Meeting of DECIDE representatives with the head of the Ministry of Education and Science

On November 10, 2020, representatives of DECIDE project met with ‪Serhiy Shkarlet, Acting Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine. The main topic of the meeting was support for education reforms and decentralization processes for implementation of an effective education management system in the territorial communities in Ukraine.

“The project’s goals and objectives will be implemented within two interrelated components. Namely, component 1 that provides for development of the ability of the authorities to implement the decentralization reform in the education, including strategies for education development and their implementation, improvement of professional competencies of representatives of the territorial community authorities and civil servants involved in education reform. Component 2 that is aimed at transforming schools (in particular in rural areas) into educational centers of local communities, which will contribute to implementation of more democratic and responsible management of educational institutions and strengthen their role in public life”, said Natalia Protasova.

“The implementation of scientific and educational project requires maximum efforts on the part of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and increased involvement of experienced specialists. For this purpose, it is planned to create working group, which will include representatives of other ministries. It is important to develop roadmap, main tasks and concept of interaction within DECIDE”, said Serhiy Shkarlet.

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