The closing ceremony of IJSO-2019 will take place on December 11
A draft law on the provision of hot meals for primary school students has been submitted to the State Duma. The bill was introduced by the speakers of both chambers of the Russian parliament, Valentina Matvienko and Viacheslav Volodin. The initiative was also sponsored by the leaders of all parliamentary factions.
In April, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, during a speech in the State Duma with an annual report on the work of the Russian Government, noted that Russian schoolchildren should receive full and balanced hot meals in educational institutions, all standards should be observed, including milk, dairy products, for juices and fruits. Based on the results of the report, a working group headed by Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Alexander Zhukov was created in the chamber to prepare draft laws based on it.
On December 4, the 16th International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO) starts in Doha (Qatar), the press service of the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation reports.
Teams of schoolchildren no older than 15 years old from more than 70 countries of the world will take part in the competition.
The Russian national team at the Olympiad will be represented by six students:
– Artyom Gulyaev (School “Letovo”, Moscow); – Vadim Erin (Phystech Lyceum named after P. L. Kapitsa, Moscow Region); – Daniil Zhitov (School “Letovo”, Moscow); – Vasilisa Kislitsina (school number 218, Moscow); – Matvey Muraviev (Presidential Physics and Mathematics Lyceum No. 239, St. Petersburg); – Ilya Prosyanoy (Republican Lyceum for Gifted Children, Republic of Mordovia).
The participants of the Olympiad will have to go through three rounds – test, theoretical and practical, during which they will need to complete tasks in physics, chemistry and biology.
Excursions are also planned for schoolchildren as part of the Olympiad program.
The head of the Russian national team is the head of the educational and methodological laboratory for working with gifted children of the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (State University – MIPT) Valery Slobodyanin, his deputies are the head of the educational and methodological laboratory of molecular and biological physics of the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology Maxim Karkeshkin, teacher of biology at school No. 192 g Moscow Igor Kiselev and assistant of the Department of General Physics at MIPT Leonid Koldunov.
The IJSO-2019 closing ceremony will take place on December 11.
In 2018, at the International Natural Science Olympiad for Juniors in Gaborone (Republic of Botswana), the Russian team won six medals.
The winners of the finals of the Olympics of the National Technical Initiative (NTI) .Junior Circle Movement have been identified in Kazan, the press service of the Circle Movement reports.
“The winners of the finals of the Olympiad of the Circle Movement of the National Technological Initiative (NTI) .Junior, which is one of the projects of the presidential platform“ Russia – the Land of Opportunities ”, have been identified in Kazan. 48 schoolchildren of 5-7 grades took part in the final round of the competition, ”the message says.
The finalists in Kazan represented Tatarstan, Chuvashia, Kirov, Murmansk, Samara and Ulyanovsk regions, Stavropol Territory and St. Petersburg.
The winners of the final were Sophia Levina, Mikhail Ostapenko, Artur Mustafin (team “Neuron”) in the category “Technologies for Human”. Mikhail Soldatov, Artem Shibalov, Yaroslav Natalyin, Artem Tretyakov (the Milky Way team) achieved the highest results in the field of “Technologies for space”, in the field of “Technologies for the environment” – Marcel Tukhvatullin, Maxim Smirnov, Mikhail Rzayev, Veniamin Ibraev (KBR team).
The best results in the field of “Technologies for the virtual world” were demonstrated by Mikhail Prutov, Victor Belyakov, Albert Khramov, Daniil Lunev (the IT-keeper team), in the field of “Technologies for the world of robots” – Amir Valeev, Mikhail Shmakov, Ilnar Sharifullin (the team “Space Dragons”).
The Olympiad of the NTI Circle Movement is the first team engineering Olympiad in Russia for schoolchildren and students, which has been held by the NTI Circle Movement, the Agency for Strategic Initiatives and the Russian Venture Company since 2015. One of the goals of the Olympiad is to create conditions for the intellectual development and involvement of children in modern engineering practices, as well as support in vocational guidance and conscious choice of educational trajectories. Since the 2019/20 academic year, the NTI.Junior Circle Movement Olympiad has been held for students in grades 5-7.
The results of the Chinese National Olympiad in Mathematics, which took place in the city of Wuhan (People’s Republic of China), have become known, the press service of the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation reports.
