The olympiads in informatics as a part of the state program of school informatization in Russia

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  • Article: The olympiads in informatics as a part of the state program of school informatization in Russia
  • Author(s): Marina S. Tsvetkova
  • Journal: Olympiads in Informatics 4 (2010), 120-133

Abstract: Many countries in the world pay much attention to questions of education informatization and support of accessibility of informatics education for students. In this paper it is presented the stages of development of education informatization in Russia and the important results of implementation of appropriate government programs. The following questions have here a special place: perfection of school informatics courses, taking into account new ICT available to schools in the country, computerization of all schools and the connection of schools to the Internet, development of educational media resources, Internet courses for secondary school students, the rise of the role of the Olympiad in Informatics for meeting the requirement of the country in preparation of competent IT-specialists, support of the rights of students in involvement in the Olympiad in Informatics and on the possibility of student preparation in professional-oriented informatics courses in school on a wide scale and the State support of winners and prize-winners of the Olympiad in Informatics.

Keywords: informatics education, secondary school education, Olympiads in Informatics, IOI, computer science, informatization of the education system, State educational programs

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