- 12 Aug 2019 8:25 AM
Hungarian students showed improved competence in reading, maths and science in a triennial assessment of academic performance of 15-year-olds by the OECD, state secretary for public education Zoltán Maruzsa said.
The Hungarian government spent 4.9% of GDP, above the European Union average, on education this year, which was 645 billion forints (EUR 1.92m) more than in 2010, Human Resources Minister Miklós Kásler said.
Teachers’ trade union PSZ has called a demonstration for November 30, union leader Zsuzsanna Szabó announced.
The leftist Democratic Coalition has called for wage hikes for teachers, saying that they earn 38% less than other university graduates.