The polls: 71 percent of high school students of the Russian Federation seeking to enter higher education

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. According to research by the all-Russia centre of studying of public opinion (VTSIOM), as they Mature, an increasing number of Russian students decide to go to College, knowing that it will help them become financially successful and independent people in the future.

«As they Mature, an increasing number of students decide to go to College: so, if in age group 12-14 years 23% still undecided with the choice and only 60% want to go to College, at the age of 15-17 years old are significantly less undecided — 13%, and decided to do more — 71%», — said RIA Novosti in the VTSIOM survey.

Research poll commissioned by the RIA Novosti news Agency. The survey was conducted in 130 populated localities in 46 regions, territories and republics and 8 Federal districts of the Russian Federation. Sample size 1000 people. Sample representerait the population of Russia at the age from 12 to 17 years by sex, age, type of settlement. Method of research — personal formalized interview at the place of residence of the Respondent.

According to VTSIOM, pupils have no clear understanding in the choice of future profession. Among these professions in the top five included IT specialists, doctors, and lawyers. Here are the preferences of students somewhat coincide with the wishes of the parents. For example, according to previously published public opinion poll, 35% of Russians, who have younger children or grandchildren would choose for their child to be a doctor. The Russians would like to see their children and grandchildren specialists in the technical field (40%) more often than in the Humanities (16%).

Annually in Russia more than half of high school graduates may qualify for the budget places in universities in this measure of affordability (57%) Russia is the leader among OECD countries, says the Ministry of education.

«The Ministry is for all research in the field of General education and, of course, will take into account and these data are presented in the polls. Note that in Russia annually more than half of high school graduates may qualify for the budget places in universities in this measure of affordability (57%) we are the leaders among OECD countries. Also, we emphasize that the Ministry develops the quality and accessibility all levels of education, creating the necessary conditions so that every citizen could choose their educational path and at any stage of life to continue their education», — told RIA Novosti in the Ministry.

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