The Russians offered to train the students in communication skills, has found out VTSIOM

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krauledat in fotoracconti during lessons in the secondary school. Archival photoThe Russians offered to train the students in communication skills, has found out VTSIOM© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krajevima the image Bank

Three quarters of Russians propose to teach students the skills of live communication, the majority of citizens agree that young people are currently dependent on Internet and social networks, the survey showed the all-Russia centre of studying of public opinion (VTSIOM).

«Three quarters of Russians (75%) believe that students need to conduct special lessons on communication skills in real life, 82% say that among the youth there is a widespread problem the Internet-dependences»,- stated in the materials of the survey, which is available to RIA Novosti.

However, as has found out VTSIOM, the representatives of the youngest age group (18-24 years) and parents of children under 17 years of age often complain that young people are dependent on networks (91% and 90%, respectively). Dependence on computer games among the youth of today see 71% of respondents, and difficulties in communication outside of the Internet say the majority of young people, 45% of respondents.

In addition, 65% of respondents believe that students should conduct classes on the topic of protection from harassment on the Internet and social networks, and 42% in favor of the lessons, teaching the skills of communication in the network.

A nationwide survey «polls-Sputnik» was held on November 18-19, 2017 among 1.2 thousand respondents over 18 years. Survey method – telephone interviews, the statistical error does not exceed 3.5%.