“Tatar language and culture in modern conditions: educational and social aspects” – a thematic name of the Third Congress of teachers of the Tatar language and literature. To explore textbooks, see the folk costumes and get acquainted with the arts and crafts, could anyone willing. The meeting brought together more than three hundred teachers and elective leaders from around the region. Each year, teachers and social activists of the national language allocate priorities for further development of ethno-cultural education. In schools, the region has over 15 thousand children. Only about half are educated in various of optional courses. The plans – to cover 100% of the classroom.
The neighboring Republic of Tatarstan on the terms of the agreement provides for free new textbooks for the Ulyanovsk region. Interest in knowledge of the mother tongue in the region is increasing, so does the number of
national electives and clubs of the Ulyanovsk schools. Year after year, significantly the number of children studying the culture and language of the native people is growing. According to Governor Sergei Morozov, the knowledge of the native language, the main tool of formation of Russian patriotism and eliminating false values in the minds of the younger generation. Do not restrict the children in the study of the native language.
The regional authorities in this process play an important role, creating the conditions for learning the native language. Head of the region proposed the creation of a single center for training and retraining teachers of the native language, which will enable teachers to improve their skills.