Investing in the Future: Developing Children for the New Economy
A modern student devotes most of his/her time, especially in high school, to mastering the school curriculum and preparing for exams. However, school technology projects can be seen at specialized exhibitions, project shifts, and project competitions. Moreover, there are examples of tech startups in which high school students are involved and, in some cases, are even their leaders. Russian technology companies are increasingly focusing their school work programmes on this type of activity: they are setting their own technological tasks for high school students, withstanding mentors, and being “supported with the rouble”.
The session experts – representatives of tech companies, the education sector, and high school students themselves – will discuss how should high school students should launch a project and whose support they should rely on.
Dmitry Zemtsov, Vice Rector for Development, Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU); Head of the National Technology Initiative Working Group for the Development of Supplementary and Non-Formal Education, Kruzhok Movement
Valery Karezin, Director of Educational Programmes, Human Resources Management Department, Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation
Natalya Kravchenko, Chairwoman, Commission for the Development of Preschool, School, and Secondary Vocational Education and Educational Activities, Public Chamber of the Russian Federation
Dmitry Pristanskov, State Secretary – Vice-President, Norilsk Nickel
Svetlana Reshetnikova, Director, Development of Continuing Education for Children and Teachers, ROSNANO
Savva Shipov, Deputy General Director - Director for Digital Transformation, URALCHEM
Dmitry Shishkin, Director, HR Development and Project Support Department, Roscosmos State Corporation
Anna Yanchevskaya, Executive Director, Telecommunication Technologies Autonomous Non-profit Organization