Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine Viacheslav Kyrylenko held a meeting on the harmonization of the provisions of the Government's draft Law of Ukraine "About General Secondary Education."
The meeting was attended by Minister of Education and Science Lilia Hrynevych, representatives of the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Culture, Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, Ministry of Social Policy, Ministry of Regional Development, Building, Housing and Communal Services, the State Service for Education Quality.
During the meeting, the comments of the central executive authorities on the proposed version of the law by the Ministry of Education and Science were discussed and agreed positions were reached on the issues.
According to the results of the meeting, it was decided to submit the agreed version of the draft law for consideration by the Government.
The draft Law of Ukraine "About General Secondary Education" was developed with the aim of introducing and implementation of a reform of general secondary education - the New Ukrainian School. The bill establishes the rights of participants in the educational process - students, teachers, parents, heads and founders of educational institutions, provides for progressive norms for reforming education in Ukraine.