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Education Professionals Return to the Classrooms in Ciego of Avila Cuba
After the appeal made by Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Council of State and the Council of Ministers, in the ordinary session of the 7th legislature of the People’s Power National Assembly, 256 professionals have returned to the classrooms to offer their experiences either as teachers and professors or as tutors and consultants to young professionals.

In primary schools and the administration structure of that teaching level there are 122 teachers and 38 assistants who were on retirement due mainly to economic reasons.

In secondary education, there are currently sciences and humanities advisors, who were on retirement, contributing their experience to the scientific and methodological work of the newly-graduated professors.

Also in the daycare centres and senior high schools, occupational schools, special schools and technical-professional schools and schools for adults the number of professionals has grown with the reincorporation.

Taking into consideration the lack of teachers and professors in the country, the Cuban state decided to pay the pensioners, on top of the pension, the whole salary according to their new position.   


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