29 August 2012, Wednesday, 21:46

Rustem Khamitov has taken part in video conference hall of Russian Government on preparation for a new school year

author: news agency "Bashinform" | photo: Олег Яровиков

On August 29 the President of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov has taken part in the meeting re readiness of Russian education system for the beginning of the school year 2012-2013, held by the Chairman of Russian Government Dmitry Medvedev in video conference hall mode.

The public affairs service of the President RB reports that opening the meeting Dmitry Medvedev reported that 60 billion rubles were allocated for modernization of regional education systems this year. Almost 35 thousand schools have been capitally repaired. 63 general education schools will be put into exploitation by September 1.

“The main goal of education system modernization is to create conditions for uninterrupted intellectual and creative development of Russian younger generation. This task should be solved fully – beginning fr om pre-school institutions and finishing with universities” – the Chairman of Russian Government said.

“During next three years we plan to open more than 590 thousand additional places in kindergartens. After that we will liquidate queues for the kids less than 3” – Dmitry Medvedev added.

In the course of the conference hall it was noted that in 2012 wages of teachers were raised by more than 6 thousand rubles, as compared with 2011. By the end of 2012 teachers’wages should be equal to average wages in Russian regions.

By the beginning of the school year 2012-2013 almost 3800 education institutions work in Bashkortostan and more than 884 thousand pupils study there. More than 166 thousand pedagogues work at these institutions. 4 new schools were put into exploitation by the beginning of a new school year in the Republic. Other five will be opened till the end of 2012. About 50 kindergartens are built up in the Republic now.

28 thousand computers are installed at schools at present time. All education institutions RB have wideband internet access and more than 30 thousand pupils are provided with lim itless internet access at home.