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#43, March 2014

Serhiy Kvit, Minister of Education, introduced new deputy ministers

Serhiy KvitKYIV, Ukraine, March 4, 2014 — Serhiy Kvit, president of National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy and newly appointed Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine, introduced the newly appointed deputy ministers and announced reform policies in the area of education. First Deputy Minister Inna Sovsun,  Deputy Minister Chief of Staff Alexei Dniprova, and Deputy Minister Pavlo Polansky participated in the press conference held by the ministry.

"Our main focus will be on the quality of education. The key to quality in education is establishing first-rate universities. The primary task before us is to adopt a new 'Law on Higher Education',  the draft of which was developed by the so-called 'Zhurovsky Group,' in which I personally participated," stated Kvit.

Kvit added that the Ministry is in close contact with the Parliamentary Committee on Education in Ukraine's Verkhovna Rada (Parliament), chaired by People's Deputy Dr. Lilia Hrynevych, and that every effort will be made for the adoption of a reform law on higher education in the first and second reading during the current session.


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