In the Council of Europe positively assessed the Ukrainian law on education – Kuleba

The Council of Europe experts welcomed the law on education in Ukraine, which criticized the governments of some neighboring countries.

About this Twitter wrote to the permanent representative of Ukraine to the Council of Europe Dmitry Kuleba.

ViceMinister education Liliya Hrynevych told about the features of the new law “On education”

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September 29, 11:52

“The Council of Europe experts praised the reform of education. Regarding article 7 waiting for the opinion of the Venetians. Partners need to reduce the degree of rhetoric,” he said.

Also Kuleba said that on 6 October the Minister of education of Ukraine Liliya Hrynevych met with the CE Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland, to explain to him the essence of the reform.

“All the questions [ed] provided exhaustive answers,” – said Kuleba.

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The language article of the Ukrainian law on education corresponds to European practices – Poroshenko

Recall, September 5 during a meeting of the Rada adopted the law of Ukraine “On education”, which introduced the 12-year secondary education. The language of instruction in educational institutions determined by the state. The document envisages that the institutions can give one or more courses two or more languages – the state language, English and also in other official languages of the European Union. Persons who belong to indigenous peoples and national minorities of Ukraine is guaranteed the right to education in their native language along with the Ukrainian language in public institutions of preschool and General secondary education.

Romania and Hungary, criticized the adopted law on education, believing that it violates the rights of national minorities in Ukraine. Statements with respect to Ukrainian law by the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the two countries.

The President of Moldova Igor Dodon hopes that Ukraine will reject the new education act for violations of the rights of national minorities. According to him, the new education Act will lead to the abolition of the system of education in the native language of the ethno-cultural minorities in Ukraine.

Subsequently, in Russia, this law called “an act of forced Ukrainianization, which constituted a flagrant violation of Ukraine ratified the European Charter for regional or minority languages”. “The state Duma has prepared a statement regarding the Ukrainian law on education, in which he condemned adoption by the Verkhovna Rada of the document. The Russian foreign Ministry stressed that the document infringes on the interests of millions of Russian-speaking residents of Ukraine.