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Free Secondary Vocational Education on the radar in Russia

Secondary vocational education will soon be free in Russia, the country’s Education and Science Minister Gennady Shepelev told reporters in Moscow on Monday. He declined to elaborate on the exact date.

Shepelev recalled that 27 percent of students of Russian elementary vocation training colleges still pay for the studies.

He also admitted that graduates’ job placement is still an issue which he said may be party resolved by creating a system of forecasting a need for specialists.

Source: Secondary vocational education to be free in Russia?: Voice of Russia.



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