I.T. Co. was named the winner of the open competitive tender to be the contractor for the research and development project (R&D) entitled: "Pilot development of the expert and analytical mechanisms for tracking social networks having educational value as mechanisms of the government and public administration of the advancement of education."
The Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation held the competition for the said R&D project contractor in July 2013. The main goal of the project is determining the control mechanisms of the educational resources in social networks and the use of their potential as a tool for the government and public administration of the educational system.
The project is implemented within the framework of the program "Creating conditions for the dissemination of government and public administration models of the educational process and support for the development programs of the regional and municipal preschool education system" as part of the mission "Achievement of strategic targets of the national educational initiative 'Our New School' in all Russian Federation subordinate entities" of the campaign "Modernization of General and Preschool Education as an Institution of Social Evolution" within the Federal target program of the advancement of education for 2011-2015.
During the project the contractor will accomplish the following:
- Analysis of the T&E activity in social networks (character and grade of participation for different participants), determination of the principal parameters of social networks and their educational component
- Ensuring the security of the educational space
- Determination of mechanisms for tracking educational resources within social networks
- Use of the educational component of social networks in government and public administration of the educational system
According to the contract, I.T. Co. will perform research and development work within 105 days and prepare a comprehensive report on its R&D activity. The results of the project will be used for the implementation of a government and public mechanism for the development of education at both federal and regional levels.