The Minister of Education, Yelitze Santaella, reported on the night of Friday, September 29, during an interview with the state television station Venezolana de Televisión, that a salary increase for teachers is not immediately planned: “We will be responding when there are conditions economics in this country,” he said. She also announced the change of educational zones to Development Centers
The Minister of Education, Yelitze Santaella, ruled out a salary increase for the country’s educational sector in an interview broadcast on the state television station Venezolana de Televisión (VTV), on the night of Friday, September 29.
During the program, the teachers asked her through social networks about a possible salary increase, to which she responded: “We will be responding when there are economic conditions in this country,” the official added.
In this way, he ruled out a salary increase immediately, and left this possible increase in the “living wage” for teachers in limbo.
He announced that for now they will continue discussing at the table and looking for alternatives to improve the “social salary.”
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Not salary, yes “effort and sacrifice”
Regarding the benefits that teachers can receive, he said that the Ministry is studying the possibility of providing them with uniforms. Santaella referred to the work of teachers and recognized “the effort and sacrifice” in the exercise of teaching, and in turn confirmed that the working hours will be the one that has been applied.
During the interview, Santaella reported that since Thursday, September 28, the Ministry began the deployment for the provision of school uniforms. He also reported that they are working to activate school fairs right at the beginning of the 2023-2024 academic activities.
#InVideo📹| Minister for Education @_LaAvanzadora reported that the educational schedule will be maintained from Monday to Friday for this new 2023-2024 school year.#VenezuelaDeValoresYCultura pic.twitter.com/GUBJ0z0Dm0
— VTV CANAL 8 (@VTVcanal8) September 30, 2023
From educational zones to Development Centers
Santaella also reported that starting this year, in addition to the implementation of more technical schools, the so-called educational zones have been eliminated and are now called Educational Quality Development Centers.
«The objective of the State Educational Quality Centers seeks to deconcentrate educational action in the territory and there are the representatives of the Ministry of Education to closely attend to the parish, its number of schools and how their facilities are to have a more interaction up close,” he noted.
Santaella added that his office is studying nine specialties to apply them, according to the vocational orientation of young people, while an information plan was designed with which correct teaching will be brought to schools and high schools, especially everything related to the territory. Essequibo.
With information from Radio Fe y Alegría
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