Leaving the familiar classes yesterday for the first time students enter into the world where they no longer have to rely on teachers. But always they are ready for the first independent steps, in particular – for entrance exams and the beginning of training in high school? How and by what criteria to assess the level of this training? And most importantly – what to do to graduate the modern Russian school was really competitive? Truth and myths about cse Post talk about the problems of school education would be appropriate to the use, around which breaks down today as many copies. It is considered that it is the use results reflect the competitiveness of graduates and their willingness to enroll in college. But practice shows that the results are often quite arbitrary. Moreover, testing can play a cruel joke with the student. Supporters use argue that it reduces the level of stress experienced by the child in the exam. I, as a practicing teacher, I can assert that in fact the opposite is true – said Tamara Koshelev, director of the Moscow High School "Trust".

– Children in general are very vulnerable and excitable, but here they get into an unfamiliar environment, surrounded by strangers, where they remain one on one with the tests, and sometimes incorrect. In such an environment and an adult is difficult to gather. Therefore, a bad result ege may be just consequence of a child suffering a stress. " Headmaster believes that a unified state examination should be voluntary, while retaining the student to choose from traditional forms of assessment of their knowledge.