The Ministry of Education and Science and the Ministry of Education initiated the renewal of the subject “Informatics”. The corresponding order was signed by the Minister of Digital Transformation Mikhail Fedorov and the Minister of Education and Science Serhiy Shkarlet, reported press services of departments.
The head of the Ministry of Finance Mikhail Fedorov explainedthat the current program is “20 years old” and it has long been necessary to improve the skills of modern children.
“Technology, smartphones and computers are a big part of our daily lives. And it is important to teach to use it correctly from childhood, in particular in schools in computer science lessons. Digital literacy is vital today. According to the order of the Ministry of Education and Science and the Ministry of Education, an interdepartmental working group has been set up to modernize and develop new modern curricula for information education. “
According to the order, an interdepartmental working group will be set up to modernize and develop new modern curricula for information education. Specialists must by March 15, 2022:
to work out the issue of updating the content of information education; develop training programs and submit appropriate proposals to the Ministry of Education and Science for further study.
For approval by the Ministry of Education and Science, curricula must be submitted to the state institution “Institute for Modernization of Educational Content” by June 1, 2022.