Olga Vasilyeva visits children's technology park Kvantorium in Penza
Penza, 2 March 2018. PenzaNews. The Minister of Education and Science of Russia Olga Vasilyeva got acquainted with the work of the first technology park for children Kvantorium, which had been opened at the premises of the high technology park Rameev in October 2017.
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The head of the institution Denis Timirbaev held a short excursion for the honorary guest.
In particular, he showed the chess room and the HighTech sector, which according to him is the core of the organization.
Olga Vasilyeva asked school pupils, who were having usual classes at that time, what kind of a project they were working on at that moment. In response the pupils explained they were creating a weather station.
The minister also asked what university the teenagers are planning to enter after school. Two of them said that they plan to go to Moscow as the level of education, in their opinion, is higher there, but Olga Vasilyeva questioned the statement.
Then she visited the room where school pupils of different ages were watching a film about Penza.
When in the Industrial Design sector, the pupil of the technology park Andrei Manuylov presented Olga Vasilyeva and the governor Ivan Belozertsev, who was accompanying the minister, with the medals he had made for the charity event the Race of Good Deeds.
Another present the head of the Ministry of Education and Science received in the Bioquantum sector from Denis Timirbaev. He presented Olga Vasilyeva with a round workpiece made of tamp-resistant biocompatible material with an engraved logo of Kvantorium on it.
At the end of the excursion, which lasted about half an hour, the minister assessed the work of the IT-quantum centre, which the head of the institution called the most promising of all currently existing areas.