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Russian state educational platform used in 100 countries

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Russian state educational platform used in 100 countries


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Over 750 thousand users living in 100 countries visited the My School Online platform during the week. Each of them downloaded at least three materials, most of them returned to the website. The platform was launched by the Ministry of Education, it is available for free, the agency’s website reports.

The Ministry of Education has developed a service to support students and teachers who are forced to study online. Lessons are uploaded every week; each topic is related to sections and tasks from an electronic textbook.

The ministry said that during the fourth academic quarter, over 2,000 materials on fourteen subjects will be uploaded to the platform. The lessons are intended for students from grades 1 to 11, and high school students will be offered tasks of two levels - basic and advanced. All materials correspond to the curriculum and are based on manuals included in the federal list.

94% of Russian schools have begun distance learning since the beginning of last week. Deputy Minister of Education Dmitry Glushko noted that if all the recommendations are implemented, it will not be necessary to extend the academic year for the summer period.

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