Education Minister, officials to meet teacher TUs today
BY THAMEENAH RAZEEK
The Education Minister and Ministry officials will meet trade unions that have withdrawn from online teaching in protest over salary disparities, today (27). After President Gotabaya Rajapaksa took office, former Minister of Education, Minister Dullas Alahapperuma submitted a Cabinet Paper on salary discrepancies of teachers and principals, according to Education Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris. He said, however, another Cabinet paper on the subject had been submitted to Cabinet yesterday. As a result, he has asked the teachers to continue online teaching without inconveniencing innocent students.