The Ministry notes that not all eight thousand teachers need to "pull" the Latvian language — some need to learn, for example, the new content of education.
In the training of teachers and providing them with educational and methodical materials is planned to invest from the EU funds — is the amount of 3.3 million euros.
Transfer to study in state language stipulates that in General education, centralized examinations only state language will be carried out with the 2017/2018 school year in the 9th grade with the academic year 2019/2020 and 2021/2022 school year in high school all academic subjects will be taught in the Latvian language, except the languages of national minorities, literature and items related to culture and history.
Amendments to the regulations regarding the planned transfer of secondary education to the Latvian language, the Ministry of education and science (MES) will submit to the Cabinet of Ministers before the end of this year.
According to a 2016 survey, 39% of young people Normanist speak the Latvian language very well, 39% good, 22% — on the main level, or weak. In the 2013/2014 academic year graduation graduation examinations in the Latvian language passed 76% in the 2016/2017 school year — already 92% of graduates of schools of national minorities.