The Forecast of Demand and Shortage of China 2015-2025 Primary School Science Teachers

Jianyi HUANG


This paper establishes mathematical models of the demands of primary school science teachers, and based on the data of the sixth census, predicts the demands and shortage of China 2015-2025 urban-rural primary school science teachers. For the current stock of primary school science teachers the paper proposes many measures to solve the problem of teacher shortage: Continue to set science classes on primary school grade 1 by phases; increase college and university science education major enrollment targets; broaden college and university specialized science major learning fields; carry out teacher training and position transfer.


Primary school science; Teacher; Demand; Gap; Forecast

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