The founder of the action "Total dictation" will perform in Chelyabinsk

On February 13 in Chelyabinsk will be held a lecture by the teacher of ITMO University (information technology, mechanics and optics) Ilya Stakheev, who among the participants of the action is called the "founding father" of The total dictation. The lecture will focus on the history of the educational public action and on topical issues of the Russian language.

"The event will be interesting for those who love total dictation and want to learn more about it, – said the project coordinator in Chelyabinsk Zoya Potapova. - It was Ilya who came up with the name "Total dictation" and stood at the origins of the action, so it is useful to meet with him and the organizers, and just interested citizens. We hope that the speaker's story will further stimulate interest in the total dictation in Chelyabinsk. The time for the lecture was chosen very symbolic-exactly two months before the next total literacy test".

Ilya Stakheev is ready to tell how The total dictation appeared, why it is needed and whether it will save the Russian language, why the project was named so, for whom it is important that there are no mistakes and much more. Chelyabinsk residents will have a unique opportunity to ask questions to the lecturer and find out at what level the total dictation takes place in other cities and how it is organized by the Headquarters.

The lecture will be held on February 13 at 19-30 in the Lecture hall KC 11 at the address: Clara Zetkin str., 11.

Registration is required for the event. You can leave a request on the website of the action "Total dictation" by the link:

Recall, the First total dictation was held on the initiative of students and teachers of Novosibirsk state University in 2004. Chelyabinsk joined the action in 2011. During this time, the number of participants in the city increased from 300 to 2,400. In 2019, the action will be held on April 13 across the country and abroad, the participants will write the text of the Russian writer, literary critic Pavel Basinsky.

For reference: Ilya Stakheev graduated from the faculty of Humanities of Novosibirsk state University. Journalist, expert in communication. He taught at different times in SIOUX Ranepa Nizhny Novgorod state technical University St. Petersburg University of ITMO University, higher school of Economics.