State-funded foreign language courses postponed again


A program offering state-funded summer foreign language courses abroad for Hungarian high school students has also been postponed to 2022, due to the pandemic, reports the MTI newsfeed, citing an article. of the daily Magyar Nemzet.

Mónika Bartos, the ministerial commissioner responsible for coordinating the program, told the newspaper that the government had decided to postpone the program for a year for “security reasons” in light of “the continuing uncertainty caused by COVID- 19 ”.

The roll-out of the two-week, state-funded summer language courses abroad for ninth and eleventh graders was initially planned for summer 2020. The government had previously allocated HUF 70 billion as a base. funding for the program from 2022.

Bartos said the program remains “a priority” for the government.

“We are all convinced that nothing will prevent its implementation in 2023,” she added.


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