NCH top management told the high-schoolers about the Construction and Operation of WHSD
The woking language of the interactive meeting held at High School #56 was English.
NCH CEO Alexei Bnatov and Executive director Alan Platt met with the 10th-form pupils of one of the leading schools in St.Petersburg.
About 200 pupils – representatives of all classes of the 10th year of study – gathered in the school hall.
The meeting – from greeting to questions – was in English. NCH representatives told the pupils about the PPP agreement, the Project of construction of the unique WHSD Highway, about the professions that are of good job opportunities in NCH and which higher education institution to graduate from to once become an employee of NCH.
A sincere interest was aroused by a story of Alan Platt – a unique specialist which is in the top hundred of best bridge engineers of the world – regarding specificity of construction management of such a great and complicated Project.
The pupils showed a good command of English had communicated on a par not only with Alexei Bnatov – graduate of Moscow university of foreign affairs – but also Liverpool born Alan Platt.
The speakers didn’t content themselves with a report of the Company and Project. The shoolers got an opportunity to ask any questions. The issues toddlers were interested in appeared to be the most diverse: construction influence on ecology, Project economic scheme, peculiarities of financing and legal support of such projects, new technologies used in O&M sector and means of traffic control.
According to the words of school administration the meeting became an interesting and useful event. NCH intends to arrange a boat excursion for the pupils to the facilities of WHSD Central section construction, during which the toddlers will be able not only to hear but also watch the unique infrastructure project being constructed. Possibly new knowledge and impressions will help some of the pupils to make their vocational choice.
Moreover NCH intends to apply this experience to arrange similar interactive lessons at other schools of the City.