Science, IT Teachers Especially Lacking

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There is a lack of teachers, especially in natural sciences and IT, writes hrportal.hu.

It is a growing problem that the number of those graduating from teacher training cannot replace the number retiring.

This year, seven people were admitted to ELTE for mathematics and physics, and four to Szeged (170 km southeast of Budapest). These numbers are likely to decrease even further in the coming years.

In the short term, employing retired teachers in schools could be a solution, believes Péter Horváth, president of the National Faculty of Pedagogy, who spoke about the current problems on Inforádio.

This year, teachers retiring or who have already retired no longer have to give up their pension if they take up work as civil servants in a state-run institution. According to him, this is a "very correct decision," but it is not a long-term solution to the problem.

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