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You can read the methodological recommendations on the Rospotrebnadzor website in the “Documents” section

You can read the methodological recommendations on the Rospotrebnadzor website in the “Documents” section

 

The methodological recommendations were prepared on the basis of an analysis of the international experience of using mobile communication devices by schoolchildren, as well as on the basis of a public opinion poll.

 

In a survey conducted by the Russian Ministry of Education, Rosobrnadzor and Rospotrebnadzor, 61% of students, 89% of parents and 90% of teachers supported limiting the use of mobile phones by schoolchildren during lessons.

About 75% of respondents believe that teachers should also limit the use of a cell phone at school in the presence of students for personal purposes.

More than half of schoolchildren agree that the disorderly use of mobile phones can harm their health and distract from the educational process. The majority of parents and teachers agree with this statement – 83–90% of the respondents.

In the prepared document, the educational authorities of the regions and municipalities and schools are encouraged to consider limiting the use of mobile communication devices in an educational organization by students, with the exception of children who need to use such devices for health reasons (for example, for monitoring blood sugar in diabetes mellitus).

It is also proposed to provide for all participants in the educational process the feasibility of switching mobile devices to “silent” mode when entering an educational institution, as well as to restrict the use of mobile devices by schoolchildren during the educational process.

If necessary and possible, schools are advised to provide storage places for students’ mobile phones during lessons, to coordinate the methods of communication between parents and students in case of need or an emergency situation, to carry out explanatory work on the prevention of adverse effects for the health and education of children from the effects of mobile communication devices and education culture of using such devices.

Methodological recommendations will be sent to the regions before the start of the new academic year.

Rospotrebnadzor will monitor the functional state of health of schoolchildren while limiting the use of mobile communication devices, and Rosobrnadzor, together with the Russian Academy of Education, will selectively monitor increasing the efficiency of the educational process.

You can get acquainted with the methodological recommendations on the Rospotrebnadzor website in the “Documents” section.

The Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation announced the start of an open competitive selection for legal entities to apply for grants under the state program “Development of Education”, the press service of the department reports. 

Grants totaling more than 300 million rubles will be provided to the winners of the competition from the federal budget in the form of subsidies. The competition is aimed at developing open education in the Russian language, teaching the Russian language, as well as holding major socially significant events to popularize it.

One of the mandatory requirements for the participants in the competition is experience in implementing international, all-Russian, interregional programs and projects in the field of protection, support and promotion of the Russian language and Russian education. Commercial projects are not considered.

Competitive selection is carried out by the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation in order to implement the activities of the departmental target program “Scientific, methodological, methodological and staffing support for teaching the Russian language and the languages ​​of the peoples of the Russian Federation” of the state program “Development of Education”, approved by the Government of the Russian Federation dated December 26, 2017 No. No. 1642.

Rescuers and firefighters of the Moscow region have carried out more than 6 thousand preventive measures in children’s camps since the beginning of the summer, according to the press service of the vice-governor of the Moscow region Dmitry Pestov.

“In preventive lessons, rescuers tell children about safety rules, competent actions in case of emergencies and about working in the area of ​​a single emergency number 112. Children are told in what situations they need to call the brutus tragic hero essay 112 system, what to inform the operator, warn about inadmissibility hooligan calls, ”the message says.

Classes are conducted by employees of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia in the Moscow Region and the State Institution of Management “Mosoblpozhspas”, State Public Institution of the Ministry of Emergencies “Center 112”

It is noted that in order to attract the interest of children to such training sessions, rescuers and firefighters conduct them in the format of quizzes, contests and practical training on evacuation.

In addition, children are taught about safe behavior on water bodies, which is especially important during the swimming season.

From June 1, 2020, Russian camps will be required to enter the unified register of recreation and recreation organizations in order to obtain the right to work with children, RIA Novosti reports with reference to the Deputy Director of the Department of State Policy in the Field of Education, Additional Education and Children’s Recreation of the Ministry of Education Russian to Yanin Golubev.

The corresponding bill was developed by the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation on behalf of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.

“For security purposes, we, in fact, are introducing a permitting procedure for the activities of recreation and recreation organizations. What is the permitting procedure? If at the moment the organization of recreation and health improvement on the basis of letters of recommendation is included in the register of recreation and recreation organizations, which is maintained by each constituent entity of the Russian Federation, an authorized body, then from June 1, 2020 we plan to enter this register without fail, “Golubeva said. …

According to her, in order to enter the register, organizations need to have work permits from all federal executive bodies that oversee this area. In the case of work without permits for the organization and the entrepreneur, a fine of 1 to 3 million rubles will be imposed.

The Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation held a meeting of the Interdepartmental Working Group on the practical solution of the problems of teaching children undergoing long-term treatment in medical organizations, the press service of the department reports. 

Opening the meeting, Deputy Director of the Department of State Policy in the Sphere of General Education of the Ministry of Education of Russia Zhanna Sadovnikova informed that from March to May of this year, the Ministry had developed a draft amendment to the Procedure for organizing and implementing educational activities in the main general educational programs. She recalled that following the meeting of the working group in February this year, the regulatory legal framework was analyzed and the results of the discussions were collected.

It was noted at the meeting that there was an urgent need to organize and create conditions for education by children who are far from home on long-term treatment.

“It is important for us to take into account the issues of bringing children, and the availability of educational institutions at the place of residence of children, and the territorial accessibility of education in connection with the peculiarities of the child’s health. There is still an orphanage system, where children receive education remotely from their families, in most cases it concerns nomadic families, ”said Sadovnikova.

The new Procedure, which has united all the latest changes, additionally provides for sections on organizing educational activities for those in need of long-term treatment, training according to adapted programs and outside the place of permanent residence of students who for a certain period are placed in social rehabilitation centers and centers for temporary isolation of juvenile offenders, or are in other medical or social organizations.

Also, a section on the organization of e-learning, the use of distance learning technologies in the implementation of educational programs has been added to the new Procedure.

In the near future, the text of the new Procedure will be sent for approval to federal executive bodies: the Ministry of Finance of Russia, the Ministry of Health of Russia, the Ministry of Labor of Russia, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia, Rosobrnadzor and Rospotrebnadzor.

In addition, following the discussion at the meeting, methodological recommendations on the organization of education for children undergoing long-term treatment in medical organizations will be updated. The revised recommendations will be sent to the constituent entities of the Russian Federation in August this year.

The Artek International Children’s Center is expanding the geography of children’s tourist routes, the center’s press service reports.

Acting Director of Artek Konstantin Fedorenko during the press conference “The Great Sevastopol Trail in the Tourist Potential of the Crimean Peninsula – the Experience of Artek for Russian and Foreign Tourists” said that for the first time in its history, the International Children’s Center “Artek” entered the circle of conquerors of the Big Sevastopol trail.