OREANDA-NEWS The Russian Ministry of Education is ready to consider the proposal of the Internet Development Institute to introduce optional e-sports lessons in schools, the press service of the ministry reports.

It is specified that the innovation will be introduced as an experiment. It is planned to be implemented in 2020-2025 in several schools in each subject of Russia. The acquired skills optionally in school can be applied in the higher education system.

In Internet Development Institute, it was clarified that the initiative arose due to the fact that the IT industry needs to be replenished with qualified personnel.

It is noted that the ministry is open to further proposals of the institute. Separately, the issue of the safe use of gadgets was noted.