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Parents of Russian schoolchildren called the IT sector the most promising for the professional development of their children. The survey was conducted among parents of students in grades 7-11. In second place is the field of technology and industry, in the third – professions in the field of media and communications, in the fourth and fifth – education and art. This was announced by Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Chernyshenko.

The survey was organized by the Russian Ministry of Digital Development and University 2035.

“The sphere of information technology is one of the most actively developing sectors of the economy. Our task is to prepare qualified personnel for it. It’s nice to see that 67% of parents of schoolchildren associate their future with the digital and IT sphere. Last year, the Ministry of Digital Development, together with University 2035, launched a pilot project in 10 regions to teach modern programming languages ​​to schoolchildren for free. Currently, 10,000 students are attending courses. Starting this year, within the framework of the new federal project “Development of human resources in the IT industry”, we are scaling this project throughout the country. 100,000 students in grades 8-11 will be able to enroll in free courses. According to the survey, 82% of parents are ready to send their children to them,” Dmitry Chernyshenko said.

The survey also showed that almost 80% of parents consider the number of school and independent computer science classes insufficient for passing the Unified State Examination and intend to hire a tutor (39%), send their child to courses (29%) or help to pass the exam on their own (18%). Every second parent (53%) believes that the school should have more than two computer science lessons per week, 31% of them vote for 3 academic hours, and 22% say that this will not be enough.

Parents consider Python, JavaScript and C ++ to be the most relevant programming languages ​​for children to learn.

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