Farewell Evening of Teachers

Tornike Rijvadze, the Chairman of Ajara AR Government attended the event dedicated to teachers, who are completing their professional activities. Event was held at Batumi Public School #14.

Tornike Rijvadze thanked the pedagogues for their works done for the future generations.

‘State program implied the dignified life of teachers at their pension age and this is a very decent decision. Once again, I would like to emphasize that the education reform is a national idea and it is a way to freedom. Also, this is a prerequisite for us to have successful and educated young people’ – Chairman said.

Within the framework of the education reform, retired teachers who do not have wish to confirm minimum competence and raise their status are granted privilege on voluntary choice in 2019, receiving one-year monetary reward from the state - the total salary of two years;

In addition, the health insurance package will be maintained throughout life. 552 teachers expressed desire to receive awards from pension age teachers in Ajara.

Within the reform, salaries of teachers having status of chief, leading teacher or mentor, will be increased by 150 Gel and more. Teachers’ salary will be icreased year by year and average salary of a teacher will be 1500 Gel by 2022.

The goal of the reform is to create an educational environment that enables pupils to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to get XXI century challenges.