Ukraine and China signed a grant agreement for the development of an inclusive educational environment in Ukraine. This was stated during a press conference with the head of the International Chamber of Commerce of Great Silk Road, Lu Jianzhong, by the wife of the President of Ukraine Maryna Poroshenko.
According to her, this agreement is a clear example of the fact that in a globalized world there are no local problems.
"A striking example of such a partnership is the signing of a grant agreement between the Ukrainian and Chinese parties regarding support of the project, which I, as the wife of the President of Ukraine and Chairman of Poroshenko Charitable Foundation, together with the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and the regional leadership of Zaporizhzhya, will implement in Zaporizhzhya region, and the results of this experiment will form the basis of the road map for the implementation of inclusive education in all regions, "- Poroshenko said.
As the president's press service reported, parties signed a grant in the amount of 200 000 US dollars (equivalent to 5.2 million hryvnia).
The First Lady also noted that statistics show that 7 million 700 thousand of Ukrainian children have abnormalities of mental and physical development, and only 10% of these children have to learn with the help of inclusive education.