Con Dao island seeks 29 teachers

In its document to the provincial Department of Education and Training, Vo Thi Sau Senior High School in Con Dao District of the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau proposed to send more teachers to the island which faces a teacher shortage.

Students of Vo Thi Sau High School in Con Dao Island (Photo: SGGP)

Students of Vo Thi Sau High School in Con Dao Island (Photo: SGGP)

Statistically, in the academic year 2018 – 2019, the district has 2,425 students but it has 204 teachers. There are vacancies at the elementary level and in secondary and senior high schools. Specifically, the island is seeking 29 teachers including 12 preschool teachers, six primary teachers , 11 teachers for junior and senior high school
Though Vo Thi Sau School is in need of English, IT teachers and teachers teaching lessons for citizenship education, no application has been submitted because teachers’ salary in Con Dao is equal to their peers in mainland; hence, it is unattractive to teachers.
The provincial Department of Education said that it has proposed educational institutions in mainland to send their voluntary teachers to the island. Appointed teachers will be given travel and accommodation fee plus other bonus.

By NONG NGAN - Translated by HAI SON

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