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Meeting with teachers and educators on the eve of the new academic year.
Vologda Oblast Governor Oleg Kuvshinnikov met with Vologda’s school principals, educators and teachers in the school, higher education and specialised professional education systems on the eve of the new school year, the “Day of Knowledge” which Russia celebrates on September 1.
The 1st September is always a special day in the Russian annual calendar.
Education experts gathered to discuss current issues in the sphere of education. The head of the region stressed that the local government indicates the education sector is a top priority, since investments in education are investments in the future of the region and the whole country.
The academic year in Vologda Region will begin on September 1 in the usual format. In total, 822 educational institutions will be opened in the Vologda Region in the 2021-2022 academic year: 347 kindergartens, 341 schools, 34 colleges and technical schools, seven universities.
At the end of the meeting Mr. Kuvshinnikov congratulated the region’s schoolchildren, directors, and teachers with the beginning of new school year. He also participated in the ceremony presenting awards to the teachers.