As told by one of the authors of the initiative, Chairman of the Federation Council Committee for science, education and culture Liliya Gumerova, “we are talking about ponastroit of distance education in non-standard conditions, such as today, when different in terms of the spread of coronavirus infection is simply impossible to ensure the continuity of the educational process”.

there is no substitute for traditional learning and living contact with a student teacher, said the Senator. According to her, the bill is designed to clarify the authority of the Ministry of education and Ministry of science and higher education of the Russian Federation to establish the procedure of application of e-learning, distance educational technologies in implementation of educational programs.

the Amendments to article 16 of the Federal law “On education in Russian Federation”. It is already a rule on the law schools and universities to use e-learning and e-learning technologies. The article is supplemented with a provision stating that the use of such formats are defined, respectively, Ministry of education and Ministry of education.

According to Gumerova Lilies, the bill will require adjustments to the bylaws in the part regulating the roles and responsibilities of teachers, selection of a list of courses taught in this format, subjects, homework, duration of the lesson, conducting the final assessment and others.