TEHRAN (Iran News) – Emphasizing that a strong Iran is inconceivable without a principled education and promotion of education, President Seyed Ebrahim Raisi said, “What is spent in the field of education is investment to ensure the future development and progress of the country”.
Speaking on Monday night in a meeting with a group of educators and activists in the field of education, Ayatollah Raisi stressed the need for practical support for educators and said, “The government is determined to improve all aspects of the law on teacher ranking to promote the dignity of educators”.
The President added, “Unfortunately, in terms of ranking teachers, only the financial sector has been highlighted, but various other dimensions that can improve the position of educators in society have been neglected”.
He called the implementation of the document on the transformation of education a necessity and said, “This document is one of the upstream documents and the government will definitely follow and implement it as the most important document”.
The President also stressed the need to follow the status of the Farhangian Reserve Fund, and said, “Following the status of this fund is one of the most important concerns of teachers and it is necessary that the relevant officials take serious action in this regard and take steps to address the concerns of teachers”.
Raisi also criticized the existence of numerous and scattered systems in the field of education and stressed the need to regulate these systems, and called on the Minister of Education to start this action as soon as possible to organize this field.
The President praised the efforts and compassionate efforts of teachers during the pandemic, and said, “Dear teachers really entered the stage and tried to educate our children with creativity and initiative”.
In another part of his speech, Raisi described the issues raised regarding the optimal use of school space in order to improve education and said, “It is necessary to try to have a better and appropriate use of existing capacities and facilities to increase productivity”.
He further pointed out the importance of attracting efficient, young and revolutionary human resources to the body of education and reminded the important position of Farhangian University in this field.
The President said, “While respecting all the veterans and those who have worked in the field of education, today it is necessary that the Higher Education Council, which is the think tank of creating an educational transformation in the country, create a map, and a new and creative look should prevail in it with the presence of revolutionary human resources”.