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A large-scale event is taking place in Moscow until April 14 “Spring! College Festival”. It’s kind of an open week. Every day, at one of the capital’s sites, representatives of secondary vocational educational institutions and potential employers communicate with schoolchildren and their parents, talk about promising professions, conduct master classes and interactive excursions. Each day is dedicated to a separate topic: cooking, creativity, construction, instrument making, beauty industry, information technology (IT).

At VDNKh, in pavilion No. 19 “Atom”, the digital fest “Enter IT” took place. Leaders, teachers and students of nine Moscow colleges gathered here, as well as schoolchildren choosing a future profession, and employees of companies working in the field of information technology. In total there are more than three thousand people. Read about whether you can turn on the kettle with the power of your thoughts, how to expose hackers, and which game helps you choose a specialty.

Platform for the future

The Atom Pavilion at VDNKh is a suitable platform for a digital fest: outside there is a glass cube, somewhat reminiscent of a computer screen, inside there are fantastic flasks glowing blue, magnetic pendulums in continuous motion, an installation in the form of a huge blue eye that turns in different directions and seems to be watching what is happening. The exhibition itself makes you think about the technologies of the future. The robot Misha also helps with this, greeting you in the hall and wishing you a good day.

Master classes and meetings with college representatives take place on four floors, with visitors going up and down escalators, which creates the feeling of a computer game: you need to overcome several levels to become a winner. However, everyone wins in this game.

The festival features nine metropolitan colleges that teach information technology. The students prepared master classes on their developments to show applicants that everyone can master such skills when they start studying. For the students themselves, this is also practice and experience; besides, they share their own opinions about the profession with students, tell them how they plan to build a career, and inspire them. You can feel amazing energy in the pavilion, everyone is charged with positivity from each other and leaves with new discoveries Yulia Sokolina, director of the College of Architecture, Design and Reengineering No. 26, one of the organizers of the digital festival

The power of thought

We go down to the second floor and find ourselves in a spacious hall, where tables, armchairs, and benches are placed around the entire perimeter. Each corner is dedicated to a specific college. Students and teachers, who, by the way, seem to be the same age, are animatedly talking with schoolchildren. Some assemble a cat from separate puzzles on a monitor, others weld thin copper wires for a cable on a mini-machine the size of a laptop. “We can even make a cable that is laid along the ocean floor to ensure communication between continents. We teach this,” Dmitry Peshkov, a student at College of Communications No. 54, proudly reports.

The guys from Moscow College of Business Technologies They are testing neuropiloting – controlling equipment with the power of thought. Participants in the experiment wear headbands with sensors and run an attention concentration simulator on a computer. “Focus on one of the balls flying across the screen and keep your eyes on it. At the same time, it is important not to think about anything else,” instructs teacher Oleg Zadbaev. If the balls on the screen form a cloud and do not scatter, it means that the concentration of attention is high. If it didn’t work out, you need to train. It will be useful in studies.

The latest neural interfaces are capable of responding to human thought. Our students are now working to set in motion any equipment, including household ones, in this way. Soon it will be enough to think: “Kettle, turn on!” – and he will heat the water himself. Schoolchildren who come to study with us will also be able to contribute to the development. Oleg Zadbaev, teacher at the Moscow College of Business Technologies

At the same time, a pair of seventh-graders are exploring how clearly a neural network can read a thought. Schoolboy Artem Khudyakov shows us a printed picture with a glowing car, and his friend Vasily Suvorov shows us a gloomy man in glasses, who is bending over the keyboard in the twilight. “They put sensors on us and asked us to focus on the image. I imagined a car and neon lights, and Vasily was an IT developer. And this is what happened,” smiles Artem Khudyakov.

The boys came here to decide which area of information technology is closer to them. Artem Khudyakov chooses between analytics and programming, and Vasily Suvorov wants to assemble computers.

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Recognize the flower and capture the flag

In the glass laboratory on the third floor – the Atomarium – under a round ceiling with spotlights that look like a control panel, schoolchildren delve into what else can be taught to a neural network. A master class lasting 45 minutes, close to a real lesson, is taught by students College of Architecture, Design and Reengineering No. 26.

We train a neural network to distinguish flowers. First, we created a database that included photographs of roses, daisies, tulips and other plants. Now the guys’ task is to create an algorithm in which the neural network can determine from the picture which flower is depicted and name it. Similar technologies are already used in medicine: smart devices, after examining the human body, identify pathologies. All this is taught in our college, in similar laboratories. Alexander Stolypin, a second-year student at College of Architecture, Design and Reengineering No. 26

On the floor below, schoolchildren are immersed in the atmosphere of an exciting exam – solving problems on information security. This quiz is called CTF (Capture the Flag). In programming, a flag is a memory cell in which code is stored that allows access to information. It can be encrypted into a picture with a cute cat, which is often used by hackers and scammers. A person opens a picture on a smartphone or computer, activates the code, and all his data falls into the wrong hands. The CTF game teaches you to find such flags and neutralize them. Some come here as a whole class and, sitting down at their laptops, compete with each other on speed, while others try their hand alone.

Data protection is especially relevant now, and a separate area is devoted to this topic in our college. But we understand that in the era of games, teenagers will find it difficult to perceive boring and static information, so we give knowledge to students in the form of puzzles and rebuses. Bogdan Boklach, teacher at College of Communications No. 54

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Correct trajectory

Meanwhile, in the lecture hall, representatives of large IT companies give lectures every hour. Topics include “Which specialty to choose”, “Professions of the future”, “Career opportunities for beginning specialists”. Having received the information, the guys go up to the “highest level”: the floor called “Knowledge Alley”. Here they can communicate with those who will probably one day become their employers.

On this gallery floor there are motivating stands, and managers of companies are sitting at tables nearby, ready to cooperate with colleges and accept students for internships.

“We have two projects for college students: “Astra Scholarship” and “Astra Career.” Even in the process of studying, the guys receive a development task from us. Those who succeed get into our team for an internship and receive a scholarship. And after graduation, we help them find employment with partners who purchase our operating system,” says Ekaterina Pischasova, head of the college department at Astra.

And the Redsoft company, which is also creating an alternative to the well-known operating system, actively cooperates with colleges in training specialists: IT experts help educational institutions draw up an educational program, conduct master classes for students, and from this year they will pay scholarships to the most successful ones.

If someone, after communicating with employers, still has not decided where to move next, students College of Automation and Information Technologies No. 20offer to play a career guidance computer game, which was first presented at the “Enter IT” festival.

This is a runner: during the game you need to run a distance, overcome obstacles and along the way collect tools necessary in a particular profession. For example, a graphic designer is looking for tablets and paints. When everything is collected, the level is completed, the student receives complete information about the specialty and can conclude how interesting it is to him. The game is available on our portal and telegram channel. Moreover, we are not campaigning to apply specifically to us; we are talking about all Moscow information technology colleges. The main thing is to make the right choice of life trajectory Taibat Rzaeva, student at College of Automation and Information Technologies No. 20

“Spring! College Festival continues. Admission to the venues is free, but you must first register Online Events.

In addition, you can find out about in-demand professions taught in colleges in the capital in the section “Atlas of professions” on the portal “School. Moscow”, in the telegram channel “Moscow Education” And group of the same name on the social network VKontakte.

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