Today, Minister of Education and
Science of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili and First Deputy Minister Tamar
Sanikidze held a meeting with teachers of Tbilisi schools in Teacher’s House.
The aim of the meeting was to introduce ongoing reforms and future plans to the
teachers. Giorgi Margvelashvili and Tamar Sanikidze answered the teacher’s
questions as well.
The budget of the
Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia has increased by 61 700 million
GEL in 2013 (608 300 million in 2012; 670 000 million in 2013). Certain changes
were introduced for teachers’ salaries:
- Full time teacher’s salary has
increased from 245 GEL up to 305 GEL.
- For those teachers whose length of
service is up to 5 years, the coefficient has increased from 0.1 to 0.2,
for those teachers who have a teaching experience of 5 to 10 years, the
increase is from 0.3 to 0.5 and for those with the length of service of
over 10 years – from 0.5 to 0.6
- Bonus for teaching in combined
classes has increased from 24.5 to 30.5 GEL
- Bonus for teaching Georgian
Language and Literature, History and Geography in non-Georgian schools has
- Bonus for class tutors has
increase from 62.48 to 76.25 GEL
- Teachers having from 19 to 26
teaching hours shall have a bonus of 5 GEL for every additional hour.
For example: if a
teacher has 22 hours a week, his/her bonus apart from the salary shall
constitute 80GEL in the end of the month.
teachers shall have bonuses only in case if a primary level teacher has 13
hours per week.
8. Certified teachers
(except primary level teachers) with 15-17 hours of classes a week shall
receive a bonus from January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2014.