171 schools will provide inclusive training for children with special needs in Zhytomyr region and more than 320 children will have an opportunity of inclusive education, Vice Prime Minister/ Minister of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Utilities of Ukraine Hennadii Zubko wrote on his Facebook page during opening together with President’s wife Maryna Poroshenko of the Zhytomyr's first media library for inclusive training at school No. 28.
«Ukraine holds a course for development of inclusive education. It has to be fully incorporated in the general educational system of the country. The number of children with special needs who are involved in inclusive training annually grows», the Vice Prime Minister stressed.
It should be noted that children attend inclusive educational classes for the third consecutive year at the Zhytomyr school No. 28. In 2017-2018, 6 students will study at the school under the inclusive program: 4 primary school pupils, 1 fifth-grader and 1 seventh-grader. For children with special needs a modern wheelchair ramp was equipped, children work with psychologists as well as with a speech therapist. In addition to training, children have a positive atmosphere on the part of the participants of the educational process.
In the educational institution a media library was created, the sum worth UAH 332.1 was allocated for its equipment. A class with modern interactive learning tools was established as well.
The first two grades of primary school in this academic year take part in the All-Ukrainian project "New Ukrainian School".