03 November 2011, Thursday, 16:52
author: Azat Gafurov, Alim Faizov
nnovational designs, progressive methods and technologies, software and hardware, regional systems and promising education models were presented at the 13th forum “Educational Environment-2011” in Moscow and education institutions of Bashkortostan were also taking part in it.
The deputy Director of the department for international integration Viktor Atamanuk has addressed himself to the participants and guests of the forum on behalf of the Ministry for education and science of Russia.
“The whole system of education experiences changes now and the forum, as the unified discussion site, gives all of us a chance to discuss the most actual problems, forming the proposals which the Ministry always tries to take into account in its activity” — he said. In his opinion “The forum, giving the impression of the events, occurring in this sphere, helps us to indicate the guidelines of the movement forward and those new contacts and knowledge about already existing new educational technologies will certainly exert the most substantial influence upon the professional activity of the participants of the forum as well as upon development of the educational community in a whole, other words, upon formation of the future education system”.
Three specialized exhibitions were traditionally held within the frames of the forum: “Modern educational technologies”, “Material and technical equipping of education institutions” and “Educational literature”.
The whole exposition area of the forum made up about 5000 square meters in 2011 and more than 200 exhibitors fr om 17 Russian regions and five countries – Byelorussia, Ukraine, Germany, Hungary and Taiwan – participated in its: federal and national research institutes, primary and secondary professional education institutions and the companies – the producers of goods and services for educational process.
The conference “Development of innovational potential at general education institutions of Russia” has become the key event of the forum, wh the problems of primary business education at schools, as an instrument for development of youth business undertakings, were under discussion.
The scientific center under the Institute for education development (BIRO), the Ufa forestry college, the Ufa college of statistics, information science and computing technique, the Ufa state college of radio-electronics and the Bashkir building college were taking part in the forum from Republic of Bashkortostan.
The forum “Educational Environment” is held every year since 1999 and it is considered one of the largest forums in Russia, devoted to modern education.