Sobyanin agreed with Shoigu on the construction of a new stage of the Avangard center
It is planned to increase the quota for Moscow to 20 thousand children
MOSCOW, August 24. / TASS /. Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said that he had agreed with Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu on the construction of a new stage of the Avangard training and methodological center for military-patriotic education of youth.
“The capacity of this center is 14 thousand people a year for Moscow alone and 14 thousand for the Moscow region. there are annual training camps. Next, we'll see how to develop, "Sobyanin said at a meeting with teachers and school directors in front of the pedagogical council. He noted that in the Patriot Park, where the center is located, great opportunities have been organized for students, including training grounds and exhibition centers.
Sobyanin also added that military-patriotic education, like education in general, "should take place on the basis of the school itself, and not only specialized teachers, but all teachers should be engaged in it, this is an integral part of the educational process." "Nevertheless, some common urban projects will develop," he said.
In addition, the mayor said, the Moscow authorities intend to index per capita funding for schools, it will be changed from January 1. "So far we have not planned, the budget has not been considered, but I have already said that we will index, we have every opportunity to lay this indexation in the budget for next year. So on January 1, we will index," Sobyanin said.
About the educational and methodological center
In accordance with the federal law "On Military Duty and Military Service," students of schools and colleges must acquire basic knowledge in the field of defense, and young men - 10th grade schoolchildren and first-year college students - undergo a 5-day training camp on the basics of military service. ... To carry them out, the government of Moscow and the government of the Moscow region created a joint educational and methodological center "Avangard".
The complex, which occupies 28.45 hectares of the Patriot Park, was erected in 372 days: the groundbreaking ceremony took place on September 10, 2019, and exactly a year later, in September 2020, it was commissioned.