DepEd K to 12: Shortage of Teachers, CHED: Teacher Education Oversubscribed?

First, here is the news from DepEd:

Shortage of Teachers

DepEd bares shortage of public school teachers 
(The Philippine Star) Updated May 27, 2012 12:00 AM

MANILA, Philippines - An official of the Department of Education (DepEd) admitted yesterday that there is a shortage of about 47,000 teachers in public elementary schools across the country

Second, here is the news from the Commission on Higher Education:

Ban on ‘oversubscribed’ five courses still in effect

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THE Commission on Higher Education on Saturday repeated its moratorium or ban on the undergraduate and graduate programs in five courses it deems “oversubscribed” because there is very little demand for the students finishing those courses....
...the moratorium covered the course offerings in ... teacher education,....