This year, Ukrainian school students might be left without farewell bells and junior prom parties. This is mentioned in the letter published by Ukraine's Ministry of Education and Science; the authority's website reported that on April 16.
"In order to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease (Covid-19), in 2019-2020 academic year, we offer not to hold any mass events, involving those participating in education process, including the last calls and graduation parties", reads the document.
The Ministry admitted that the next academic year needs to be revised, as the studying process will now demand more time to solidify the knowledge from the previous year. This now needs to be takem into account during the planning of the new academic schedule.
Earlier this month, the online school project was launched in Ukraine. All-Ukrainian online school display the classes in 11 subjects for students of seven grades of Ukrainian schools (from 5th till 11th grade). The classes are broadcasted by Ukrainian TV channels and YouTube-channel of Ukraine's Ministry of Education and Science.
The list of subjects includes Ukrainian language, history of Ukraine, world history, English language, physics, algebra, geometry, geography, chemistry and biology.
The lessons are taking place every day, on the weekdays, until the end of the quarantine. They kick off at 10 a.m.