According to the OGE, exams for ninth-graders this year can take place from June 1 to July 31

The document also provides sections for government agencies and representatives of the communications industry.

It is noted that ITU drew up a document «from scratch» to take into account the changes that have occurred in the digital sphere, including the emergence of the «Internet of things», online games and toys with access to the Internet. In addition, progress was taken into account in the areas of machine learning, artificial intelligence and robotics.

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Zhejiang Province Department of Education (eastern China) an online education program for primary and secondary schools in cities and villages. This is expected to make quality education available throughout the country.

According to the idea, urban and rural schools will form pairs, and in addition to broadcasting their lessons, metropolitan teachers will be able to support colleagues from the villages: they will help with organizing classes and checking homework.

About 1000 educational organizations in China will participate in the project. In addition, it is planned to develop the same number of specialized online courses, the task of which is to improve the level of teaching in rural schools.

China will also launch a campaign to promote distance learning, with about 10 million teachers and schoolchildren being able to register on various online platforms.

Recently, the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party and the State Council approved regulations for the modernization of China’s education until 2035. You can find out the details in our.

The Russian State Library (RSL) and have signed an agreement to launch a joint large-scale non-commercial project to improve the reading literacy of primary school students, the press service of the online educational platform reported.

The cooperation of the two organizations is non-commercial in nature and is aimed at developing a culture of reading and reading literacy among schoolchildren in grades 1-4.

As part of the project, the books of the National Electronic Library, operated by the RSL, have become available in the Literary Circle on the educational platform since the beginning of December.

This will increase the availability of masterpieces of the world classics among students in all regions of the country, and the interactive component will increase the level of work with texts and critical thinking of primary school students.

Let’s face it, media consumption and reading have changed a lot over the past 20 years, and we will never go back to the old formats. We need to look for new ways: elements of gamification, achievements, exchange of achievements – all this should be in modern applications and educational products. The Light application, a part of the ecosystem of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation for access to digital resources, is modern and provides mechanisms for involving children in reading. In general, the future of the digital world is in collaboration and collaboration. Our alliance with is a classic example of how to build cooperation in the new world. In partnership with the platform, we see a synergistic effect that will help make books from the Light application available to more children

– said the Director General of the RSL Vadim Duda.

Now 70 books of the school curriculum from the Light application are already available in the Literary Circle for the audience of teachers and students of, the set will be expanded to a more complete list of works recommended in sample educational programs for primary schools.

The books of the National Electronic Library have been available on the platform since December. With this cooperation, we help schools to solve the issue of acquisition of fiction literature, acting as a kind of «transport network» for the fund of the Russian State Library. We also solve an important task of getting involved in the world of books

– says the head of the direction for interaction with teachers of the educational online platform «» Ekaterina Latypova.

Alena Arshinova, member of the State Duma Committee on Education and Science, coordinator of the New School project, proposed introducing a shift mode of distance lessons for schoolchildren. About this «Parlamentskaya Gazeta».

According to Arshinova, this will help avoid failures when connecting to educational platforms. She noted that this is one of the most common problems that interferes with online learning.

So, in many constituent entities of the Russian Federation, at 8:30 am, students are simultaneously connected to educational portals, which causes overloads. In addition, many parents remotely start work. At the same time, operators do not have time to adapt to user requests.

To eradicate this problem, the parliamentarian proposed to divide all students into «waves» and connect them to training at two-hour intervals.

Earlier it was reported that at the beginning of the week, many online distance learning platforms were intermittent due to the large number of users.

In the United States, one of the largest schemes in history for admission to prestigious universities for bribes has been revealed. The disclosed scheme provided admission to Stanford, Yale, California, and other elite American universities.

More than 40 participants have been charged in the case. Among them are 33 parents, one university inspector who oversaw the work of the examination committee, and nine coaches. The admission scheme worked as follows: teachers wrote tests for applicants and corrected errors where necessary. In addition, the «paid» applicants were promoted through the sports line – bribed coaches attributed nonexistent achievements to them, and those, in turn, entered universities as athletes on preferential terms.

Among the accused in the corruption case on examination boards were Hollywood actresses Felicity Huffman, known for her role in the TV series Desperate Housewives, and Lori Loughlin, who played in Full House, as well as her husband. Felicity Huffman, arrested on suspicion of bribery, has already been released on $ 250,000 bail. The case file states that Huffman and her husband paid $ 15,000 for their daughter to go to university. Moreover, in the tax return, this amount was designated as charity.

Some of the graduates of educational organizations are TRP badges, which give an advantage when entering a number of universities.

In this regard, the Ministry of Education and Science, the admission commissions to accept from applicants extracts from the order of the Ministry of Sports on the presentation of the TRP insignia, certified by the local executive authority responsible for sports. 

Officials clarified that some graduates who passed the standards for the gold badge between April and June did not receive the badges themselves due to «a number of organizational aspects.»

In addition, the Ministry of Education and Science advises admissions committees to check for which age category the badges were issued: for the current or younger. The department recalled that the category must correspond to the current category of the applicant.

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The issue of attestation of ninth-graders on the basis of final grades, and not on the basis of the OGE results, is being discussed, but there is still no final decision. The head of the Ministry of Education Sergei Kravtsov said this on the air of the TV channel.

He also recalled that the OGE-2020 is planned to be held in only two compulsory subjects: the Russian language and mathematics.

According to the OGE, exams for ninth graders this year can be held from June 1 to July 31.


A virtual simulator for directors and management teams of Moscow schools. It makes it possible to solve management problems without the risk of real consequences.

The novelty was developed by specialists from the Moscow Center for the Development of Human Resources in Education. The principle of work on the simulator resembles an online game that imitates the management of a virtual school. The user needs to closely monitor the points of growth of each school, quickly eliminate shortcomings and increase the efficiency of the educational organization. Moreover, different teams can compete with each other online.

According to Yulia Khramtsova, deputy director of school # 1454, training on the simulator teaches how to build competent interaction in the management team.

All of us: directors, representatives of management teams of huge complexes and small schools, in conditions of the most serious competition, were able to become a real team to achieve a common goal. Round after round we aimed for victories and analyzed managerial mistakes, as if everything happens not in the game, but in real life.

– she noted.

The tasks performed on the simulator are modeled on the basis of real situations in schools. Almost 400 members of management teams of Moscow schools have already used the simulator’s services. The developers plan to constantly improve the program, taking into account the changes that will occur in the education system.

Note that according to the results of TALIS-2018, Russian directors are much less likely to be trained for work before taking office (6.5% against 26.48% on average in OECD countries).

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