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A unique Educational intensive University of the National Technology Initiative 20.35 (UNTI) began to work in Tambov region on the basis of Derzhavin University

11 April 2019

NTI University 20.35 is the operator of the national project “Digital Economy of the Russian Federation” and the first organization in Russia that provides professional development of people in the digital economy.

“The University of National Technology Initiative 20.35 was born in 2017 as a response to the challenges of the digital economy,” said Marina Medvedeva, coordinator of the intensive, TSU project office director. – “It became clear that students in universities are not ready for a digital economy, for an economy of the future. Then the University NTI tried to create a new concept of educational technologies, services and network educational space, which would allow quickly and effectively train students who are able to generate ideas of the future”.

The program of the University NTI 20.35 on the digital transformation of Russian universities was approved by experts from the National Research University Higher School of Economics, the Skolkovo Innovation Center and other leading organizations. From September 1, 2019, digital educational technologies will be introduced in 100 universities of the country, which the state members will be able to meet in the next two months.

The educational intensive UNTI will be held from April 11 to May 30. TSU named after G.R. Derzhavin was one of the first Russian universities to test new technologies and digital services developed by the University of the National Technology Initiative 20.35.

“Intensive started in 15 universities of the Russian Federation, including  Derzhavin University, which was included in the project of the University of Scientific and Technical Information 20.35 at the initiative of Rector Vladimir  Stromov”, - noted the Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs of TSU Irina Naletova. – “The educational process is changing rapidly, we must redefine ourselves in this world. We hope that the intensive will help students improve their skills in project activities, build an individual educational trajectory to solve the practical problems they face.