12:18 / 31.05.2023

Salary of kindergarten teachers with higher education to be equal to salary of schoolteachers

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The presidential decree “On measures to effectively organize the activities of the Ministry of Preschool and School Education and organizations within its system” was adopted.

Step by step from the 2023/2024 academic year:

•  educational programs and educational-methodical complexes suitable for schoolchildren’s interests and abilities will be introduced at primary and secondary schools;
•  a new assessment procedure will be introduced. In this, the student’s ability to apply the subject in practice, critical thinking and analysis skills are evaluated;
•  computer science classes are held in primary classes, and financial literacy classes are held in secondary classes;
•  the share of practical training in all subjects will be increased to 60%.

From January 1, 2024, professional certification of teachers who are being recruited to the school for the first time will be introduced. In this case, from the academic year 2023/2024, teachers will work as trainee teachers and are required to receive a certificate in 1 year.

From January 1, 2024, a new procedure for assigning a qualification category to pedagogues of state kindergartens, schools and out-of-school educational organizations will be introduced. At the same time, tests for the qualification category are held at least once a year in two stages, and in the first stage, the level of knowledge of the applicant’s specialty subject and professional standard is assessed, and in the second stage, pedagogical skills are evaluated.

From June 1, 2024, the salary of teachers with higher education in kindergartens will be equal to the salary of school teachers.

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