On 5 March, Representatives of the DPR Human Rights Ombudsman Office conducted an inspection of the educational process and living conditions in Gorlovka Special General Education Boarding School No.24 Currently, 75 children with mild physical or mental developmental defects attend the school.
The institution has a library, a canteen, classrooms, a carpentry unit, a room for physical therapy, a sports hall, and bedrooms. Outside there is a playground, a football field and a laundry. The basement has a bomb shelter.
The syllabus was adapted to the needs and abilities of children according to their physical, mental and intellectual development. Children (grades 1 to 9) stay in the institution for 24 hours. Some children go home with their parents after classes. The boarding school is open 6 days a week. The main focus is on labour training, which is conducted in equipped classrooms and a workshop. Students master sewing, plastering and joinery. Graduates of the school receive a certificate of the established model, which entitles them to enter secondary vocational schools.
A nurse and educators monitor the children’s physical welfare and observance of the special regime. The boarding school has a medical unit.
The pupils attend sports and crafts clubs. Children actively participate in the project “Read translated literature”, as well as in city and republican contests and competitions.
Education and living environment for children in the Gorlovka Special General Education Boarding School No.24 were positively assessed by the inspectors.