A contest launched in connection with teacher recruitment to public educational institutions and vocational schools for 2013/14 academic year has been completed.
The Ministry of Education told APA that 400 out of 2443 participated in the placement held for vacant places due to the results of exams and contest for teacher recruitment have been admitted to the contest and 229 out of them have been recruited. According to the final results of the contest, totally 1474 teachers have been recruited.
3286 vacant places – 2999 on the Azerbaijani sector, 187 – on the Russian sector were determined for teacher recruitment. The largest number of vacancies on the Azerbaijani sector accounts for biology, chemistry, geography, the Azerbaijani language and literature, physics, history, English and informatics and on the Russian sector – specialty of primary school teacher.
Though 18782 people filed electronic applications to vacant places, 15030 participated in the exams.
Compared to previous year, the number of vacant places was 3270 and the number of appeals was 16195.