Knowledge for everybody: Disadvantaged Youth Development Program rolled out in Ukraine

19:13 Oct. 6, 2016

Disadvantaged Youth Development Program rolled out in Ukraine

Disadvantaged Youth Development Program presentation

During 2016/2017 academic year, the program will be implemented in 5 regions of Ukraine – Donetsk, Vinnytsya, Kirovograd, Lviv and Zakarpattya

The development program for disadvantaged youth includes implementing an educational project iLearn. It is designed for a consistent preparation of 11-grade students for successful passing the SET (Standardised External Testing) exam. Online courses iLearn correspond SET curricula and contain video lectures, computer testing, self-tuition content, webinars and lectures by college teachers. iLearn program allowed to increase substantially the number of graduates who entered technical schools and universities or colleges – 52% of the program participants have become students today.  

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Online courses iLearn correspond to SET curricula and contain video lectures, computer testing, self-tuition content, webinars and lectures by college teachers. iLearn program was already successfully launched in Donetsk region and allowed to increase substantially the number of graduates who entered technical schools and universities or colleges – 52% of the program participants have become students today.  

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The program is organized jointly with Coca-Cola Beverages Ukraine and social organization Osvitoria. In 2016, Coca-Cola Beverages Ukraine equipped 8 computer classes at boarding schools which joined the program and provided graduates with technical facilities for preparation to the examinations. In the first stage, social organization Osvitoria plans to cover 5 orphanages with iLearn courses.

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