Hundreds of Kharkiv University professors retirement age quit in the middle of the school year, not to work at a loss and save their pensions, Ukrainian media reports.
Due to pension reform teachers were deprived of pensions research now and get the usual, and this is almost twice less money, explain the rectors of universities. Another 15% of social security takes in that case, If the teacher continues to work, says Ukrainian newspaper " Today ".
"On the one hand, mobilize young teachers, With reverse - should leave citizens, though older, but with a light head. I hope the government will reconsider this matter as quickly as possible, " says the rector of the University Vladimir Krivtsov. At the same time the head of the University agitates not to panic, because, in his vision, the University has a lot of good young teachers who have achieved recognition abroad. Those who leave, the rector issued passes. Before the end of the semester seniors will conduct lessons without salaries. Circumstances With mass layoffs, retirees from Kharkiv universities Experts call hopeless not undertake to predict where it will lead. According to the expert in the field of higher education Egor Herd that currently understand how painful will be the abolition of pensions research, the country had over 20 years to measure academic achievement, and to monitor the quality of research." Changes in legislation are conducted without any unverified intelligence, and it is presently unclear: whether we lose people who don't benefit and take the place of the young, or Vice versa - lose experienced teachers, without which the situation in higher education will be critical, " says Herd. According to his statement, how painful will the generational change in universities is largely dependent on rectors. If they spent a fair turnover of staff due to transparent competition, valuable employees will be someone to replace you." Gradually to rotation is no longer possible, - said the expert.- we started monitoring mechanisms of education, but we will get the results in 7-10 years ". International monetary Fund March 12, sent Ukraine 1st tranche of financial assistance in the amount of 5 billion dollars, just this year it will be allocated 10 billion Allocated money may not be directly applicable to social needs, they will go on repayment of the state debt of the country. Remember, the Tariffs for electricity, gas, heat and hot water increased for residents of Ukraine From April 1. According to the agreement between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and international monetary Fund, Usually the cost of gas for residents increased by 285%. Electricity rates for residents of Ukraine will be increased in 3, 5 times over 2 years. In addition, water Rates for residents will increase at 4-100% From may 1 in connection With the rising cost of electricity.