Education system goals: 2015/16 academic year

N.V. Tretyak, First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of the Russian Federation (Deputy Chairman of the Ministry Board), PhD in Jurisprudence

Abstract. 2015/16 academic year is the third year of implementing policies stated in the new law “Education in the Russian Education” and the fourth year of achieving priority targets stated in the May Presidential Decree.  The author analyses the progress of key documents implementation through development of law provisions and decrees: strategies, concepts, standards and programmes that are aimed at improving access to quality education. Further prospects of education system development are also discussed.

Key words: Federal State Educational Standard, education, special needs children, national identity, access to education, concept of mathematical education, historical cultural standard.