Retired teachers flooded Hungarian public education

In a short time, the number of retired teachers has increased greatly: a total of 6,288 retired teachers are currently working in public education institutions, this number was 4,342 in the 2022/2023 school year.

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Last fall, the Ministry of the Interior told the newspaper that in the 2022/2023 school year, 2,479 pensioners were employed as public servants in teaching positions, and the number of retired teaching teachers was 1,863. This means that a total of 4,342 retired teachers worked in the previous school year.

The number of teachers working in public education is nearly 122,000, that is, 5 percent of them are already working as pensioners.

A related topic is that due to the rapid aging of the population worldwide, it may be necessary to raise the age limit of those entitled to a state pension to 71 years by 2050 – wrote, referring to the recent report of the British International Longevity Center (ILC), which deals with the social effects of old age.

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