Ivan said, when the current education system is a thing of the past

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The current system of education in the next decade will finally be over, the learning process will be individualized, and schools and universities will have to meet the challenge of digitalization, believes the first Deputy head of staff of RF government Maksim Akimov.

The Russian authorities to implement an ambitious program of development of the digital economy, which aims to change all spheres familiar to us of life – from education to payment systems. The program includes a number of cross-cutting areas, including regulation, human capital, technology, cybersecurity and infrastructure.

«Blockchain and artificial intelligence is rather the application solutions that will transform education. I am sure that the existing system of education in the next decade will finally leave in the past. The learning process will be individualized throughout a person’s life. Schools and universities will have to meet the challenge of digitalization, using modern digital educational technology, and conducting internal reengineering of processes,» he said in an interview with RIA Novosti.

However, in his opinion, there is another important task — to teach people the «right» to live in the digital economy. «People need to understand the risks and opportunities of the digital world. To do this, in the framework of the «Digital economy» is planned to implement complex of measures to increase digital literacy of the population», — said Akimov.

Currently we are talking about two projects. The first action plan, providing training for the digital economy. This work will be lead by the Ministry of economic development and the Ministry of education with the participation of interested organizations. «All approvals are completed and we are ready to approve it by the government Commission on using information technologies», — he said.

The second is priority project «Digital school», which provides for the introduction of modern technologies in the educational process. The project is in a high degree of readiness.

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