Tatarstan prosecutor proposes to limit the use of the network in schools —

Photo: Maksim Platonov

“Teachers have distanced themselves from educational and preventive work and shifted all responsibility to parents,” Tatarstan prosecutor’s office head Ildus Nafikov said at the last meeting of the department’s board on February 8. He began his report with a reminder of the shooting at the Kazan gymnasium No. 175 and a proposal to develop a mechanism for restricting the Internet in schools, Realnoe Vremya journalist reports on the spot.

Nafikov noted that this tragedy highlighted a number of problems in the field of protecting the rights of minors and organizing their education. According to him, the pressure of grading methods to assess the work of schools means that work with children focuses either on the most gifted or on the “difficult”, and most of them are simply not covered. and left to themselves.

The prosecutor believes that the children feel this injustice and react accordingly. The problem is compounded even within the same school when dividing classes into singles and elite.

Photo: Maksim Platonov

Parents also do not have enough time and energy for their children.

“As a result, children are brought up by the internet and the streets. This situation must be reversed. To do this, it is necessary to significantly increase the role and status of the teacher”, underlined the head of the guardianship authority and recalled the not yet forgotten times when the teacher was an authority and a mentor. but “now they just tell the curriculum. and are afraid to raise their voice again in front of a disorderly student”.

Ildus Nafikov also mentioned the problem of accessibility to education. He pointed out that more schools are being built in Tatarstan than anywhere else in the country, if Moscow and St. Petersburg are not taken into account. However, the construction site does not follow demographic processes and there is no adequate forecast of the development of the situation in dynamics. “As a result, a number of schools are overcrowded, while others are half empty. It is necessary to calculate the need for educational infrastructure already at the planning stage of residential development,” the speaker noted.

Concluding the topic of problem education, Nafikov demanded to put things in order with the family format of education. In his opinion, this format often negatively affects the quality of knowledge and social skills of the child, and therefore should be used only in exceptional cases – for medical reasons.

Tatarstan’s public prosecutor pointed out that the lack of control over students at home creates the ground for negative consequences. He recalled the story of a 13-year-old boy from Almetyevsk, who killed his mother and went to a special boarding school. During the investigation, it was revealed that the child was not attending school, there was falsification of the results of his certification in primary school. “Prosecutors, take the field of family education under strict control!” Nafikov asked.

In addition, the head of the department took on the task of drawing up restrictions on the use of the Internet in schools. Noting that, at present, entire sections of the virtual web are criminal commercial platforms and hotbeds of extremism, counterfeits and citizen traps.

Irina Plotnikova


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