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IT Lyceum opens In Kazan

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17 April 2012

Specialized IT school for training in information technology will be opened in Kazan. The Republic of Tatarstan will have to train specialists from school, to provide highly qualified personnel are actively growing IT market. Today at the Cabinet of Ministers held a briefing on "The opening of the Universiade Village in the IT-Lyceum of Kazan (Volga) Federal University," broadcast that you can watch online from 10.00.

Now RT is actively developing IT-market segment, along with it grows and demand for qualified professionals. For several reasons, the system of higher education in Russia today does not provide the required number of IT professionals who are ready to implement the tasks on the first working day. In this case, to be IT republic Tatarstan need people who grow up as professionals in the years of study.

Construction Innopolis, which will become a magnet for both Russian and international markets, the launch of the second area of ​​IT park in Naberezhnye Chelny, the rapid growth of the leading companies - all this requires not only the narrow profile of knowledge and skills in how to achieve efficiency in of IT companies, improve the quality of IT service, increase business growth in general.

"We are faced with a situation where, despite the huge and rapidly growing demand for" IT people ", many students prefer the classical fields: economics, law, etc. This is often influenced by parents who do not understand who the IT professionals what their prospects, etc. But the pros today - it's almost guaranteed employment, not only in Tatarstan and Russia, but in many countries around the world. For example, the average salary of employees resident companies the IT park is already 1.5 times more than the republican average "- the director of the IT park Dinar Nasyrov.

In September 2011 on the basis of Kazan (Volga) Federal University Graduate School opened for Information Technologies and Systems (ITIS). Last year, 40 children received ITIS, 30 of which have received grants for personal training from the IT Park. In the next academic year, ITIS willing to accept for 150 freshmen. Education in the Graduate School of Information Systems and Technology is conducted in authorized courses that meet the latest technology: Microsoft, HP, Cisco, IBM and others to read the key disciplines involved teachers from CFI and the best universities in the world. Even with a second-year students get an opportunity to practice in leading IT companies, including companies from the resident IT park. The purpose of this study - to provide staff support the development and growth of IT industry in the Republic of Tatarstan.

The opening of the Lyceum of IT in the Universiade Village will be the next step in the development of educational IT cluster in the Republic of Tatarstan. And in high school will have the opportunity to learn not only the residents of Tatarstan, but also children from other regions of Russia.

"We hope that IT will be the High School as a catalyst for a new approach to IT education in all schools," - said Dinar Nasyrov.