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February 23, 2022, 14:28


Now more than 27 thousand children are studying in 261 educational organizations in Moscow.

The history of cadet education in our country has 290 years. With the holiday of students of Moscow cadet classes on your page on the social network “In contact with”congratulated Sergei Sobyanin.


In February 1732, Empress Anna Ioannovna opened the First Cadet Corps, in which noble children studied and mastered military sciences.

In modern Russia, the revival of the cadet movement began in the 1990s, when there was an urgent need for the patriotic education of young people. Enthusiasts – active military, reserve officers and veterans – initiated the creation of cadet classes and boarding schools.

In the 2014/2015 academic year, on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Great Victory in the capital, the project “Cadet class in a Moscow school” was created, the operator of which isMoscow Center “Patriot.Sport”. Then the first cadet classes appeared in 70 schools. Now more than 27 thousand children study in 261 educational organizations in Moscow.

Students in grades 7–11 can receive a cadet education. They are prepared for state and military service: they study history and foreign languages ​​in depth, undergo combat and special physical training, learn to provide first aid, and participate in competitions in fire and rescue sports.

In the 2020/2021 academic year, the Cadet Navigator educational project was launched as part of the network interaction between the Patriot.Sport Moscow Center and leading higher educational institutions of the capital. Now cadets can study in more than 20 additional education programs on the basis of 15 partner universities. The guys try themselves in professions, get the first practical skills and knowledge. All the achievements of the cadets are taken into account, and this helps them to receive preferences when entering the leading universities of the capital.

The theme of patriotism is one of the fundamental in cadet education. Cadets actively participate in all major city events of a patriotic orientation: the Victory Parade, the solemn march on Red Square dedicated to the historical parade of November 7, 1941, the parades of the Moscow cadet movement “The link between generations will not be interrupted”, events in honor of the days of military glory and memorable dates of Russia.

As part of the educational project “Day of the Cadet Class at the Victory Museum”, each cadet of the capital during the academic year is given the honor of keeping watch at post No. 1 at the fire of Memory and Glory, as well as the opportunity to take part in lessons, excursions, interactive classes in the museum.

In the 2018/2019 academic year, an educational project for seventh-grader cadets began — “Historical Journey at the Victory Museum”. On September 1, 2019, a new tradition was laid for Moscow cadets: a solemn line of the Moscow cadet movement at VDNKh. More than 10 thousand children took part in the event.

Every year cadets participate in the competition “The best cadet class”. When compiling the rating, their achievements in studies, sports, olympiads, military training, creative and intellectual competitions, the results of demonstration and pre-professional exams are taken into account.

Studying in cadet classes is not only patriotic education, but also the best education, which makes it possible for the child to develop all-round.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and or sentence structure not be perfect.

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