Digital Knowledge Transfer: Prosveshcheniye Acts as one of the Contest Organisers

The first qualifying round of the Digital Knowledge Transfer international contest has been launched. Prosveshcheniye Education Holding, which is among the contest organisers and promoters, will help reveal the teaching excellence among teachers of Russian schools and abroad.

Teachers from 40 countries may apply. This year, the pool of participants will be comprised by educationalists specialising in the following subjects: Computer Science, Mathematics, Manual Training and Russian as a Foreign Language. All of them must show their use of contemporary digital technology in the educational process. This becomes the key factor in expert evaluation of the applicants’ projects.

The primary goal of the contest is integration and dissemination of best teaching practices from Russian schools in the transnational professional environment, support and incentives for talented educators who develop and adopt the methodology and teaching aids using digital technology.

Based on results of the first round, the panel of judges traditionally comprised of members from Russia’s leading educational institutions and agencies in the digital economy will announce the shortlist of 25 best teachers, who will travel to Moscow at the expense of organisers. Winners of the qualifying round shall be announced at the contest website by 19 March. The two final rounds take place in the capital in April 2020.

The contest winners will be awarded certificates to undertake training at the Netology online university, which is focused on additional education for adults and offers more than 80 courses in the highly relevant areas of the digital economy.

To find out the contest terms and conditions and apply by 16 March, please visit the contest official website The contest set up by Rossotrudnichestvo is part of the Digitаl Economy of the Russian Federation nationwide programme.