30 January 2013, Wednesday, 15:57

Dmitry Sharonov: “Everybody has a chance to receive education at one of leading universities of the world”

author: Elmira Sabirova

The deputy Prime-Minister of the Government RB Dmitry Sharonov urged Republican school-leavers, students and pedagogues to take part in the federal presidential program “Global Education”.

The program, worked up by the Strategic Initiatives Agency jointly with the Government of Russia, is directed to the rise of competitive ability of Russian education, its high-tech sector, state management and the sphere of social services due to attraction of Russian graduates of leading institutes of the world to economics.

The Vice-Premier RB has mentioned that at present time the draft project of the presidential decree “Assistance to attraction of citizens of Russian Federation, having educated at leading foreign education institutions, to Russian organizations” is already prepared. The approval of this document will serve as a starting point for elaboration of the corresponding program for the period till 2015.

“Everybody has a chance to receive education at one of leading universities of the world” – Dmitry Sharonov says – “After the end of the program its participants, returning to Russia, have to work in the structures of corresponding profile for at least three years: high-tech companies, management in higher education and science, authority and local self-government and institutions of social sphere (including medical ones). For the period of the program’s life we plan to send about 3000 thousand citizens of Russia abroad for education at the expense of the federal budget and, sure, we’d like to see representatives of our republic among these people” – Dmitry Sharonov stated.

More detailed information about participation in the project can be found on the official site of the Strategic Initiatives Agency.

themes: education