In the Sakhalin region launched a new educational project "Eureka" — road to success. "
Its main goal — to support the development of gifted children and the interest of the students to the island of Natural and Mathematical Sciences.
The project will be funded through a grant provided by "ENL" (ENL).
The project work will be organized in several priority areas: professional development of teachers, equipping schools with modern equipment, a special training program for children with special abilities to the study of the exact sciences, with the consequent possibility of training in the leading universities of the country.
Earlier, five schools victorious priority national project "Education" — high school number 1 and number 2 of the regional center, a miner’s school number 2, the Lyceum "Hope" Kholmsk and school number 7 Poronaysk — were equipped with hardware and software systems "Archimedes" and became the basis for the creation of basic resource centers for teaching natural sciences.
Thanks to the new design of material and technical equipment of resource centers will continue, they each receive an additional set of advanced digital laboratory. In the future, the Ministry of Education is planning to connect to the networking of resource centers to support 55 schools.
The project will affect not only students but also teachers of Sakhalin. At the beginning of the new academic year 2011-2012 assumes an increase in teachers’ professional competence of the body naturally-mathematics in Moscow.
One of the cornerstones of the new initiative is to support young talents. In the summer of Regional School "Eureka" will bring together children from all over the area, and the best teachers from the Novosibirsk and Sakhalin State University read them advanced courses in mathematics, physics and computer science.