Vologda Governor urged to return to the school lessons of labor education

Governor of the Vologda region Oleg Kuvshinnikov has declared the advisability of returning to the practice of labour education in Russian schools. On Friday, January 20, reports FlashNord with reference to the press service of the regional government.

Kuvshinnikov announced this during a visit to resurrection school in Cherepovetsky district, attended by over 200 students.

It clarifies the Agency, the school retained the lessons of labor in particular professional training on specialties: “carpenter”, “seamstress”, “grower”. Having familiarized with the exhibition of products of students, Kuvshinnikov has decided to send Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev a proposal with a request to return the relevant lessons in all Russian schools.

A practice of involving school-age children to manual labor was widely used in the Soviet education system, however, lost its importance in the 90-ies of the last century.

On 17 January the Deputy from fraction of LDPR Vasily Tarasyuk in the Duma introduced a bill which proposed to allow expelled from school, adolescents under 16 years of age, officially to get a job. According to the parliamentarian, these Teens often find themselves at risk, “as separate from the collective, and their socialization device in society is an urgent task for the Russian labor legislation.”