Non-graduate teachers

Published Date: 29 January 2015 12:00 AM

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Name and Constituency of Member of Parliament

Mr Yee Jenn Jong, Non-Constituency Member of Parliament

Question

To ask the Minister for Education how many new non-graduates join the Ministry as General Education Officers each year from 2012 to 2014 and what percentage do these new teachers form as a percentage of all new teachers hired in those years.

Response

From 2012 to 2014, we have recruited a total of 663 non-graduates for the teaching service, and they comprised 17% of newly-recruited teachers over the past three years.

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