On June 27th extraordinary meeting of the Metropolitan Department of Education was held at Chisinau Academy of Orthodox Theology. Mr. Valeriu Ciubotaru, Head of the Department of Education, presbyteress Liliana Cretu, author of Orthodox Religion textbooks, Mrs. Angela Levinta, Chair of the methodology cabinet, deacon Ioan Botnari, clergyman of the Ascension of the Lord church in Orhei, and Mr. Serghei Blindu, depute chairman of the Department of Education of Edinet and Briceni Diocese.
The participants discussed about the development, verification, and distribution of Religion textbooks for forms 1-4 and distribution of other textbooks and religious pedagogical literature within dioceses of the Orthodox Church of Moldova.
The importance of following the textbooks editing procedures, in line with the standards of the Ministry of Education was highlighted.
Another issue of the discussion was the identification of financial resources necessary for the distribution of textbooks in schools in the 2012-2013 school year.