Wednesday, 25 January, 2017, 19:03 People
Ukrainian schoolchildren patented 160 inventions

Ukrainian schoolchildren have been issued 160 patents for their inventions, Ukraine’s Minister for Education Liliya Hrynevych said at the Jan. 23-25 world education forum in London, ZIK reports Jan. 25.

There is an extra-school system of education in Ukraine, named the Small Academy. It is attended by about 10% of schoolchildren, doing research in computer science, engineering, natural sciences, physics and astronomy, the minister said.

The Small Academy is a unique tool for targeting young talent in Ukraine, she added.

With the enrollment of 250,000, the SA has its laboratories or uses university labs.

In order to give every schoolchild a bigger chance to develop his/her talents, the system of secondary education must be revised, Liliya Hrynevych added.

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