Tokayev assigns to double teachers' salaries within four years
Astana. August 16. KazTAG - Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, President of Kazakhstan, has assigned to double the salaries of teachers within four years.
"Teachers' salary is one of the lowest salaries and makes 65% of the average salary in the economy. I assign the Government to double the teachers' salary within four years," he said.
He has also assigned the Ministry of Education and Science "to develop and launch the special programs to overcome academic backwardness of children from low-income families or from schools working in difficult social conditions and showing poor results. "
In addition, the President instructed, "to ensure a thoughtful transition to a 12-year model of education in the framework of performance of the new state program for development of education and science until 2025."
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