Nomads of Yamal approve creation of kindergartens and schools in nomadic camps
8:41 23 декабря 2015
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Issues of development of education in nomadic camps in Yamal were discussed in Salekhard. The conference was conducted by the acting deputy head of the region, the director of the regional department of education Irina Sidorova.
Heads of the regional departments on science and innovations, affairs of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North, development of agro-industrial complex, trade and foodstuff, physical culture and sport, internal policy, informational technologies and communication participated in its work.
10 kindergartens and 5 schools work in Yamal this school year on locations of nomadic camps. 235 children receive preschool education in 33 groups of short stay, 43 pupils of 12 classes receive primary general education, as it is informed on the website of the regional department of education.
The director of the regional department on affairs of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North Inna Sotruyeva informed about the results of sociological research about attitude of grownups conducting nomadic and half-nomadic way of life to the regional project «Nomadic school». 464 people conducting traditional way of life from towns and districts of Yamal became its participants. 60% of respondents support creation of nomadic kindergartens and schools in their nomadic camps. Conducting of the sociological research will be continued in the first-second quarters of next year.
The deputy director of the department of agro-industrial complex, trade and foodstuff of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug Vladimir Zhukov told about creation of conditions for organizing of specialized practice of pupils of senior forms of boarding schools on enterprises of agro-industrial complex in the region. In the first half-year 145 pupils of senior forms from 15 boarding schools were educated to traditional crafts with passing of practice on 18 enterprises. They passed through education on such subjects as «Reindeer husbandry», «Ethno-technologies», «Fishery». «Small mechanization of the North» and «The hostess of a choum». (The note: a choum is home of nomadic people, it is similar to a tepee).
Summing up the results of the conference, Irina Sokolova informed that work on creation of school books of the new generation on native languages from the first to the fourth classes with consideration of federal educational standards would be started in 2016. As she notes, plans on development of the project for the coming prospect will be made with consideration of suggestions received on the conference.