Government Dismisses No-Confidence Motion Against Education Minister

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ZAGREB, December 18, 2019 – The government on Wednesday dismisses as unfounded the motion for no confidence vote in Education Minister Blaženka Divjak.

The motion, initiated by the Social Democratic Party (SDP), was signed by 31 parliamentary deputies of opposition parties.

“We absolutely reject all the allegations in the motion, including the claims about the protests of the education sector’s employees and also the claims about the educational reform,” said Prime Minister Andrej Plenković at the start hi his cabinet’s meeting in Zagreb.

The explanation provided by the government says that the Plenković cabinet has systematically cared for the improvement of the status of teacher and other employees in the education sector.

Improvements have been made in the material status of those workers, through wards and promotions of the best employees, as well as through the improvement of safety and security at the workplace and equipment of schools, and through further training aimed at the enhancement of teachers’ competences, says the government.

It also recalls that in the next 12 months the wages io the education sector’s employees would rise through higher wage base and higher job complexity indices for salaries.

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