Released the results of a national study of education quality (NIKO) showed that Russian students are the worst familiar with the history of their regions, told reporters the head of projects, NICO and the CDF (the national assessment) Sergey tanchenko. The study, conducted the service, attended by about 50 thousand students.
"An important area of historical and cultural standard is the knowledge of regional history. Was the assignment: name at least one historical figure in your region, who was from IX to XVIII century, and say something that he did. Variation across regions — from 2 to 72% complete," said Starchenko (quoted by "RIA Novosti").
The study also noted that Russian schoolchildren are not good with maps.