The Russian team of six people won five gold medals and one silver.
Konstantin Myasnikov from Chelyabinsk, Timofey Kovalev from Moscow, Ivan Bakharev and Maxim Turevsky from St. Petersburg, and Georgy Zakharov from Kurgan.
Silver medal for Ivan Lyalinov from St. Petersburg.
For Russian schoolchildren, the Chinese National Mathematics Olympiad is a training session before the 61st International Mathematical Olympiad, which will be held in St. Petersburg in 2020.
The qualifying round of the open programming competition has started in the capital, according to the official website of the mayor of Moscow.
Students of grades 5-11 can take part in it.
The qualifying stage will be held in two rounds. The first will end on January 15, 2020, according to its results, the most successful schoolchildren will be immediately invited to the final. The rest will enter the second round, which will run from January 24 to January 27, 2020.
“Every Moscow schoolchild who is interested in programming can try his hand at this Olympiad. At the same time, if the child does not make it to the finals after the first round, he can practice and solve the problems again in the second round. The tasks of the open Olympiad in terms of complexity can be compared with the tasks of the final stage of the All-Russian Olympiad. Therefore, participation in this competition is an excellent preparation for the final stage of the All-Russian Olympiad for schoolchildren in computer science, ”said Ivan Yashchenko, director of the Center for Pedagogical Excellence.
The final of the Olympiad will be held in Moscow in early March next year.
In Moscow, the winners of the circle movement of the National Technology Initiative Junior have been determined, the press service of the ANO “Russia – Land of Opportunities” reports.
“In the final round, 76 schoolchildren of 5-7 grades assembled a container of a space satellite of the“ cubsat ”format for orbital tests, created from scratch a“ synthetic personality ”and a control panel using the“ power of thought ”, and developed a cargo grab system for a drone. Engineering competitions in Moscow continued the series of 16 finals, which are held in November-December in 16 cities of the country. In the capital finals, the participants represented Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sevastopol, Moscow, Vladimir, Novgorod, Smolensk regions and Krasnodar Territory, ”the message says.
The finalists simultaneously competed in four areas: “Technologies for Space”, “Technologies for the Virtual World”, “Technologies for Man”, “Technologies for the World of Robots”.
More than 23 thousand schoolchildren of 5-7 grades from 84 regions of the country submitted applications for participation in the Olympiad, 1.2 thousand participants reached the final following the results of the correspondence round. In total, 16 final rounds will take place, the final stages have already been hosted by Korolev of the Moscow Region, Irkutsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Izhevsk, Cheboksary, Yekaterinburg, Novosibirsk and Moscow.
On December 11, the closing ceremony of the 16th International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO) took place in Doha (Qatar), the press service of the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation reported.
The competition was attended by teams of schoolchildren no older than 15 years old from more than 70 countries. The Russian team won six medals.
During the three rounds of IJSO-2019 – test, theoretical and practical – the participants demonstrated their knowledge in physics, chemistry and biology.
Daniil Zhitov (School “Letovo”, Moscow) and Vadim Erin (Physics and Technology Lyceum named after P. L. Kapitsa, Moscow Region) received gold medals at IJSO-2019. The rest of the members of the Russian national team – Artem Gulyaev (School “Letovo”, Moscow), Vasilisa Kislitsina (school No. 218, Moscow), Matvey Muravyev (Presidential Physics and Mathematics Lyceum No. 239, St. Petersburg), Ilya Millet (Republican Lyceum for Gifted Children, Republic of Mordovia) – won silver medals.
“Our juniors are finishing the calendar year of international subject Olympiads with dignity, once again clearly confirming the quality of Russian education. The abundance of medals is a consequence of an excellent pedagogical school with its own traditions and innovations, as well as wide government support for various talent development programs. I congratulate the guys who participated in the Olympiad in Qatar, and with them all our young Olympians and, of course, coaches and mentors, and I wish them to remain purposeful in their future life, ”said Minister of Education of the Russian Federation Olga Vasilyeva.
The schoolchildren were prepared for the Olympiad at the training camp at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. The guys studied physics, chemistry and biology, including a course in botany, human biology, genetics and inorganic chemistry.