The Cabinet has approved the concept of the new Ukrainian school with 12 years of training

Кабмин одобрил концепцию новой украинской школы с 12-летним обучением

A meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine. Archival photo.

The Cabinet endorsed the political proposal of the Ministry of education and science of the new Ukrainian school with 12 years of education. The decision was taken today at a government meeting.

The idea of reform involves the introduction of 12-year school education.

“Elementary school – 4 years as the base period, the adaptive cycle and 3-4 classes, then basic secondary school, called gymnasium, there are 5 years where 5-6 classes have their own characteristics, 7-9 – their own, specialized high school (3 years) – two cycles,” – said the Minister of education and science of Ukraine Liliya Hrynevych.

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According to the draft, the formula of the new school consists of several components: a new curriculum based on the formation of competences necessary for successful self-realization in society; focusing on the needs of the student in the educational process; a partnership between student, teacher and parents; decentralization and effective management that will provide the school real autonomy; equitable distribution of public funds, which ensures equal access of all children to quality education.

We will remind, earlier the Minister of education and science of Ukraine Liliya Hrynevych said that the first 12 th grade will appear in Ukraine in the 2029-2030 school year.

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