PARIS, March 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
At the Mobile Learning Week held at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, the President of Prosveshcheniye, Vladimir Uzun proposed to establish an an ad-hoc committee under the umbrella of UNESCO for the coordination of social educational programmes and projects implemented by businesses in various countries.
"Prosveshcheniye, as a socially-oriented company, has been supporting and implementing initiatives for many years that share the principles of UNESCO's activities through promoting the stable development of society and intercultural dialogue. We are ready to use our experience and join forces with like-minded people around the world," Uzun says.
In addition to Russia, Prosveshcheniye is also active in more than 20 countries in Europe and Asia. The Company's work has been inextricably linked with the history of Russia and the development of the Russian education system for more than 86 years.
"Prosveshcheniye is the most influential Russian company in regards to the improvement of the quality of modern education. The past organizational and business transformations mean the Company meets all the conditions for entering the IPO as a new stage of development, it has a significant potential for providing quality education, including distance and mobile formats of education, projects of modern digital education," Uzun emphasizes.
One of Prosveshcheniye's main priorities is to ensure equal access to quality education for all children without exception. According to the latest UN data, there are 65 million of displaced persons in the world. The issue of internal migration is important for multinational countries with remote territories, such as Russia. Prosveshcheniye experts have developed and published educational literature in 29 languages and dialects.
Mobile Learning Week also focused on special textbooks for disabled children. Two hundred new textbooks for visually impaired children in all secondary school subjects have been published by Prosveshcheniye for a short period of time.
Vladimir Uzun held a meeting with the Assistant-Director General for Education of UNESCO, Mr. Qian Tang, during which the importance of bilateral cooperation in the main areas of UNESCO activities - primarily in the field of distance learning in remote regions -was reaffirmed. The parties agreed to a special agreement aimed at development of the main initiatives of UNESCO within Education 2030. It will be signed at the Moscow International Salon of Education, which will be held in April this year in Moscow.
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SOURCE Prosveshcheniye Holding