The Centre is to improve the Russian language skills in schoolchildren and help them enter institutions of higher education in the Russian Federation.
On January 10, the first ever Russian Culture and Education Centre for compatriots Sozidanie opened in Tursunzade, Tajikistan. It is to increase knowledge in young people and prepare young citizens to enter institutions of higher education in the Russian Federation, the press office of Rossotrudnichestvo reports.
The Centre houses the education and methodology centre for Russian language and literature, music and art studios, computer and reading rooms and conference hall. Mathematics classes will be delivered at the Centre. Currently, the library’s collection includes 215 books (fiction, encyclopaedias and books on Russian history and culture).
Along with the Russian language courses, the staff of the Centre will consult on the admission arrangements young people willing to apply for a place at universities in the Russian Federation.
The project was implemented jointly by the Russkaya Obshchina public organisation, the RF Embassy, the Dushanbe and Tajikistan dioceses of the Russian Orthodox Church, the City Hall and of local businessmen.
Schoolchildren from schools 98 and 75 and gymnasium 2 performed in a concert during the opening ceremony.