Representatives of institutions of secondary education of the city considered in ZNU topical issues of the development of the educational process of the Zaporizhzhia region in the context of European integration
On January 25, on the basis of the regional scientific and educational innovation complex a scientific and methodological seminar was held in ZNU for guiding of institutions of secondary education on the topic “Scientific and methodological foundations for the development of the educational process in the Zaporizhzhia region in the context of European integration”.
About 50 representatives of schools in Zaporizhzhia region took part in this seminar. Zaporizhzhia National University during this event was presented by rector of ZNU Mykola Frolov, project director of the regional scientific and educational innovation complex, vice-rector for scientific, pedagogical and educational work of ZNU Oleksandr Hura, moderator of the event and head of the pre-university training, career guidance and employment Halyna Mykytiv, coordinator of the regional scientific and educational innovation complex, professor of the Theory of Communication, Advertising and Public Relations of the Faculty of Journalism of ZNU Viktoriia Kovpak.
A number of reports awaited the participants of the seminar. So, the rector of ZNU Mykola Frolov told about modern trends in the development of education in the Zaporizhzhia region in the context of European integration. He noted the importance of cooperation with institutions of secondary education in the city and region on the basis of partnership and mutual understanding and spoke about the phased steps to organize such cooperation. Mykola Oleksandrovych is convinced that within the framework of the processes of unification of the legislation of the educational field The Sphere of Education or Educational Sphere, higher and secondary education will compete, therefore transformations will take place in the conditions of competition of educational institutions. He also explained the subjective and objective factors that do not contribute to the development of the educational environment. Among them were demographic problems, reducing the number of applicants and, accordingly, reducing the number of educational institutions (schools, universities), as well as the increasing migration of young people. Therefore, the educational institutions are faced with the issue of the struggle for applicants, the improvement and modernization of the material and technical base of educational institutions for the provision of quality educational services. This process will continue further, because it is a priority of state policy. He also mentioned that today ZNU ranks 10th in the country in terms of recruitment of contractual training among 300 universities. In addition, the university has licensed and opened a set of 21 educational programs in various specialties. He also assured that teachers can apply to the university with orders for conducting trainings and seminars on scientific research, and all the activities that take place on the basis of the regional scientific and educational innovation complex are absolutely free.
The report of the vice-rector for scientific, pedagogical and educational work of ZNU Oleksandr Hura “Creation of a Regional Scientific and Educational Innovation Complex as a base for the development of the educational space of the Zaporizhzhia region in the context of European integration” dealt with the activities and feasibility of creating the regional scientific and educational innovation complex. He noted that regional scientific and educational innovation complex will be able to provide conditions for partner interaction and professional communication, receiving advice, professional communication of the Directorate, creating methodological foundations for organizing and supporting the educational process, creating research platforms, creating a system of advanced training, developing a single open system of scientific, methodological and informational maintenance, the creation of the site of the regional scientific and educational innovation complex to highlight relevant information.
During the event, the coordinator of RSEIC, a professor at the Department of Theory of Communication, Advertising and Public Relations of the Faculty of Journalism of ZNU Viktoriia Kovpak spoke about the prospects for RSEIC. She also spoke about the first stage of the organizational activities of RSEIC, as a result of which 65 secondary education institutions were visited and meetings-presentations with directors or head professors were held. As a result, information requests were received (agreements between schools and the university, participation of the university in vocational guidance weeks, practical workshops for teachers, etc.). In addition, Viktoriia Kovpak told about the mechanism of communication of professors through the new platform and site, its headings and opportunities where teachers can share their innovations and projects.
Representation of RSEIC as a platform for the exchange of ideas, experience and practices offered to professors such things as training certification sessions, trainings, seminars, webinars, master classes, pedagogical studios; cooperation on the pages of the scientific and educational journal "#ЗНУєднаєОСВІТЯН", and many other forms of cooperation.
Speaking to the participants of the event, Halyna Mykytiv, head of the department of pre-university training, career guidance and employment, noted that representatives of the university are always open to cooperation and proposals for improving skills, skills and abilities. She also recalled the possibility of participation for schoolchildren in free trial training of EIT and the possibility of the participation of teachers in the scientific and methodological seminar for professors to be held in February.
Each seminar participant received an information package with useful information about the university. Also, the school authorities were asked to fill out forms and sign a cooperation agreement with ZNU. In addition, all representatives of the management of secondary education institutions received certificates of participation in the seminar.
Information on the activities of RSEIC can be found below.