Ninth-graders will have to pass an oral speech

Olga Vasilyeva

From 2017, the Russian ninth-graders within the State total certification (GIA) will take the oral speech. The head of the Ministry of education and science Olga Vasilyeva said in an interview with NTV television, published on Sunday, January 29.

“While this pilot project. In a year it will be all country”, — said the Minister. According to her, now a few selected pilot regions, and then this part of the GIA will be introduced everywhere.

Vasiliev said that now “we are back essentially to what we have to say, we have to explain to their thoughts, we got to speak in their native language.”

Minister of education and science also said that in 2017 the test part of the assessment was only in a foreign language. Vasilyev added that knowledge of subjects necessary to train for exams, and learn to learn.

In November 2016, the Minister supported the initiative of introduction of obligatory unified state exam in geography. Prior to that, she also said that when admission to higher education applicants must pass the written exams.

GUÍA exam in the ninth grade of high school in Russia, an analogue of the exam for 11th grade. At the moment, are compulsory Russian language and mathematics, plus two examination in the student’s choice.