Department of Computer Educational Technologies (CET) was created in 2001 at the St. Petersburg ational Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics (ITMO) for the implementation of the educational process on a number of specialized disciplines on the direction of Information Systems.
Department of CET is a leader among Departments of the university by the number of electronic teaching methods and their using in the educational process. An important line of development of the Department is organizing and conducting full-time and part-time (distance) training courses for school teachers in the practical application of ICT in educational activities. Results of research conducted at the Department of CET are implemented in a number of projects, including the framework of federal and regional programs on informatization of education. Graduates and students of the Department are involved in their implementation.