The teaching profession becomes men more attractive, said the head of the Ministry of education and science Olga Vasilyeva.

According to her, Russia has always had a lot of “decent and good” of male teachers, reports TASS.

Yesterday in the State Kremlin Palace hosted the award ceremony “Teachers of year of Russia”. He became a teacher of Russian language and literature Alexander Shagalov from Armavir.

The competition for 2016 was marked by the fact that in the final, in which five teachers meet with the head of the Ministry of education, this time, it was only men.

“The fact that the finals of the men says that this profession is very attractive for them”, – said Vasilyev.

Note that in late August of sociologists “Levada-Center” came to the opposite conclusion. According to the results of their survey proved that a significant proportion of respondents (37 percent) do not consider the profession of the teacher prestigious. The opposite view was expressed by 21% of respondents. 37% of respondents believe the profession conventional.

42% of respondents expressed the view that teachers can’t live on his current salary. The work of teachers with “excellent” rated only 4% of respondents. 30% put teachers rated “good”, 41% – “satisfactory”. According to 14% respondents, teachers do not cope with their responsibilities.

In this case, those who appreciated the work of teachers as satisfactory or bad, attributed the low quality of teaching in the first place with insufficient level of wages – 29%.

Comparing teachers of their school days to the present, more than half (53%) of respondents suggested that now is taught in schools worse, and this index since a similar survey in 2000 increased by 21%.

Recall that at a national meeting of the teaching staff, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev suggested to young teachers who do not have enough money to process or to go into business. Vasiliev at the same event also saw the problems with low wages.

Minister of education and science Vasiliev saw the growing popularity of the teaching profession among men 04.10.2016

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