The Academy of Mentors has summed up the results of the federal competition for mentors

The participants had to go through four rounds: a situational test – with a choice of one answer, a choice of strategy and baptism of fire – with detailed answers and a diagnostic game “Bet to the North”. Further, the jury members evaluated the work according to the basic competence model of the project activity mentors and summed up the results.

Based on the results of four rounds, the jury selected the three strongest mentors. The first place was taken by Sofya Borisovna Turovskaya (Novosibirsk), the second – Olga Vladimirovna Demyanova (Kazan), the third – Olga Yurievna Kuzmina (Moscow).

The winners of the tournament, included in the top ten, were: Anastasia Sergeevna Lobanova (Krasnodar), Ekaterina Viktorovna Glech (Sevastopol), Anton Grigorievich Uymin (Ekaterinburg), Polina Sergeevna Loginova (Sergiev Posad), Karina Sergeevna Viktorzhova (Vladikavtorovna), Svetlana Vladikavkaz), Alexandra Alexandrovna Bakulina (Ryazan).

Separately, the jury selected nominations for the winners of each separate round. “Hero of Situations” – Lali Gochevna Nikolaeva (St. Petersburg), “Master of Strategy” – Karina Sergeevna Sirodzhova (Vladikavkaz), “Experienced Fighter” – Evgeny Alexandrovich Basargin (Novosibirsk), “Master of the Game” – Galina Anatolyevna Varakina (Magnitogorsk).

“Academy of Mentors” – a joint project of the Skolkovo Foundation, the Agency for Strategic Initiatives and the NTI Circle Movement to create a system of training, certification and employment of project mentors for children and adults and youth projects and circles. Training at the Academy of Mentors takes place in two formats: online courses and intensives of the “School of Mentors”. The total number of mentors trained under the project in 2018-2020 exceeded 20,000.

In 2021, the Academy of Mentors will host 19 schools, including three federal ones. In 13 constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the School of Mentors will be held for the first time. Intensives will take place in Astrakhan, Belgorod, Voronezh, Sverdlovsk, Ivanovo, Omsk, Kursk, Moscow, Tambov, Tula regions, North Ossetia – Alania, Perm and Khabarovsk Territories, in the Republic of Bashkortostan, the Chuvash Republic and St. Petersburg.

Circle movement NTI Is an all-Russian community of technology enthusiasts, which is supported by the Ministry of Education of Russia and by 2021 reached more than 300,000 schoolchildren, students and mentors in all regions of the country. The goal of the Circle movement is to form the next generation of entrepreneurs, engineers, scientists, managers capable of conceiving and implementing projects, creating new solutions and technology companies aimed at developing Russia and the whole world. To achieve this goal, the roadmap of the National Technological Initiative “Circle Movement” was approved. The tasks of the NTI are integrated into the National Project “Science”. 2021 marks the 100th anniversary of the Russian circle movement, anniversary events are included in the federal plan for the Year of Science and Technology.

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