Over 130,000 teachers start school work for upcoming academic year

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AMMAN — More than 137,799 public and private school teachers and 35,280 administrators started the school year on Wednesday, a week before the official start of the 2022–2023 academic year, according to Al-Mamlaka TV.اضافة اعلان

Textbooks are handed over to students, those transferred are registered, and the school organizes volunteer student and scout teams to help deliver textbooks and guide new students during the period August 24 to August 30.

Of the total number of teachers, 93,469 work in public schools; of the administrators, 20,154 work in public schools, according to the Ministry of Education.

Secretary-General for Administrative and Financial Affairs at the Ministry of Education Najwa Qabilat said on Tuesday that 7,500 students have transferred from private schools to public schools so far, while 10,000 are still on waiting lists, adding that the Ministry of Education “may resort to the evening shift to accommodate them”.

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