Sentani, Jubi – Jayapura regency is facing a shortage of teachers in the various schools with only 234 people available, said the head of the education and teaching department.
He said the lack of teachers is because many private schools have opened without having staff teachers.
“As a result civil servant teachers are also teaching at private schools,” department head Alpius Toam told the Jubi in Simporo village on Thursday (11/6/2015 ).
“Teachers who are civil servants are forced to do their duties at private schools as the foundations that own the schools do not have teachers. Therefore he hoped that the schools run by the foundation to provide teacher before school opens, ” he added.
Meanwhile, one of elementary teachers Bernadus.T, admitted that school in Simporo village still need teachers . The students often come to school, play and then go home due to no teacher in class.
“The school is not far from the city but is lacking of teachers. As a result, we are forced to teac in two classes in a day,” he explained. (Engel Wally/ Tina)