Fact-Checking the Education Sector in Ukraine. Admission Campaign in 2016

There are multiple topics in education that create a fertile ground for manipulating facts, e. g. university admissions campaign, an increase in the number of students that are enrolled in state-funded programs, the position of Ukraine in the education rankings etc

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There are multiple topics in education that create a fertile ground for manipulating facts, e. g. university admissions campaign, an increase in the number of students that are enrolled in state-funded programs, the position of Ukraine in the education rankings etc.

The CEDOS analytical center has joined the VoxCheck initiative and has checked the most dubious statements made by the officials in the education sector. CEDOS has found seven mistakes in the statements by the minister Liliya Hrynevych, first deputy minister Inna Sovsun, and in the press releases of the ministers of education and economy.

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