VK and the Academy of the Ministry of Education of Russia signed a cooperation agreement. The parties will work on the creation of training programs and projects for teachers and specialists in the field of education, as well as promote the development of digital education in the country. Among the nearest joint plans of VK and the Academy of the Ministry of Education are the launch of courses on digital tools, work with content and the development of educational communities, as well as a series of live broadcasts for teachers.
The agreement was signed by Sergey Mardanov , Director for the Development of School and Youth Projects at VK, and Pavel Kuzmin, Rector of the Academy of the Russian Ministry of Education .
Under the agreement, VK and the academy will work in a number of areas, including organizing training for specialists from the field of education and developing functional services for the academy. The interaction of the parties will allow thousands of teachers across the country to become participants in the discussion of topical issues in the field of education. In addition, VK services and technologies will help develop methodological activities and build effective communication between teachers – and in order to make the application of these solutions as effective as possible, training master classes and other events will be held.
“The Academy, as the main assistant to the teacher, closely monitors modern services that can make the work of the teacher more convenient and efficient. It is symbolic that in the Year of the Teacher and Mentor, we are launching cooperation with VK, one of the largest domestic IT companies, whose tools open up new opportunities for teachers. I am sure that cooperation will allow a wide range of professionals to participate in the discussion of topical issues, promote the development of methodological activities and build effective communication without borders. Ahead of us is a joint work in a number of areas, including the development of joint training programs and cross-integration of services, technologies and methods,” said the rector of the Academy of the Ministry of Education of RussiaPavel Kuzmin .
“VK has been actively supporting teachers across the country for a long time to make the digital world more understandable and accessible for them, and our technologies in many educational institutions of the country are organically built into the educational process. Together with the Academy of the Ministry of Education, we will be able to take another step in this direction – to help teachers and education specialists to use the digital technologies of VK more efficiently and provide new opportunities for learning,” said Sergey Mardanov, director for the development of school and youth projects at VK .