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Mikolaj reform reduces emphasis on mathematics

On December 18, the Pravda daily published an article that said Education Minister Ján Mikolaj is planning to cut mathematics lessons at primary schools by twenty percent. Currently, there are five math lessons a week in all grades of primary schools in Slovakia.

On December 18, the Pravda daily published an article that said Education Minister Ján Mikolaj is planning to cut mathematics lessons at primary schools by twenty percent. Currently, there are five math lessons a week in all grades of primary schools in Slovakia.

Moreover, mathematics will not be compulsory in the last two years at secondary grammar schools, only the Slovak language, two foreign languages and PE will be. SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports

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