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Secondary education crisis resolved [Upd 1].

09/02/2019 18:14, TUNIS/Tunisia

(TAP)- The Administrative Committee for Secondary Education has announced the approval of new government proposals ending the crisis of secondary education that has lasted for months.

Mounir Kheireddine, secretary-general of the general union of secondary education sector in Tunis said the sector-based Administrative Committee has approved the government's proposals for the secondary education issue after making some adjustments.

It was agreed to rectify four points, including the one relating to retirement at age 57 and to broaden the scope of the diseases eligible for early retirement, through a joint committee between the Ministry of Education and the General Union of Secondary Education, said the same source.

The second point that has been rectified concerns the approval of a new bonus for principals and directors of secondary schools, while the third point relates to the integration of specific bonus in the fixed salary, and this, from the year 2021.

The fourth point concerns the approval of a 20% increase in the budget of middle and high schools.

The Ministry of Education announced in a statement that the final agreement with the General Union of Secondary Education should be signed on Saturday afternoon.

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Publication:Agency Tunis Afrique Press
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Date:Feb 9, 2019
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