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Russian Education Guide

Are you planning to move to Russia? With your kids? Then you must have a quick reading of the article below. 

Primary & Secondary Education 

Just like any other country education system Russian Education System is also broadly divided into Primary education is for the students of ages 6-10, the Senior or Secondary Education System school for students of ages 10-15. If we combine both the level of Educations then it sums to 11 years of schooling.  


A 15 years old student is given a choice to choose between a vocational school or a non-university institute. The programs offered during these are academics which includes subjects and a program of training in a technical field until students reach 17 or 18. These institutions are generally called technikum but now most of them are known as colleges.

School Schedules 

School in Russia generally has 4 terms. Talking about Holiday vacation, mid-winter recess, and spring recess it varies by district or state in which school is located. 

A day is Russian schools normally starts at 8 a.m. and finishes at 1 or 2 in the afternoon. Students generally have to attend class 5 days a week, although some schools require an extra study on Saturdays.

Private and International Schools

Private schools are kind of uncommon in Russia. These schools focus on learning English and other critical skills. Private schools usually have a high tuition fee as compared to the state school.

For the expats, there are also international schools in major Russian cities, such as the Anglo-American School of Moscow these are established by the US, UK and Canadian Embassies in Moscow.

For your reference i have provided a direct link to the list of schools in Russia, Check the list here

Related Article: How to Study in Russia: Step-By-Step Guide

Source: www.justlanded.com, www.ride.ri.gov

Post by: Maitri Jha 

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