On March 26, at their working meeting, Tatarstan Minister of Digitalization Ayrat Khayrullin and Director of Skolkovo International Gymnasium Oksana Demyanenko discussed current digital processes in education.
The meeting participants discussed the issues of digital competence development in modern schoolchildren. Khayrullin emphasized that digital training is one of the priority areas of the republic, and special attention is paid to teaching IT competencies from school years.
For example, “IT-cube” operates at the International Competence Centre – the Kazan Technical College of Information Technologies and Communications where schoolchildren can learn useful digital skills free of charge; also, “Quantorium” children's technology parks and “Yandex.Lyceum” venues have been launched in Tatarstan.
Director of the Technopark in the sphere of high technologies "IT Park" Alexander Borisov, Director of International Competence Centre – the Kazan Technical College of Information Technologies and Communications Yuri Bagrov, Deputy Director for Digital Education at the Skolkovo Gymnasium Maria Kosse, Head of the Administrative and Legal Service of the Gymnasium Alexandra Skrypnik and Director's Assistant Svetlana Oleinikova took part in the meeting.