After Christmas, three primary schools will be reopened in Fârlădeni village of Hânceşti district, Ţepilova village of Soroca district and Bolohan of Orhei district. The announcement was made by the Minister of Education, Research and Culture, Monica Babuc, at a press conference.
According to the official, the decision was made after consultations with parents, teachers and the local public administration.
"There are several primary schools can be reopened. By February 1st, we will have a strategy for setting up the network of educational institutions for the 2018-2019 academic year. We need to know what schools to be reopened or function starting March 1,"said Monica Babuc, Minister of Education, Culture and Research.
Monica Babuc also announced that a non-denominator has been created that reduces the number of reports the teachers have present.
The national curriculum will be simplified so that students have free time for extracurricular activities. The new concept involves reducing the number of hours by 2-3 in the high school curriculum, reducing the number of compulsory subjects from 3 to 6, depending on the selected curriculum.
At the same time, in the gymnasium cycle, the grades for plastic art, musical education and physical education will be replaced by qualifying.
In addition, the time of training will turn into an hour of personal development of students. Also included in this subject is the module of professional orientation and volunteer hours.
As far as technological education is concerned, it will acquire robotics and information modules for the development of information technology culture. The civic education discipline is renowned for education for society - which will include education for human rights, integrity, intercultural education, patriotic education, education for democratic society.
The Ministry of Education, Culture and Research came up with solutions for the problems that affect the didactic staff. Therefore, the ministry approved a methodology regarding the distribution of the teaching staff time. According to this methodology, the number of hours that the teacher has to spend in school and what they have to spend for communicating with students and parents are proportionally quantified.
At the same time, starting next year, teachers will be exempt from continuing training fees. Moreover, the ministry will undertake to evaluate accredited centers to ensure the professionalism and quality of continuing professional teacher education.