We see it in university professors, "says José Gregorio Afonso, protagonist of a good part of hundreds of protests that have marked this 2022. "We teach at the public university and at the private university, if there is any advice in a private space, we also we assume; when we see each other, at the end of the day, we have 12 and 14 hours working”. As the daughter of a university worker, Elena spent her childhood and youth at the UCV. «I find the situation that exists in Venezuelan universities unfortunate and painful, I resent the salary like everyone else.
I look at my daily work hours, the late nights and south africa phone number list the emotional and intellectual demand that teaching a class requires and it is demoralizing”. However, she continues to attend the classroom. «I think the only remuneration we currently receive is the gratitude of students who value our daily work and know that, like them, we do not have enough money for the ticket, we do not have a good team for virtual classes and we do not have all the books required by the subject. Ángel Eduardo Vidal Morales has invested in teaching 15 of his 41 years; he is only two semesters away from graduating from the Pedagogical Institute of Caracas as a professor of geography and history.
He has not allowed himself to be caught up in the wave of discouragement that is suffocating teachers in Venezuela. He has attended students from public high schools and private schools and has been left without a salary. 12 years ago he began working in a private school −he is the geography and history teacher for high school youth− which has given him some stability, but not enough to dedicate himself exclusively to his boys. There are 44 hours for his students (distributed over three days of the week), and the rest, he allocates to get more money with dog grooming and masonry, electricity, removals.