2 weeks Hiring of more than 65,000 teachers, non-teaching personnel eyed in 2021 – DepEd Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines --- The Department of Education (DepEd) is eyeing to hire 65,000 individuals for teaching and non-teaching posts in 2021. Education Undersecretary Jess Mateo bared this Tuesday during the hearing of the House committee on appropriations on the proposed 2021 budget of DepEd. According to Mateo, there are 988,567 positions in the department---of which only 932,760 are filled and 55,807 are unfilled. Aside from these unfilled posts, Mateo said that they also requested for additional 10,000 posts under the proposed 2021 budget, giving a total of more than 65,000 unfilled posts. "Ang nakalagay po doon sa positions namin sa ... more