On 19 March, Representatives of the DPR Human Rights Ombudsman Office conducted an inspection of the educational process and living conditions in Dokuchaevsk Special General Education Boarding School No.27 At the moment, 54 children in need of rehabilitation regarding their physical or mental development live there, including 7 children from the territory temporarily under control of Ukraine, who have been enrolled at the institution under the Humanitarian Programme for the Reunification of the Donbass People.
The institution has three blocks. In the bedroom block, there are medical treatment rooms, rooms for labour training, leisure activities and supplementary education, bedrooms and bathrooms. In the academic block, there are rooms for computer science, music, civil defence, physical therapy, social adaptation, as well as classrooms, an assembly hall and a sports hall. A canteen is in a separate building. Outside there is a football field, basketball and volleyball courts.
The institution educates children from 1st to 9th form. The number of students in each group meets the standards. The educational process has been designed to provide effective rehabilitation and carry out prevention measures. To this end, special activities have been organised for children: speech therapy, exercise therapy, rhythmic classes, improvement of psychomotor and sensory systems. All pupils are under medical supervision of a physician of superior expert category. The pupils have intensive training in sewing. Graduates of the school receive a certificate of education of the established model, which entitles them to enter secondary vocational schools.
There are leisure-time activities organised through various hobby groups. Pedagogues have individual approach to each student. The pupils actively participate in creative activities and competitions, including republic-wide contests, where they take prizes.
As a result of the inspection, education and living environment for children in the Dokuchaevsk Special General Education Boarding School No. 27 received a positive assessment from the staff of DPR Ombudsman Office.
DPR Ombudsman Daria Morozova expressed gratitude to the administration and staff of the facility for faithful implementation of their duties.