They pitched applications for the 2020 session.
The first winner is the Resource Center for Children with Special Needs with its project titled Mom Knows!. It’s a course of video lectures aimed to educate parents and caregivers about the process of speech acquisition in children from birth to 5 years of age. 389 thousand rubles will be allocated.
“Our content informs about stages of speech development and gives info about normal speech skills and their importance for a child, thus motivating caregivers to create a favorable environment for learning,” explains project head, Chair of the Department of Special Needs Education Anna Akhmetzyanova. “We hope that the course draws attention to existing speech pathologies and helps caregivers to apply for timely professional assistance.”
Another winner is Regional School of Information Openness and Media Promotion of Nonprofits, a project co-managed by KFU Media Center and the Center for Innovation Management and Technology Transfer of Tatarstan. The funding amounts to 254 thousand rubles.
The project includes educational practice-oriented events to assist social activism-related nonprofits engaged in information work, media content, and social networks.
“The result should be the increase in nonprofits’ information openness and the betterment of self-presentation skills in social networks,” says Anton Dyganov, Head of the Innovation Department of Kazan Federal University.
Source text: Larisa Busil, Galina Khasanova
Translation: Yury Nurmeev