From September 1 of the new academic year 2022, lessons of historical education will appear in the primary classes of educational institutions throughout Russia. Until the end of May, the Ministry of Education will send recommendations to the regions, the head of the organization, Sergei Kravtsov, told reporters on Wednesday, May 11.
“We will strengthen historical education from September 1 of the next academic year. The history lesson itself will be in the format in which it takes place (from grade 5). From the first grade, within the framework of the subject “The World Around”, we will strengthen the historical component. At the end of May, the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation will send relevant recommendations to the regions,” the head of the Ministry of Education said, adding that classes will be held as part of extracurricular work.
According to Kravtsov, also from September 1, at the beginning of each school week, they will raise the flag of the Russian Federation, sing the anthem, and also conduct lessons “Conversations about the important”. Such classes will be held in all Russian schools within the hours provided for extracurricular activities.
Earlier, on April 25, at the beginning of the school week, the Russian anthem was played for the first time in 89 schools of the Tver region and the national flag was raised.