E.B. Kurkin, senior researcher of the Federal Education Development Institute, PhD in education
Abstract. A new educational standard puts forward an official definition of personal performance and so legalize a long-pending problem of syllabus complexity in modern education. It should be noted that in a changing world a human, the subject of a potential activity, possesses such abilities to change the environment that it provides a threat to civilization and life on the Earth. That is why personal qualities, especially interpersonal skills, ability to cooperate and ability to counter global threats become of crucial importance.
Key words: individual, personality, images of worthy future, personal performance, mentality, personal competitiveness, group organization, social management.