Education Ministry to extend contracts of over 2,600 teachers


PETALING JAYA: 2,683 teachers appointed in June 2020 on a contract of service (COS) will have their contracts extended beyond June 9, says the Education Minister.

Speaking at a press conference after the groundbreaking ceremony at SK Putrajaya Presint 8 (3) on Saturday (May 28), Datuk Dr Radzi Jidin said this was confirmed after the ministry had received verification from the Education Services Commission (SPP) on Friday (May 27).

“This is consistent with my previous statement that the Education Ministry will do its best in finding the best solution for teachers appointed under the CoS,” he said, adding that the said teachers' contracts were slated to end on June 9 this year.

Also read: Teachers’ contracts to be resolved

Earlier this month, Education Minister Datuk Dr Radzi Jidin said the issue of these teachers would be given due attention and resolved immediately.

He said the fate of 2,600 COS teachers appointed in the June 2020 intake would be resolved when their contracts are expected to be extended for two years.

Also read: 2,600 teachers to get two-year contract extension

On a separate matter, he added that candidates who attended interviews for the one-off recruitment of Education Service Officers (PPP) under Grade DG41 in 2021 could view their results beginning yesterday (May 27).

Candidates can check their interview results from the SPP portal at www.spp.gov.my.

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