He recalled that during the national project "Education" all the consolidated education budget increased by 2 times and exceeded this year's 2 trillion rubles. "We have significant resources that are needed to effectively use", - emphasized the First Vice-Premier.
Nationwide, 13 million students will begin their studies. In the Volgograd region of 200 thousand, 20 thousand of them - first-graders.
В«It is important that the new education standards were introduced, but for the innovations of the teacher must not forget the Pupils" - Zubkov said.
He also said that he himself today is the granddaughter of the first class.
Zubkov also met with the correspondents of the school newspaper. He responded to questions of young reporters, share recipes, how to become a minister.
В«Becoming a minister is real. Need to learn, and go to that university, which will determine your calling. It is important to lay the soul and to feel comfortable. And the advance in employment, having a good base of knowledge and profession in addition to participating in public life ", - said Zubkov.
Then he sat at the desk and listened to the first-graders with the first school lesson.
the eve of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said that he intended to offer Russian businessmen whose wealth exceeds $ 1 billion to conduct lessons in schools on "The History of success in life." "There's an idea: I'll call the representatives of our major business sector, mainly men, whose state begins, say, a billion dollars, and say that everything began to be taught in schools", - Medvedev said on Wednesday at a meeting of the Presidential Commission on the implementation of National Projects and Demographic Policy.