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Lukashenko enumerates major principles of Belarusian education

MINSK (BelTA) – When improving the system of education, Belarus should use the principles of state support, social justice, and equal access to education, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said during the plenary session of the Nationwide Conference on Teaching on 24 August, BelTA has learned.

“We have to do a lot to develop the human potential. Therefore, we need an objective and impartial evaluation of the progress in the development of all elements of Belarusian education, determine the prospects of its improvement. Of course, we have already done many things in this area,” Alexander Lukashenko said. “The main thing is that we have preserved positive achievements of previous generations. Among them are state support, social justice, equal access to education, its decent level. These are the principles we must use when planning further transformations in this field.”

There are all opportunities for the efficient fulfillment of our plans, the president emphasized. “We have created the necessary infrastructure at educational institutions. They have qualified personnel. The state annually allocates a big part of the state budget for education and social support of youth. Therefore, we can expect corresponding results from the pedagogical community at all levels of the education system,” the head of state noted.