Increase of salaries of teachers in 2019’t promise – Grinevich

Повышения зарплат педагогам в 2019 году не обещаю - Гриневич

Liliya Hrynevych sees no possibility to raise salaries of teachers

The education Ministry does not promise to increase salaries for teachers in 2019, because Ukraine will have to pay off the debt.

The Minister of education and science of Ukraine Liliya Hrynevych said that he could not now promise a salary increase for teachers in 2019, because Ukraine will have to pay off the debt. However, the salary increase can occur in a part of the growth of the minimum wage, she said Monday, September 3, in the air of Radio Liberty.

“I don’t promise and don’t announce a salary increase next year for individual categories of pedagogical or scientific-pedagogical workers. Because the next budget year will be very challenging, this peak payment in the framework of international obligations of Ukraine. But it will be what you always are – increase for state employees, in accordance with the increase in the minimum wage,” – said Grinevich.

Responding to a question about salary and loads of Tutors of kindergartens, she said that the Ministry know the problem and are going to facilitate the work of this category of workers.

“The fact that they have more working day – that is true. They can’t take as a school teacher, and a half-load. We think how to motivate preschoolers, including the intensity of labor… the Gardens are crowded, but this problem really exists. Now we will prepare amendments to the law on preschool education”, – the Minister promised.

To motivate the teachers, according to Grinevich, planned “through the mechanisms of the organization of work in preschool”.

We will remind, earlier said Grinevich, when print textbooks for schoolchildren.

Before that, it was reported that Ukraine would close the Russian-language schools.

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