The Gymnasia Principal a Attended the Conference
On April 16, at the initiative of the Office of the State Service for Quality of Education in the Cherkasy region http://sqe.gov.ua/index.php/en-us/upravlinnia-derzhavnoi-sluzhby-iakosti-osvity-u-cherkaskii-oblasty the conference dedicated to the topic "Let's talk about the organization of distance learning" was conducted and presided over by the Head of the Department Oksana Anatoliyivna Kompaniets. The chairman of the Education Department of the Cherkasy Board of Education and Humanitarian Policy of the City Council E. P. Stepko, our gymnasia principal S. I. Sayenko, school #32 principal I. Y. Ovcharenko, as well as teachers from several Cherkasy schools actively practicing distance learning were invited to participate in the conference. For an hour and a half, the ZOOM platform brought together the educators to discuss an extremely urgent issue - organizing distance learning for students during a lengthy quarantine period. A meaningful and substantive conversation took place between the participants of the conference. They spoke about distance learning in terms of its experiences, risks, challenges, and achievements. Our principal even called the process a major educational revolution that could dramatically change the classroom system practiced in most countries of the world. He spoke about the experience that our teachers have gained while using Google-Classroom or communicating with students and their parents via the Oshkola project among other positive results. The conference participants emphasized that education needs to be reformed more vigorously to meet the challenges of the time and Ukraine has an opportunity to place itself among the world leaders in implementing the aforesaid innovations.