The beginning of the school term is marked in Ukraine on Saturday, September 1.
Traditionally, a solemn school assembly is held at schools on this day. Usually, specialized secondary and higher educational institutions go without the school assembly.
The first-holiday lesson is usually being held at schools, on this day, first graders mark the Holiday of the First Ring.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko yet congratulated pupils and students on the holiday. He claimed this on Facebook.
'Congratulating Ukrainian pupils and students on the Day of Knowledge! Some of you will sit at the school-desk for the first time, for someone, this year will be the last before the beginning of the adulthood. I am sure that these best years of your life will remain unforgettable,' the President said.
It should be noted that the first graders will study according to new Governmental standard Nova Shkola in Ukraine from September 1.
Nova Ukrainska Shkola is an educational program for the first graders, which gives more practical than theoretical assignments. In addition, they will study in the classrooms with new equipment and furniture.