The Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal told on the air of "Snidanok z 1 + 1" (Breakfast with 1+1) TV program on Tuesday, September 1.
Denys Shmyhal noted that according to the Government decision, the start of a school year on 1 September is held traditionally in the whole country. However, in the "red zones," there will be distance education.
"Presently, there is an opportunity to study in classrooms, distance and external training or at home. Parents can choose any of these forms of education," the Prime Minister said.
The Head of Government added that TV lessons will continue to be broadcasted so that children in rural areas could acquire knowledge and study at home.
Denys Shmyhal dwelled on that the responsibility for the purchase of personal protective equipment, antiseptics, etc. for the teaching staff lies with local authorities.
"The owners of the institutions are local governments, and they had to provide them with everything they needed. We control it. The commissions have been inspecting schools for the past two weeks and will monitor the situation in the future," Denys Shmyhal underscored.
According to the Prime Minister, higher education institutions will work in the same way as secondary and preschool institutions. However, if universities are in the "orange zone", groups of more than 20 people will be banned.