The Ministry of education and science of Ukraine is working and will work on reforms. On 9 February, said the Minister of education and science Sergey Kvit, reports the Government portal.
«MES actively works on the legal framework of education and science. In recent years funding for education and science has increased. In particular, in comparison with 2013, funds for scientific studies that are performed in the management of PWS, increased by 40%. State order for higher educational institutions increased by 17%, and for colleges and technical schools — 38%. Educational grants for schools was increased by almost a billion hryvnia, and the financing of the EIT — 16%, helping to re-equip the Ukrainian center of evaluation of quality of education and successfully prepare for new admissions,» the statement reads.
According to the head of Department, the first time the government has allocated 650 million UAH for the purchase of school buses. Last year a tender for the purchase of buses did not take place because the application form for participation submitted by only one participant, however, funds for these buses has been included in educational grants this year.
According to Kvit, school buses are extremely important to the execution of a program supporting schools, which is Central for this year. It is about the establishment of an adequate network of schools, and in the context of the adoption of the new basic law «On education» there will be a transition to the so-called «profile schools».
«Every small village will have a primary school. At the same time in all regions will be created supporting schools with adequate offices and equipment, with qualified personnel», — the Minister added.
The Minister said: the creation of supporting schools, the Government has already laid in the budget of 200 million hryvnia, and for the purchase of equipment for physics last year allocated $ 100 million. In addition, the Ministry cooperates with many international investors on the issue of equipment and creation of pilot schools.
We will remind, earlier Kvit has stated that in 2016, Ukraine will switch to 12-year secondary education.
Kvit told about the reform of the school 10.02.2016