Dialogue only means to address teachers’ demands, says minister

Amman, Minister of State for Media Affairs, Jumana Ghunaimat, has said that the government respects the teachers and the “sacred” profession of teaching, adding that no one denies the teachers’ role in raising future generations.

Ghunaimat, who is also the spokesperson of the government, told the Jordan TV on Sunday that dialogue is the only means to address teachers syndicate’s demands.

The government had offered an increment system for teachers as part of the career development path serving the best interest of both the teachers and their students at the same time, Ghunaimat explained.

The government spokesperson said that dialogue is the only answer to the issue, stressing that what is on the table could be negotiated and further improved.

Source: Jordan News Agency