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20 Feb 2018
Comment Мykola Skyba

Education: forecast for week (February 19 - 24)

The main topics will be: preparation of the regulatory and legal framework and re-qualification of teachers. School education This week most schools in Ukraine resume lessons after quarantine. For parents - this is a reason to sigh with relief; for teachers - to check how much the pupils are behind the program and how much it will be...
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16 Feb 2018
Comment Мykola Skyba

Quarantine in Ukrainian schools: how not to give up on the quality of education

Since mid-February this year, a number of educational institutions in Ukraine have been closed for quarantine. Only in Kyiv 119 schools are closed. The reason is an excess of the epidemic threshold of the incidence of influenza and acute viral infections by more than 20%. Corresponding letters with the recommendation to introduce quarantine are sent by city and district...
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09 Feb 2018
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Mykola Skyba on criteria for choosing university: smart ones start, and who wins?

The quality of higher education in Ukraine and the criteria for choosing a university are rather hot topics both in media and practical level. To build the ratings – very thankless thing, but to build a coordinate system is quite essential. So, we need an accurate metric, otherwise, we risk to be in a wrong place. 
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07 Feb 2018
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A few thoughts after Falcon Heavy launch

Source: Liga.net On February 6, 2018, I was watching the test launch of super heavy-lift Falcon Heavy rocket, like millions of people around the world (broadcast on youtube scored 10 689 690 views). I'm not an aerospace specialist and I'm not going to Mars in the next few years - where now went the personal Tesla Roadster of...
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06 Feb 2018
Comment Мykola Skyba

Composition of parent committees should change due to threat of manipulation

Recently, information about the cancellation of parent committees caused a wide public resonance. Soon, it turned out that this information was fake (the schools continue to have public self-government bodies – the parent committees in particular). The reason for such rumors: Order signed by the Minister of Education on December 21, 2017 on the termination of the obsolete Order No....
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06 Feb 2018
Comment Мykola Skyba

Inverted lesson for teachers of primary school

The beginning of February 2018 has become the "first bell" for primary school teachers, who already in September will accept first-graders and will teach them according to the model of a New Ukrainian School. In accordance with Order of the Ministry of Education from January 15, 2018 "On some organizational issues for the training of teachers for work in the conditions of New Ukrainian...
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25 Jan 2018
Comment Мykola Skyba

Language of Manipulation

The statement of the Hungarian Foreign Minister demanding legal guarantees for Ukraine's application of the new law "On Education" is largely a manipulation, that is aimed at use of the representatives of the Hungarian minority in Zakarpattya as an electoral resource for the ruling Fidesz Party. Let me remind you that the majority of the representatives of this community have...
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23 Jan 2018
Comment Мykola Skyba

Re-training of teachers for New Ukrainian School: sprint race with obstacles

The year 2018 is broadly decisive for the future of the education system. A concept (that is, an idea) and a political proposal of the Government, which was in the previous two years, from now becomes a practice throughout the country. In particular, it means that in every school there must be a trained teacher for first-grade pupils, who will...
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