Poroshenko signed a law on education

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko signed law of Ukraine No. 2145-VIII “On education” adopted by the Verkhovna Rada on 5 September 2017.

As reported on the official website of the Ukrainian President, the adoption of this law will allow for a deep and comprehensive educational reform that will improve the quality of education and competitiveness of the young generation on the labour market. The law will provide real steps for the inclusion of Ukraine into the European educational space.


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As you know, September 5 deputies of Ukraine adopted on second reading and in whole draft law “On education”, which, in particular, specifies that the language of the educational process in educational institutions is Ukrainian.

Earlier, the Minister of education and science, Liliya Hrynevych said that Ukraine is ready to send to the Council of Europe for examination the language article of the education lawto confirm the absence of violations of international obligations.

She also expressed hope that the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko will sign the law “On education” is going to last examination of the language of the article.

Recall, the foreign Ministers of Bulgaria, Hungary, Greece and Romania have signed a warning letter to the foreign Minister of Ukraine because of the new law on education.

Hungary has appealed to the OSCE Secretary General, the Commissioner of the organization for national minorities and the current Chairman of the OSCE, and the UN high Commissioner for human rights and the EU Commissioner for enlargement and European neighbourhood policy because of the educational law of Ukraine.