There were a total 101,743 applications submitted for the Ministry's announced 40,000 positions.
A total 36,552 teachers who satisfied the requirements were appointed by the Education Ministry. Out of the total 36,552 appointments, 35,914 consisted of first appointments.
Speaking during the appointment ceremony held at the Ministry of National Education, the Ministry's Human Resources Director Hikmet Çolak stated that although the total quota of 40,164 was not filled with yesterday's drawing, the positions will be filled in the future.
Teacher candidates can see the appointments made on the http://www.meb.gov.tr website.
The appointed teachers will begin their positions today.
Turkish Language positions had the highest contingent filled with 4,635. Preschool education followed with the second highest number of appointments at 4,377, followed by elementary school mathematics teachers with 3,876 positions filled.
This is a translation of an article originally written by Safure Canturk.