Ministry of Education and Science not planning to dismiss teachers
31 May, 2012

"The Ministry of Education and Science does not plan to dismiss teacher", Education Minister Dimitri Shashkin made this statement at a meeting with teachers today.
According to the Minister, he often meets with teachers in regions. Some politicians tell teachers that the government plans to dismiss teachers, Shashkin said and called the information ‘false’. According to him, he met with the directors of all schools, which said no dismissal was planned.
The Minister also said that the process of certification of teachers will not be obligatory till 2014 and all teachers will be able to pass exams several times.