18 August 2011, Thursday, 15:38

One may question the initiators of the all-Russian contest “School Director-2011” online

author: Alim Faizov

The reception of questions for video-interview with the chairman of the jury of the all-Russian contest “School Director-2011” Constantine Ushakov is declared open. The contest’s steering committee reports on September 5, 2011, the chairman of the jury of the all-Russian contest “School Director-2011”, the editor-in-chief of the journal “School Director” Constantine Ushakov will answer the questions of journalists, directors, pedagogues, pupils and their parents in the course of video-interview. The reception of the questions will last till August 25 inclusive.

Within the frames of the interview, dated to the beginning of a new school year, all people, wishing to take part in this process, get the unique chance to give personal question to the expert about everything they believe important and actual in Russian secondary education. The circle of questions as well as their number isn’t limited. Constantine Ushakov is ready to share his opinion concerning the quality of modern Russian education, what its reforming can lead to, are the changes in passing the unified state exam going to be positive and how these changes can affect all participants of the educational process, what will happen with the financing of Russian schools and concerning many other problems.

The questions are collected till August 25 inclusive. In order the question the specialist one should fill very simple form on the contest’s site http://konkurs.director.ru/interview.htm. The interview will be published on September 5 on the official contest’s site http://konkurs.director.ru in three formats: video, audio and text.

For the reference: the contest “School Director” is the annual all-Russian contest for directors of schools, held with the purpose to reveal and learn the achievements of Russian school directors and offer their valuable managerial experience for the wide-scaled use by schools in all regions of the country. The contest is held from February to November with the assistance of the Russian Ministry of education and science, the Russian Public Chamber, the Institute for education development and the Russian Education Academy. The journal “School Director” – the oldest and the most popular edition for the directors of general education institutions and the heads of education management bodies – is the contest’s initiator. The Fund for support of social innovations “VOLNOE DELO” is the general partner of the contest. The agency “RIA NOVOSTI” is the contest’s general informational partner.