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Education in the USSR

Joseph I. Zajda

Education in the USSR

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Published by Pergamon Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education -- Soviet Union

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Joseph I. Zajda.
    SeriesInternational studies in education and social change
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLA832 .Z3 1980
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 272 p. :
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4115532M
    ISBN 100080258077, 0080258069
    LC Control Number80040363

    Only nine-year school led directly to university-level education. He explains that the youth culture has departed from the hyper-organized ways of Stalinism, and instead begun more to resemble Western, independent countercultures. Though not directly related to the cult of childhood, it still studies important themes of nostalgia for the Soviet childhood experience. In accordance with the Sovnarkom decree of 26 December,signed by its head Vladimir Leninthe new policy of likbez "liquidation of illiteracy"was introduced.

    The duration of studies can exceed that of secondary general schools, and the educational programmes can be more advanced. They were divided into two standards: the first for children from 8 to 13, and the second for children from 14 to Fromthose starting tertiary education would get two years free, and from three years. Instead school programmes were subdivided into "complex themes", such as "the life and labour of the family in village and town" for the first year or "scientific organisation of labour" for the 7th year of education. There had to be a new force of engineers, scientists, technicians of all kinds … no possible source of talent could be left untapped, and the only way of meeting these needs was by the rapid development of a planned system of mass education.

    This difference probably had more to do with the availability of resources than with the relative need for the services by children in the two regions. As part of an attempt to prevent the country's collapse, a referendum was held in Marchboycotted by three republics, that resulted in a majority favoring the preservation of the union as a renewed federation. As we saw above, Comrade Edmunds had problems with her class not only because she was not strict enough but because she was not giving them enough to do. The names of these levels were and are still used to rate the education standards of persons or particular schools, despite differences in the exact terminology used by each profession or school. Gymnasiums and lyceums Recently, new types of secondary schools have emerged called gymnasium and lyceum, which can be both state owned or private.


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Education in the USSR book

This was done apparently more in the interests of relieving pressure for university places than in the educational interests of the students. Children of the Gulag. Inthe last Soviet premier, Mikhail Gorbachevsought to reform and liberalize the economy through his policies of glasnost openness and perestroika restructuring.

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In Soviet Russia, by contrast, besides educating people for higher productivity Soviet education had also to prepare them to be good citizens in a communist society, encouraging them to let go of attitudes, towards work and possessions for instance, which capitalism had fostered and which many in the older generations still cling to.

This had the significant effect of diminishing the role of the family structure, and these groups became the primary outlet for self-expression among Soviet children. We promote the general and political development of children, help them to be active and intelligently disciplined.

The question of education, then, is critical to the survival of communism and its development towards its higher stage. And this was negotiated and signed two years before the fall of the Soviet Union! She analyzes the way in which culture was constructed through projects targeted at Soviet youth, and how the younger generations were seen as the greatest promise to the Bolsheviks.

Koenker: The Soviet Union since However, the availability of such special schools varied greatly from one republic to another. The largest network "institutes" were medical, pedagogic for the training of schoolteachersconstruction and various transport automotive and road, railroad, civil aviation institutes.

Seven and nine-year secondary schools were scarce, compared to the "four-year" primary schools, making it difficult for the pupils to complete their secondary education. On the surface, much of what Deana Levin says about the methods used to ensure high standards of learning and discipline would sound to a person brought up in bourgeois society as if it might be close to the rhetoric of Mrs Thatcher, but on closer inspection it is Education in the USSR book that there is a difference between rhetoric about the need for high educational standards this rhetoric being designed to dump the blame for the ills of society on teachers while doing nothing at all to improve standards — after all what is the point of disseminating high educational standards to a working-class the majority of whom are going to be unemployed or confined to unskilled jobs?

Many of their graduates have since developed into master craftsmen, setting outstanding records of labour productivity. These regulations were fundamental in the formation of ideal Soviet citizens. The relatively formal appearance of the classroom is dictated by class size, and class size is determined by the number of teachers available in relation to the number of students.

They speak at length about their childhoods, and describe the changes they witnessed in their country. Language policy changed over time, perhaps marked first of all in the government's mandating in the teaching of argarian as a required subject of study in every non-Russian school, and then especially beginning in the latter s a growing conversion of non-Russian schools to Russian as the main medium of instruction.

Every school designs its own curriculum, which is based on state requirements, and there can be some extra or optional disciplines. People's Commissariat for Education directed its attention solely towards introducing political propaganda into the schools and forbidding religious teaching.

The first, My Perestroikafollows four Russians who grew up during the time of perestroika. A huge network of so-called "national schools" was established by the s, and this network continued to grow in enrollments throughout the Soviet era. This is an important work to use to juxtapose the contrasting sides of Soviet social policies, and highlights the vast difference in ways of life for privileged children and those abandoned.

Introduction: Children in the Soviet Union held a special place in the hearts of citizens and the Party. Inthe literacy rate was Following Lenin's death in and a brief power struggle, Joseph Stalin came to power in the mids.

They were divided into two standards: the first for children from 8 to 13, and the second for children from 14 to From October 1, all types of schools came under Commissariat for Education and were designated by the name Uniform Labour School.

Independent subjects, such as reading, writing, arithmetic, the mother tongue, foreign languages, history, geography, literature or science were abolished. His understanding of the role of the Komsomol, and how it had changed byis significant and lends to a greater understanding Soviet youth rebellions.

It was not the teacher who told them to enter into competition — it was the children who told the teacher they wished to do so and who expected her to cooperate in keeping the necessary records.Feb 01,  · Although I don’t intend to argue that it was the best in the world, I still believe that it was pretty good.

Firstly, I’d like to point out that Russian educational system remained largely unchanged since the collapse of the USSR. Even some of the. Besides school education as such, in the USSR there existed a whole network of special clubs that pupils could attend for free and study a wide number of subjects from photography to aviation atlasbowling.com: Alexey Timofeychev.

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Soviet Union

First of all the system of General Education (primary, secondary and upper secondary education) and Technical and Vocational Education are described together with the newly introduced national entrance examination known as the Unified National Exam.

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