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Moscow | Insight  | 18.11.22

Moscow School Canteens Updated Menu According to Children’s Wishes


Nuggets, meatballs, muffins, croissants and other new dishes have appeared in Moscow school canteens, according to the new menu compiled according to the wishes of schoolchildren. The new 15-course menu was jointly developed by the Association of Social Nutrition Enterprises in the field of education and healthcare and the city expert advisory council of the

Business | Technology  | 11.04.22

Russia to Create Advanced Engineering Schools in Universities


Thirty advanced engineering schools will be created on the basis of Russian universities. For this, 36 billion rubles will be allocated within three years. In addition to budget financing, it is planned to attract another 1.5 billion rubles from extra-budgetary sources.   “The government is launching a federal project to create 30 advanced engineering schools at

Recommended | Insight | Around Russia  | 21.01.22

Russian Children Evacuated From Schools Second Week in Row Due to False ‘Mining’ Reports


On January 13, the Chairman of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation, Alexander Bastrykin, instructed to conduct inspections in more than five regions of the country in connection with false reports of “mining” schools. This order follows the active start of such reports since January 12 and its non-stop continuation till the present day. 

Moscow | Insight  | 10.01.22

Moscow Region Governor Ordered to Add Dumplings to School Canteen Menu


The governor of the Moscow region, Andrey Vorobyov, instructed the Minister of Education, Ilya Bronstein, to figure out why children in school canteens in the Moscow region are not fed dumplings. During an operational meeting with the heads of districts and ministers, he gave an order to work out the issue of including this dish

Events | Visit  | 22.11.21

Russian Schoolchildren Set Record in International Astronomy Olympiad


The Russian national team won eight gold and two silver medals at the International Olympiad of Schoolchildren in Astronomy and Astrophysics (IOAA 2021), as reported by the press service of the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation.  “The Russian national team has set an absolute record in the Olympiad in astronomy and astrophysics. This

Business | Technology | Videos  | 18.11.21

Specialists of Russian University to Develop School Textbooks With Augmented Reality [Video]


Electronic school textbooks using virtual and augmented reality technology are being developed at Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU). This was announced by the Rector of the university Viktor Sadovnichy.   According to him, the textbook nowadays “should be interactive, dynamically multi-level, brighter, more attractive.” Such innovations, according to him, are especially important in teaching stereometry. “The

Moscow | Insight  | 10.11.21

Moscow Schoolchildren Master Effective Work With Text


During the educational programme “Meaningful Reading“, which was launched in a pilot mode in 102 schools of Moscow, children are taught to quickly analyze the content of any text and create infographics based on what they read.   It is specified that the programme consists of five educational modules, namely, “We Read in Any Environment”, “We

Events | Culture | Fun | Around Russia  | 05.10.21

Most Russians Had Such Teacher Who Influenced Greatly Their Lives


On October 5, 2021, Russians celebrate Teacher’s Day. For this occasion, specialists of the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (VTSIOM) presented data from a survey conducted among the country’s residents about their attitude to their former teachers.  First of all, when hearing the word “teacher”, 25% of respondents imagine a school or university specialist, while

Insight | Around Russia  | 16.07.21

Russian Parents Support Idea of Creating Student’s Digital Portfolio


Specialists of the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (VTsIOM) presented the data from a survey of Russians about school portfolios. According to the results obtained, of those who have schoolchildren in their families, 50 per cent are aware of school portfolios and 50 per cent have never heard about this format for recording students’ achievements. 

Economics | Insight | Around Russia  | 08.07.21

Financial Literacy Lessons to Be Introduced in Russian Schools


Teaching financial literacy will become compulsory for Russian schools. Various elements of this discipline have already appeared in the new educational standards, RIA Novosti reports. In the elementary grades, it will be included in the programme of Mathematics and from the fifth to the ninth grades, it will be added to Social Studies and Geography.