Луганський національний університет імені Тараса Шевченка

The “Progressive University Management” project continues

The head of Romance and Germanic Philology Department prof. Shekhavtsova S.O. took part in the training on the topic of quality assessment (Brno, the Czech Republic).

The training was carried out in cooperation with the Union of Rectors of Higher Educational Institutions of Ukraine and the American Councils for International Education within the framework of the “Progressive University Management” project, which is implemented by the T.H. Masaryk University with the support of the Czech Development Agency.

The main objective of the “Progressive University Management” project is to contribute to the further development of Ukrainian higher education through the university trainees involved in the areas that are important for effective university management and internationalisation.

It was discussed the management and evaluation of academic quality; the support for educational accreditation processes; the conceptual and methodological support; the creation, development and evaluation of curricula; new trends in education –specialties attractiveness, accreditation of programs, projects, professional practice of students; creative and scientific activity as the most important indicator of quality; students’ self-government, students’ involvement into faculty’s and university’s management; students’ assessment; the importance of the Faculty’s and the University’s Senate.

Within the training, an educational specialized CEITEC (Central European Institute of Technology) tour was organized. It was presented the latest achievements in science and technology. What is more the meeting with Ambassador Eugene Perebyinis was organized where the participants presented their higher educational institutions from all over Ukraine. During the meeting it was the atmosphere of shared views on the educational path and the rise of academic progress. In these difficult conditions the Ambassador wished us inspiration and dedication in conducting educational activities and raising the Ukrainian youth in the East!

The result of an educational trip to Brno was the exchange of European experience, in particular the cooperation within the quality of the educational process between the T.H. Masaryk University and the Ukrainian universities. Nowadays, a perspective of our university is seen in the invitation of the representatives of American Council to hold a two-day training program (April, 2018) for students of the Faculty of Foreign Languages on the Academic Integrity and the Problem of Avoiding Plagiarism in the Process of Writing Students’ Theses, Articles, and Scientific Papers. Interpersonal relations were established with the heads of the departments of the philological faculty of the T.H. Masaryk University. The further cooperation is seen in participation in the international conferences, writing articles in scientific European digests.

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