SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, July 26. (EUROPE PRESS) –
The president of the Canary Islands, Ángel Víctor Torres, defended this Tuesday that the hiring of some 1,700 more new teachers for the archipelago’s educational system is based on the response to one of the regional Executive’s commitments, as well as the commitment to ” foundations of the welfare state.
In this way, Torres, after being questioned by the deputy of Nueva Canarias (NC) Luis Campos about the new incorporations of teachers during the plenary session of the autonomous Parliament, has indicated that “something” that “everyone should be clear about and what not” has to give up is the “wager of the foundations of the welfare state”.
Thus, he has clarified that his government is focused on education from 0 to 3 years or on scholarships for students, the latter issue on which he has defended the need to “prioritize those who have less” income because “everyone has the right” to to study.
Finally, he pointed out that the hiring of 1,700 teachers will involve an investment of 80 million euros, which responds to “something fundamental, education”, and having access to it regardless of the family’s economic situation.