In the Kuban region of about 25 thousand students wrote «Cossack dictation»

© Depositphotos / ArturVerkhovetskiyУченики in a class at school. Archival photoIn the Kuban region of about 25 thousand students wrote «Cossack dictation»© Depositphotos / ArturVerkhovetskiy

About 25 thousand students of the Krasnodar territory on Wednesday wrote, «the Cossack dictation», while the participants were the students not only Cossacks, but also General education classes, told RIA Novosti the Governor Veniamin Kondratiev.

«In the Krasnodar territory today about 25 thousand children wrote «Cossack dictation.» This educational campaign held in the region for the first time. Note that the participants of the campaign were not only students Cossack classes, but also educational,» said Kondratev.

The students answered 20 questions relating to historical past, culture, and heritage of the Kuban Cossack army. «I am sure that Kuban boys and girls were able to learn a lot about the Cossack way of life. I want to note that the essence of this action – not the rating, not points, and to acquaint children with the Cossack traditions and values,» explained the Governor.

In his opinion, «the Cossack dictation» is one of the manifestations of citizenship. «Good results will be an additional advantage to the portfolio – those children who score the highest scores, will be awarded a certificate. It also will give bonuses to students to enroll in Cuban universities, will show that the teenager knows the basics of the Cossack science, familiar with the way of the ancestors», — said the head of the region.

The dictation took place in 73 schools in the region equipped with the equipment for video conferencing.