New textbooks and electronic devices. Indigenous residents of Yamal study native languages
14:05 22 декабря 2018
Категории: News in English
New textbooks to study Nenets, Khanty and Selkoup languages for the 5th-7th forms were presented in Yamal. Till the end of the year they will be delivered to all schools of the region, and since the 10th of January of 2019 their testing will be started. This information was given by the chief of the office of regional development under the regional department of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug Grigory Lymar to journalists.
“In the region there are textbooks for the 1st — 4th forms in 4 languages – Selkoup, Khanty, Nenets and Komi. All the textbooks correspond to modern state educational standards”, as he explained.
According to Grigory Lymar, big attention in the system of education in Yamal is paid to study of native languages. In particular, the interregional Olympiad on ethnography and native languages has been conducted since 2008. Children-winners from indigenous ethnic minorities of the North receive the prize of the governor of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug. Teaching aids are issued and courses on raising the level of qualification are conducted for teachers of native languages.
“They have good teaching aids, but it needs to provide study of native languages with help of electronic devices. In addition to paper versions, we have electronic ones, which are much wider”, as Grigory Lymar underlined.