The Institute for Strategy of Education Development of the Russian Academy of Education, with the participation of the Russian Academy of Arts, organized the International Conference "Education Environment for the Information Age."
On the first day of the conference, the President of the Russian Academy of Arts, academician Zurab K. Tsereteli and the director of the Institute for Stratefy of Education Development, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Education, Doctor of Philosophy, Professor Svetlana V. Ivanova addressed the audience with a welcoming speeches.
Focusing on the peculiarities of the formation of the educational space in the context of global risks, academician Andrei A. Zolotov, Vice-President of the Russian Academy of Arts, dwelt on the special healing role of art in the world educational space designed to teach goodwill.
The theme of overcoming difficulties in a rapidly changing world and the ability to live in peace and harmony with nature was continued by the Director and Chairperson of the UNESCO Cluster Office in Tehran, Esther Kuisch Laroche, noting the special role of the teacher in the formation of quality basic education.
Colleagues from Hong Kong (Prof. Lo Sing Kai and Professor Lee John) stated that communication through modern information technology makes it possible to learn the culture of other countries. Professor of the Department of History and Philosophy of Science Studies in European Civilization of the Hellenic Open University Ioannis M. Vandulakis spoke about the style in art and style in mathematics, and their points of contact.
Speakers of the Institute for Strategy of Education Development, the Russian Academy of Arts, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow State University of Law, Volgograd State Social and Pedagogical University, Udmurt State University, and the Russian People's Friendship University made interesting presentations in the plenary sessions of the conference on June 7 and 8. They touched upon the problems of the development of modern art education in the 21st century, the modern stratification of the system of Russian higher professional education, the development of Russian universities in the information age, integrative strategies for teaching and learning as a renewal of school education.
In all, 33 reports were announced and about 70 articles were prepared for publication. The geography of the authors is extensive: they are not only Moscow universities and scientific institutions, but also educational and scientific institutions from more than 20 regions of Russia: St. Petersburg, Volgograd, Tula, Ryazan, Tomsk, Yoshkar-Ola, Samara, Arkhangelsk, Bashkiria, Dagestan, Karachay-Cherkessia, Magnitogorsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Omsk, Tver, Orel, Kirov, Chelyabinsk, Udmurtia, Ingushetia, Kaluga.