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GULYÁS HOPES FOR FUNDAMENTAL CHANGES IN TEACHERS' WAGES

 

The head of the Prime Minister’s Office has expressed hope that teachers’ wages will undergo radical changes in the next 18 months or two years. Gergely Gulyás told a year-opening event of Mathias Corvinus Collegium (MCC) in Szekszárd, in southern Hungary, that teachers should receive wages that reflect the importance of their work. “I think we are closer to this than anybody would think and a breakthrough may occur within months, resulting in significant wage increases,” he said. Over the past decade, a record number of schools have been renovated, the number of places in crèches increased to 62,000, and many kindergartens have been revamped, he said.