In the Legislature Buenos Aires, the Minister of Education of the City of Buenos Aires, Soledad Acunadefended the project to reform the Teaching Statute. In this sense, the official proposes modifications in the promotionsthe securitization of workers and a salary award for those who train. However, he found resistance by the opposition and of the teacher guilds.
According TelamAcuña in his speech raised as a «need» carry out this reform. However, he said the proposal is “open to improvements«. The exhibition of Minister of education of the team of Horacio Rodriguez Larreta it happened in the Education Commission before 30 deputies. There, the official was accompanied by her chief of staff, Manuel Vidal.
The Minister of Education of the Buenos aires city explained that the changes that this project seeks to promote are part of a process that they began to design in 2016. At that time, Coins He commented that they began to “think about the necessary reforms to continue working and think about the teaching career from the point of view of professional development.”
The reform of Soledad Acuna proposes the creation of a career horizontalgiven that currently, in order to increase their salaries, teachers must leave the classroom and hold positions managers. That is why two figures would be created: the master specialist and the coordinator of trajectories. Both will be accessed by training and competition.
In turn, the official’s proposal seeks the officialization of a wage incentive system. In this way, they would be applied to workers who attend the trainings. For its part, it incorporates the empowerment the role of the preceptor at the secondary level; as well as one securitization of secondary school teachers with an interim position.
One of those who pointed against Acuña’s proposal was Mary Bielli. She is a legislator front of all and the vice president of Education Commission. The opponent stressed that “it is not a great reform of the statute” and added “there are Doubts of what is left for the regulation of the law. In addition, he highlighted «the last time he attended was in October 2018 and never more returned».
For its part, from the sector of left They also pointed to the initiative. In that sense, Amanda Martin considered that the proposal “does not improve the framework in which the City’s education unfolds, but rather gets worse«. In turn, the legislator spoke of a “emptying educational”. The deputy responds to Left Front – Workers Party.
The resistance of the teachers’ unions
From the different teaching unions they believe that the intention of the proposal of the Minister of Horacio Rodriguez Larreta is to eliminate the Teacher Statute in a definitive. Even the Secretary General of the CTA of the City and Union Secretary of Ctera and UTE, Edward Lopezsaid that «for 14 years they have promised the future and defund the present”.
Under the same guidelines, the General Secretary of Ademys spoke, Mariana Scayolawho explained that “it is no longer the Statute itself that governs access to positions, but the discretion of the Buenos Aires Government. In this sense, the city government must convince different sectors of education to be able to carry out the measure.