Kravtsov: the vote on the Constitution not preclude a trial exam

June 29 and 30 in Russia conducted a trial unified state examination. Why they are needed and are they safe from the point of view of the epidemiological situation, on air of TV channel “Russia 24” told the Minister of education Sergey Kravtsov.

According to him, the trial exam can not be called innovation.

“At the time when they introduced the unified state exam, were the practice exams, which allowed us to see how the system is ready, – he said. Given the fact that this year for obvious reasons, the timing of the unified state examination postponed to the end of June, then you need to see how ready the technique to the organization of the exam and how to respect the requirements of Rospotrebnadzor”.

On the question, will not interfere with each other if the unified state exam and the process of voting on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the Minister said that the mock exams are held on a floating schedule. The first exam is geography, literature, and Informatics – will be held July 3. The voting ends July 1.

“So the voting period does not interfere with the conduct of the unified state exam. On the contrary, all the funds, including personal protective equipment, which can be used on the unified state examination, and which were used during voting procedure, they will remain in educational institutions”, – said Kravtsov.

the head of the Ministry of education expressed the hope that from 1 September, the Russian children go to school.

“We are preparing for it. Prepared and the children themselves. They missed the school. Preparing teachers, they also want to see their students, he said. – It is clear that given the situation, we will strengthen measures and epidemiological protection, and today this work with the regions”.

Previously, he has repeatedly stated that distance education is that schools were forced to move due to the spread of the coronavirus, will be Russia’s new normal. The Minister expressed the hope that the students in the fall sit at their desks, and technology for online education can be used in some cases.