27.06.2011 25.Siwan, 5771
Arabs make up only 2.7% of academic teaching staff in Israel
Despite government target of 10% Arab employees in Israel’s public sector by 2012, figures presented to Knesset by Council for Higher Education show only 2.7% of teaching staff, 1.7% of administrative staff at colleges and universities are Israeli Arabs.
Arabs make up a mere 2.7 percent of the academic teaching staff in Israel, according to figures from the Council for Higher Education. The Council's figures, which will be presented Monday to a commission of inquiry on absorption of Arabs into the Civil Service, show that just 280 Arab lecturers are currently employed in the country.
The statistics present a dismal picture of the state of Arab employment in Israeli universities and colleges….