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Ministry of Education plans to open 65 education centers in 56 countries

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Ministry of Education plans to open 65 education centers in 56 countries


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Centers for education in Russian and teaching the Russian language will appear in 56 countries, TASS reports. According to the head of the Russian Ministry of Education, Sergey Kravtsov, the department will ensure the opening of 65 centers. 

Kravtsov also spoke about the Russian Teacher Abroad project, which covered Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Vietnam, Mongolia, Serbia, Uzbekistan and Turkey. The number of its participants is approaching 380 people. In the next academic year, the project will expand to China, Venezuela, Cuba and Egypt. The project aims to promote the study of the Russian language, it also popularizes Russian education in other countries.

Teachers are invited to join the project in 11 countries. They require teachers of Russian as a foreign language, teachers of primary classes, Russian language and literature, mathematics, computer science, physics, chemistry, biology, geography. Participation in the project does not interrupt the teaching experience. Teachers are paid salaries, housing, travel and medical insurance.

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