Deputy Prime Minister Viacheslav Kyrylenko chaired a meeting of the working group on the implementation of the provisions of the Law of Ukraine "On Education" dedicated to considering higher education issues.
In the meeting there took part Minister of Education and Science Lilia Hrynevych, Head of the National Agency for Higher Education Quality Assurance Serhii Kvit, President of the National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences Vasyl Kremen and heads of leading universities of Ukraine.
The working group considered the draft Law of Ukraine "On Amendments and Additions to the Law of Ukraine "On Higher Education" (regarding the improvement of educational activities in the field of higher education) elaborated by the Ministry of Education and Science. "The draft law stipulates for amendments regarding the higher education quality assurance, licensing of educational activities, accreditation of educational programs, organization of educational process, the autonomy of higher educational institutions, certification of students of higher educational institutionы, training of scientific staff and other issues.
On the outcomes of the meeting, it was decided to finalize the relevant draft law taking into account the uttered proposals and submit it for approval to the central executive authorities.
It should be noted that on September 28, 2017, the Law of Ukraine "On Education" came into force. On commission of the Prime Minister of Ukraine, a working group on the implementation of the provisions of this Law was established with Deputy Prime Minister Viacheslav Kyrylenko as Chair.