Institute for the development of the Internet has sent to the Ministry of education a letter proposing to introduce into the school curriculum lessons on several computer games, according to RBC.
The appeal lists the games of different genres: strategy, real-time, online arena battles, card games and simulators. Most of these games are professionals named e-sports recognized disciplines which organize tournaments and international Championships.
In particular, the representatives of the Islamic Republic of Iran offered to teach students Dota 2, Hearthstone, Dota Underlords, FIFA 19, World of Tanks, Minecraft, and CodinGame. The experts also noted that the building simulator Minecraft, and CodinGame that have no relation to eSports, help to learn programming in a fun way.
They are all designed for children over 14 years old. This criterion was chosen “to preserve the psychological health of the children safe.”
The initiative to introduce optional classes in eSports in schools the Institute for the development of the Internet has directed the Minister of education Olga Vasilyeva August 14.