Vice-Rector for scientific work Hennadii Vasylchuk took part in the discussion of strategic directions for the development of education
An annual meeting of vice-rectors for the scientific work of higher educational institutions, organized by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, took place in Kyiv. Zaporizhzhia National University at the event was represented by vice-rector, professor Hennadii Vasylchuk. During the event, those present heard a report by the Council on the results of the activities of universities in the outgoing year and the prospects for further development of the educational sector in our country.
In addition, the Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine Maksym Strikha had a speech at the meeting. In his report, it was about new initiatives for the certification of teaching staff. Also, the participants of the meeting were presented with a draft of a new provision on thesis protection. New approaches about the financing of scientific activities of higher educational institutions of Ukraine were discussed during the meeting.
On the same day, Hennadii Vasylchuk was present in the international scientific-practical conference "Actual threats to the energy security of Ukraine", which was held on the basis of the National Institute for Strategic Studies. The event was attended not only by officials and employees of enterprises whose activities are related to the energy sector of our state, but also representatives of leading institutions of higher education. Director of the National Institute for Strategic Studies Rostyslav Pavlenko, General Director of the Directorate for Strategic Planning and European Integration of the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry Vitalii Kushnirov and others spoke to the audience. They highlighted current topical issues related to this industry.
In addition, during his stay in Kyiv, Hennadii Vasylchuk took part in the annual reception of the 5th generation of graduates of the International Program "German Economy for Ukraine". Zaporizhzhia National University is among the active participants in this bilateral program. It is aimed at strengthening the economic relations between Ukraine and Germany. Ukrainian students who are fluent in German can take internships on the basis of German enterprises, get the experience they need to build a successful career and at the same time become agents of change that would introduce advanced technologies in their home country, thereby contributing to its development.
As the vice-rector Hennadii Vasylchuk noted, that “we can surely say that Zaporizhzhia National University has chosen the right path of development. Opinions and developments of our scholars are important in solving leading strategic issues that affect the development of the state. Our professors and students have established themselves as excellent participants in international programs and their organizers are keen to cooperate with us in the future”.