Tanzania Moves to Curb Teachers Shortage


The government plans to hire 28,746 teachers in primary and secondary schools countrywide in a move to reduce by half the number of teachers required.
  • Tanzania:  28,000 Teachers to Ease Shortage

    Tanzania Daily News, 9 January 2013

    THE government plans to hire and deploy 28,746 teachers in primary and secondary schools starting this month, a move that will reduce by more than half the shortage of teaching ... read more »

Government is to employ over 28,000 teachers in the country to curb shortage (file photo).

  • Tanzania:  Female Teachers Reluctant to Work Far From Spouses

    Tanzania Daily News, 8 December 2012

    A HIGH number of married female teachers are asking to work in urban areas creating a problem in the education sector, the Zanzibar Minister for Education and Vocational Training, ... read more »

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    The Namibian, 20 November 2012

    AFRICA'S economies are finally beginning to roar. In 2000-2010, after decades of sluggish growth, six of the world's 10 fastest-growing economies were in sub-Saharan Africa. By ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  Zanzibar Strugglers to Unravel 'Teacher Shortage' Problem

    Tanzania Daily News, 7 November 2012

    ZANZIBAR government is sparing no efforts to overcome its current challenges of shortage of teachers for its more than 250 schools. Shortage of desks or seats and congestion in ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  Teachers, Health Workers Shortage Rocks Lindi

    Tanzania Daily News, 25 September 2012

    LACK of teachers, health workers and delay in disposal were among complaints made by several people while presenting their views to members of the Constitutional Review Commission ... read more »