Overview of the current state of education and science in Ukraine regarding the Russian aggression (as of 25 July – 13 August 2022) [EN/UK] – Ukraine
According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) as of 11 August 2022, more than 10.64 million refugees have fled Ukraine for other countries since 24 February 2022 .
According to the Ukrainian Prosecutor’s Office as of August 15, 2022, 361 children have been killed and 711 injured since the war began. This data does not include data for areas of active hostilities.
As of 12 August 2022, 2,300 educational institutions have been damaged by bombing and artillery fire, of which 286 have been completely destroyed.
Procedures for transferring funds from EU-funded ITAs and coordinators of cross-border cooperation projects/programs to foreign co-executors have been simplified. The Board of Governors of the National Bank of Ukraine amended his NBU Resolution No. 18 dated 24 February 2022. From this moment on, project coordinators within the framework of the “Horizon Europe” and “Erasmus+” programs will be able to transfer funds to co-executors of foreign projects without requesting MoES or obtaining special NBU permission. I can.
On 8 August 2022, Ukrainian Minister of Education and Science Serhiy Shkarlet and Managing Director of the Cambridge Partnership for Education Jane Mann signed a bilateral memorandum of understanding. This Memorandum of Understanding aims to support the agreed direction of education for temporarily displaced Ukrainian schoolchildren and their effective reintegration into society, the project “Displaced persons in the host country support of Ukrainian students and teachers and support for the transformation of Ukrainian school education for the future”. Restructured and improved the Ukrainian general secondary education system. ”
On 9 August 2022, First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine Andriy Vitrenko met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of South Africa André Johannes Gronewald. Issues of bilateral cooperation in education and science, challenges to the Ukrainian education system as a result of Russia’s war against Ukraine were discussed.
On August 11, 2022, Ukraine’s Minister of Education and Science, Serhiy Shkarlet, met with the Deputy Minister of Greece in Emanuil Andorlakis, Ukraine. practical issues of cooperation, in particular the challenges to the Ukrainian education system as a result of the Russian war against Ukraine, the study of foreign students during the war, the learning of Greek in higher education institutions, the continuation of further cooperation between ministries, and New projects in the field were discussed. of the practice of education and science.