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DepEd allocates 670 teaching positions for DOST scholars to start by August

DepEd allocates 670 teaching positions for DOST scholars to start by August

The Department of Education allotted more than 670 teaching positions for the Department of Science and Technology’s Science Education Institute graduates.

“For Fiscal Year 2021, a total of 674 teaching positions have been allocated by the DepEd for the DOST scholar-graduates. These scholars are set to start their service by August or before the opening of classes,” DOST Secretary Fortunato de la Peña said.

“As of October 28, 2020, the DepEd has created 3,319 Special Science Teacher I position to cater the graduates of the Junior Level Science Scholarship under RA No. 10612 or the “Fast-Tracked Science and Technology Scholarship Act of 2013. This covers the School Year 2016-2017 until SY 2020-2021,” he added

De la Peña said that the scholars will come from the Science Education Institute.

“The appointment of these scholars shall be on provisional status, under the condition that they must pass the LET within the first five years if they opt to continue teaching in DepEd after fulfilling their service obligation,” De La Peña said.

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