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Intel Corporation ITeach for the Future Program | 2007 - 2015

The Intel® Teach Program was first launched in Russia during November, 2001 with PH taking over management in 2007. Each program cycle starts on February 1st and lasts for 12 consecutive months.

 

In July 2005, the Intel Corporation reached its first agreement with the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation to cooperate on program implementation across Russia. Regional educational authorities acknowledge the program as one of the most advanced and effective programs for ICT teacher professional development and finance a considerable part of program implementation in their regions. Partner organizations ensure courses are incorporated into the state defined curriculum.

In April 2009, Teaching and Methodical Expert Council assigned the stamp of the Ministry of Education to the “Project activities in the information education environment of the XXI century” textbook.

In 2011, it was 10 years since «Education for the Future» Intel program has been implemented in Russia. Within this period 10 million teachers all over the world have been trained under the International Intel program. Russia has trained 1 mln. people and takes an honorable 3rd place in the ranking of countries.

From 2007 to 2010, the content of the program has changed completely: a new distance course and 3 new F2F courses for beginning and advanced teachers and managers have been launched.

From 2011 to 2013, 4 Intel courses were launched under the “elements for self-education” topic.

As the part of the program the international conference "What and how to teach and learn in the 21st century" is held every year.

A new process of certification was developed and launched and 270 tutors have been certified. The Intel “Education for the future” expert community began its work. 300 experts are involved in the work of community.

The contest of the projects for programs graduates is conducted every year. The base of the best educational projects was created. The contest of success among graduates and contests for tutors and coordinators are also held under the program.

The winners of contests are invited to attend the international educational exhibition Bett in the UK every year.

 

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Your Course: Digital Literacy (Tvoy Kurs) | 2010 - 2013


The Tvoy Kurs/Your Course Project, in partnership with Microsoft Russia, provided training in basic and job-related computer skills with the goal of increasing employability and marketability among underserved and disadvantaged populations in Russia. E-skills and the advantages technology knowledge provides in competing for jobs and work-place advancement are particularly valuable assets for those who want and need to improve their economic prospects in our increasingly knowledge-based economy. The Project was implemented through the network of Сomputer Literacy centers throughout Russia  launched in partnership with libraries, colleges and universities and non-profit organizations with the assistance of regional and municipal authorities. Each center gave e-skills training in the Microsoft Digital Literacy and Unlimited Potential Curricula, free Internet access and access to Digiral Literacy Course; as well as training in capacity-building themes, in order to give participants marketable skills and stimulate community participation.

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Information Dissemination and Equal Access (IDEA) | 2006 - 2009

PH International collaborated with Microsoft Corporation’s Unlimited Potential (UP) Program and a broad range of Russian local libraries and other institutions on the Information Dissemination and Equal Access (IDEA) project, a program to expand technology access and training throughout the Russian Federation and Ukraine. IDEA fostered the development of digital literacy, providing online and Face to Face training through Microsoft's Unlimited Potential program, with a special focus on underserved populations, including the unemployed, senior citizens, people with disabilities, youth and residents of rural communities. Local computer centers provided a range of additional training to build employability in addition to computer skills.

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