127,583 teachers and the figure has been increasing. As many as 17,278 teachers had resigned as of September 2023.

Lacking 118,000 teachers, educational sector is overburdened

The teacher shortage crisis has occurred for many years, but no improvement has been made.

Will lowering required qualifications solve the teacher shortage?

Some experts have suggested lowering the required qualifications on teachers, especially in mountainous and remote areas. But this would violate the Education law.

Education reform to continue in 2023

In late 2021, Vietnam changed to safe adaptation to Covid-19, and the educational sector had to adapt to new conditions. Despite huge difficulties in the time of the pandemic, Vietnam’s education still gained great achievements.

Low pay, high stress lead teachers to question their careers

Nhat Tien, a teacher at a primary school for autistic children in HCM City’s District 3, has been thinking about quitting her job for many times.

Education Ministry makes bold moves to keep preschool and primary teachers stay

Statistics from the Ministry of Education and Training also show that in the first ten months of this year, about 16,000 teachers quit their jobs, most of which were preschool educators.

Teachers resign because of modest salaries: Education Ministry

In the 2021-2022 academic year, 16,265 teachers resigned and switched to other jobs, including 10.407 public school teachers and 5,858 private school teachers, according to the Ministry of Education and Training’s report to the National Assembly.

Ministry proposes Law on Teachers to solve teachers quitting

The Ministry of Education and Training has just sent to National Assembly deputies a proposal to develop a Law on Teachers to beat the odds and keep teachers from leaving their profession.

MOET reports teacher shortage, urges recruitment of new staff

Minister of Education and Training Nguyen Kim Son has asked provinces and cities to urgently recruit 27,850 teachers for preschools and general schools to solve the teacher shortage.

HCM City lacks 6,000 teachers

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.