February 15, 2018 the fourth scientific and practical conference "School of Life in the North" was held in English within the framework of the "Partnership of Schools" project.
Since 2008 the Yakutsk City National Gymnasium is participating the Northern Forum’s Schools Partnership project. The project helps to make creative contacts with students of the Northern Forum member regions with a topic “School of Living in the North” to explore the skills of “the Northern living, cuisine, clothing, learning, building etc.” The aim of the project is to establish a cultural dialogue among young people of the North.
The conference has various directions: the life values of the peoples of the North, a healthy life style, ecology and environmental protection, the knowledge of languages, sports and creativity.
This year, it was held in two places at the same time: in the Yakutsk City National Gymnasium and N.Okhlopkov Nam Regional Gymnasium.
Within the framework of the conference, from February 14 to March 17, 2018, there is also an online Olympiad "School of Life in the North".
The sessions included students' research in the following areas: History, Geography, Art, Science and Technology, Ecology, Languages.
The students of the NEFU and specialists from ministries, departments, the council of YCNG parents, as well as the representatives of the Northern Forum took part in the conference.
Participants during the presentation of works demonstrated both the communication skills in English and skills in defending the research topics.
Based on the results of the SPC "School of Life in the North" participants and jury members noted the high level of the organization of the conference. According to the jury, the research topics were topical, reflected their practical importance and showed the growing interest of students in research activities.