The event was attended by managers of the MU "Agency for Regional Development and Cross-Border Cooperation "Transcarpathia" of the Transcarpathian Regional Council", which is the main partner of the project, the manager of the partner – Department of Education of Tyachiv Distrct State Administration – Vasyl Hayovych, as well as the director of Solotvyno boarding school Adriana Pop and media representatives.
During the event, they discussed features of the project implementation, prospects of innovative development of education in schools of Tyachiv district. The overall goal of the project is to increase the capacity of secondary schools to increase the students’ motivation to learn and work capacity (7-17 years), as well as to improve the quality of education through partnership, innovation and interactive educational technologies in border communities of Satu Mare County and Transcarpathian region. The total budget of the project is 332,580.5 euros (9772721.7 hryvnias), of which the EU contribution is 299.286.85 euros (8794403.4 hryvnias), where the budget for Ukraine is 166.936.5 euros (4806268.77 hryvnias). Implementation period is 18 months. The project is implemented jointly with partners from Romania: Mircea Eliade High School in Satu Mare and Anghel Saligny Technical School in Turta (Satu Mare County). As part of the program, a repair of a 100 sq. m. classroom will be carried out in the Solotvyno boarding lyceum with the potential of zoning and a separate individual entrance to the premises, where virtual reality equipment will be installed. In Nyzhnya Apsha Secondary School a computer classroom will be equipped, for which they will buy 16 PCs. As part of the project, the iternational Scratch Cup will be held. The competition will be held in two stages: national competitions in Romania and Ukraine and the international final, the so-called "Scratch weekend" in Ukraine. After the installation of the equipment, the pilot schools will hold test lessons in virtual reality classrooms. A cross-border conference on the use of new technologies in education will also be held.