HSE rector spoke about the Central role of education in the Russian school of the future

Yaroslav Kuzminov

In ten years, the Russian school teacher becomes a tutor to a greater extent than it was even in the Soviet school. Such forecast was made by the HSE rector Yaroslav Kuzminov, speaking at the St. Petersburg international economic forum, reports “Interfax”.

“The function of education should be Central to the future teacher, because that’s what will keep the core of the school,” he said.

The coming reorientation of secondary education, according to Kuzminov, connected with the automation of not only performing surgeries but also by making routine decisions. “Every child in 2025 will be easy: it will solve the problem for him will pick up examples and for him to write an essay,” said Kuzminov.

In these circumstances, according to him, school should be the center of routine learning to become the center of communication, education and “folding children’s projects”.

Earlier in may, the head of Sberbank German Gref said that the approach to teaching children to Russian educational institutions remained at the level of the XIX century. “The modern school begat Wilhelm von Humboldt in humiliated of Germany conquered by Napoleon. The country needed to give birth to soldiers. Humboldt brilliant for its time gave the idea of universal education and the creation of youth such an army of disciples,” he said.