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  • Prime Minister: The school year will begin on September 1 in offline regime
    Communications Department of the Secretariat of the CMU, posted 24 June 2022 17:41

    The Government recommends starting the school year on September 1. In universities - from August 15, except for the first-year students. This was announced by Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal during a session of the Cabinet of Ministers on June 24.

    “The school year will begin on September 1 in the offline regime. This is a difficult issue because it implies the safety of our children. The security situation in the country is different, and it is already clear that it is impossible to return to face-to-face training in frontline areas, and therefore the online format will continue there as well as in the occupied territories,” noted the Prime Minister.

    Denys Shmyhal stressed that local authorities should work out the whole organizational process of both full-time and mixed forms of education. The Ministry of Education and Science, the Ministry of the Interior, the Ministry for Communities and Territories Development, and the MCA (Military Civil Administration are tasked with ensuring that children are transported to schools, as well as security in educational institutions. According to the Head of Government local governments must organize the following:

    - regular training on evacuation of students to shelters and lessons on safety,

    - visualization of the way to safe places in all educational institutions,

    - ensure shelter facilities have all the conditions for stay and study,

    - every educational institution should have an alarm button in case of an emergency.

    “The SES should soon complete the development of standard safety protocols, and then the MCA should approve on their basis individual safety protocols for each educational institution and familiarize students and parents with the protocols,” noted the Prime Minister.

    Denys Shmyhal stressed that kindergartens, schools and universities in non-frontline areas must operate: “This is vital, and the Government will do its utmost to ensure educational process in a safe environment.”

    Prime Minister: The school year will begin on September 1 in offline regime Prime Minister: The school year will begin on September 1 in offline regime