Additional attention is paid to study of native languages
15:42 18 февраля 2020
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The working conference on fulfillment of instructions of the President of the Russian Federation took place on the 18th of February in the department on affairs of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North in Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug. A deputy of the State Duma, the president of the Russian Association of Indigenous Peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East Grigory Ledkov explained journalists that the talk was about 18 points adopted by the results of the sitting of the Council for Interethnic Relations under the President of the Russian Federation touching upon socioeconomic development of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North, in particular, education.
The participants of the conference studied appeals from residents of Yamal, suggestions from specialists on preservation and development of native languages. They elaborated recommendations.
As it should be reminded, in January of 2020 Vladimir Putin gave the government and heads of regions the row of instructions, according to which additional education of indigenous language teachers on languages of peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East would be provided. The Ministry of education and science, the Ministry of enlightenment, the Federal Agency for Affairs of Nationalities and the Russian Association of Indigenous Peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East should analyze practice of study of indigenous languages as native in the system of general education. They should define necessary number of pedagogical employees teaching languages and literature. In addition, the establishments will present suggestions on additional measures of social support for representatives of indigenous ethnic minorities studying in higher education institutions on programs that foresee study of native languages and cultures. The analogous work is being conducted in regions.