The International Gymnasium of the Skolkovo Innovation Center is a non-selective, nonprofit co-educational day school, subsidized by the Russian Government via the Skolkovo Foundation. It was founded in 2015 by the Skolkovo Foundation. Two curriculums are offered: Russian state curriculum and the International Baccalaureate. The International Gymnasium of Skolkovo is an IB World School offering the Diploma Programme (DP), Middle Years Programme (MYP) and Primary Years Programme (PYP). Located in the heart of the Skolkovo Innovation Center in Moscow, the International Gymnasium of Skolkovo is one of the cornerstones of the Skolkovo Ecosystem. The Skolkovo community is a unique, ambitious project where education, innovation, and globalization come together.
Helsingin Suomalainen Yhteiskoulu (SYK) is an independent coeducational day school founded in 1886. The IB-section was created in 1990. The school prepares its students either for the national matriculation exam or the International Baccalaureate Diploma, both of which give student general university entry qualification. All staff are experienced and qualified teachers with university degrees and/or teaching certificates.
Unique scientific-methodological center of Russia in the sphere of in-service professional pedagogical education, comprehensively solving the tasks of training, and retraining of teachers and managers of education, provides fundamental and practice-oriented research in the field of education. The aims of the St. Petersburg Academy of In-Service Pedagogical Education is sustainable development of In-Service teachers' training based on innovative technologies as the strategic direction of professional and personal making of the teachers of the new school.
SPb APPO is the leading coordinating center of the system of in-service professional education in Russia, carries out scientific and methodological relations with partners in many regions of Russian Federation and abroad, is a regional operator in the implementation of the Priority National Project "Education" in St. Petersburg, is a Federal Training Platform in the realization of State Program of Russia Federation "The Development of Education".
Smart school is a progressive school where pupils preparing for modern life in rapidly changing realities. Rely not only on strong academic achievement of Russian educational system but mainly on efficient technologies of Finnish educational model to develop pupils' twenty first century skills. At the school children not just acquire the basic knowledge but also master the future competences such as critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, communication and unique tasks solving skills. Here particular attention is devoted to development of children's personality, their curiosity, leadership, persistence and ability to adapt.
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"I felt that the I Finnish-Russian Educational Forum in St.Petersburg in March 2018 was very well organized. Topics were inspiring and the speakers were true professionals. We met several prospects and got several interesting contacts in the Russian Education market."
"The I Finnish-Russian Educational Forum in St-Petersburg was first of all a great experience. We were very pleased that we had time to present our services and that there were so many interested about what were are offering. It was good that you brought us together with the organisations and schools from Russia and Kazakhstan. We got even some actual partners to collaborate with. We think that the Forum was a place were everybody was "serious" about the educational needs and ready to collaborate with each other. It was also good that there were presentations from the schools in Russia, so that we could understand more how education is developed in Russia."
I've been in Finland for two days in a frame of a tour. We saw a lot of interesting things: we gave a visit for two schools, a kindergarten and also we had a business visit to the Finnish National Agency for Education. I received a lot of useful, interesting and inspiring information about education. As well a lot of information to think about .To summarize the most important impression of the trip, I would like to say that the Finnish education system begins with trust. The whole educational process builds on this. Finns are experimenting a lot, use innovations and succeed. "