57,000 teachers needed in the UAE by next year

March 6, 2014 1:15 pm

According to a study launched by Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) and conducted by Deloitte, around 57,000 educators need to be hired in the UAE by 2015 to fill the current manpower gap in the education sector, Gulf News has reported. “The study found that the education sector is expected to have a manpower gap of 200,000 by 2015 in the Gulf. The UAE requires more than a quarter of this, around 57,000 educators, and they include teachers and professors,” said the managing director of DIAC and Dubai Knowledge Village, Dr Ayoub Kazim.