Dvorkovich opened the Technopark «Kvantorium» in Tomsk

© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Betemporary in fotomonster President of the government of the Russian Federation Arkady Dvorkovich. Archival photoDvorkovich opened the Technopark «Kvantorium» in Tomsk© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Betemporary the image Bank

Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich opened on Friday in Tomsk children’s Technopark «Kvantorium».

«This is a wonderful event which gives way to hundreds and thousands of students and children gives you the opportunity to acquire new skills and knowledge. «Quanta», which are created here, will allow to acquire diverse information and the ability to navigate in the most complex, advanced, but has already become part of modern life the things,» — said Dvorkovich at the opening of the Technopark.

«Most importantly, it combines a very interesting form of work with children do with deep scientific knowledge and fundamental training. This is very important, because from the very beginning in the right way built the consciousness of the student, then it is easy to perceive any information and to implement any projects. It is important that it is an interdisciplinary subject, using a variety of technologies and approaches. Combining bio-, information, robotic elements, and uses the latest advances in each of these areas. So you guys are right on the front edge, know what is happening in science and technology, and did not happen 50 years ago, what is written in the textbooks, which are studying in a regular school. So Tomsk «Kvantorium», I think, is a success story, and get out of here generation of great professionals,» he added.

The acting head of the Tomsk region Sergei Zhvachkin said that in the field will be open five branches children’s Technopark. «Kvantorium» opened not only for Tomsk, but for the entire region. To make it easier for children from other districts to work, we will open branches. All will be involved,» said Gwatkin.

Children’s technoparks are established Ministry of education and science of the Russian Federation jointly with the Agency for strategic initiatives in the framework of the project «New model of system of additional education of children» with the support of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

«Kvantorium» provides further education programmes, which are divided by areas: research, modeling and design, working with big data. It is expected that by the end of 2017 such institutions of additional education for children in the country will be at least 30.