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High emigration rate forces Guyana to recruit graduating teachers from overseas

Caribbean News Now

by Global News Staff

GEORGETOWN, Guyana — Guyana is known for producing outstanding teachers and hundreds of them have emigrated to the Caribbean, North America and the United Kingdom.

The mass emigration started about four to five decades ago and now the Guyana government is forced to recruit qualified teachers from abroad.

BBC Caribbean reported that Guyana’s cabinet cleared the way for the ministry of education to recruit graduate teachers from overseas.

About 500 teachers graduate each year from teacher training colleges in Guyana.

Most of those who emigrate cite better remuneration and working conditions as their main reasons for seeking overseas jobs.

It is not know if the teachers recruited from overseas will receive more remuneration that their local counterparts.

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Caribbean News Now

by Global News Staff

GEORGETOWN, Guyana — Guyana is known for producing outstanding teachers and hundreds of them have emigrated to the Caribbean, North America and the United Kingdom.

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The mass emigration started about four to five decades ago and now the Guyana government is forced to recruit qualified teachers from abroad.

BBC Caribbean reported that Guyana’s cabinet cleared the way for the ministry of education to recruit graduate teachers from overseas.

About 500 teachers graduate each year from teacher training colleges in Guyana.

Most of those who emigrate cite better remuneration and working conditions as their main reasons for seeking overseas jobs.

It is not know if the teachers recruited from overseas will receive more remuneration that their local counterparts.