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Minister of Education Amazed at Students’ Skills

Russia | English Access Microscholarship Program | 2 Sep 2011

Andrey Fursenko, Minister of Education of the Russian Federation and the President of the Republic of Dagestan ,Magomedsalam Magomedov, participated in the republican teachers’ conference in Makhachkala on August 25th, on the eve of a new academic year. At the request of the conference organizers, Mikhail Nokhov, ACCESS program coordinator from Khasavyurt, and his students presented to important guests on how they use new technologies in the classroom. They conducted a videoconference in English with American and South Korean teachers and students. Both the president and the minister watched students conducting the DVC with great interest and, afterwards, thanked them heartily and wished them success. Mr. Fursenko confessed that he did not expect high school students to be at such ease with new technologies. The students and their teacher were very proud and happy at such an inspiring beginning of a new academic year.