Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signed a decree expanding the list of professions and specialties of secondary vocational education, which will contribute to the accelerated development and modernization of the country’s economy. About it reported on the website of the Cabinet of Ministers.
According to the decree, 55 specialties and 35 professions have been added to the updated list, including in the field of robotics, logistics, medicine, agriculture, construction, tourism, social and service sectors.
Among the specific specialties added to the list are Preschool Education, General Medicine, Operation of Unmanned Aerial Systems, Agronomy, Management, Operation and Maintenance of an Apartment Building. Among the professions, for example, there are “Graphic designer”, “Modeler-modeller of architectural details”, “Master of garden and park and landscape construction”, “Defectoscopist” and others.
The document notes that students in these areas, students can count on scholarships from the Government of Russia. These payments, the amount of which can reach 4 thousand rubles, are annually assigned for achievements in educational, research and development activities as an additional incentive and are paid monthly.
The last time a document on the professions and specialties of secondary vocational education for the implementation of priority areas of modernization and technological development of the Russian economy was accepted in 2014. Then the list included information technology, mechanical engineering and nuclear technology.