On September 15, 2018 a summary of the 3rd International Professional Competition for Teachers of Higher Educational Institutions “Formation of Competences in Vocational Education” was heard in the International Center for Research Projects in accordance with the project “Science and Education on-line”. The international competition was attended by representatives of the teaching staff of 217 leading higher education institutions from Europe (including the EU) and Asia. The number of participants increased by almost 1.5 times compared with the previous 2nd International Professional Competition of Teachers of Higher Educational Institutions in 2017. Competitive works were considered in the traditional 18 directions, which included issues of technical and physical-mathematical sciences, pedagogy and psychology of higher education, etc. Participants were leading professors (Professors – 21.5% of the members), associate professors (Associate Professors – 60.4%) and lecturers (Assistant – 18.1%). The structure of the competition according to nominations corresponded to professionally specialized competences – 24.1% of the number of works, professional competences – 41.9%, general-professional – 21.8%, and general cultural competences – 12.3%.
The competition was presented with textbooks, monographs, tutorials, collections of tasks, workshops, Web sites, e-learning facilities, etc.
It is nice to announce that in the nomination “Technical sciences. Professional competencies” the winners of this prestigious international competition for the second year in a row were teachers from Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute. The textbook “Labor protection in the field of telecommunications”, which has the neck of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, Minutes № 1 / 11-8977 dated September 27, 2010, was awarded the diploma for the 1st place. The authors of the textbook are associate professor of the Department of Occupational Safety, Industrial and Civil Security, Ph.D. Sergiy Andriyovych Gavrysh and Associate Professor of the Department of Theoretical and Industrial Heating Engineering Ph.D. Andriy Sergiyovych Gavrysh. Last year the winner of the same nomination of the 2nd International Professional Competition of Teachers of Higher Educational Institutions, another textbook of these authors“Formation of Competences in Vocational Education”, which has the stamp of the Academic Council of the National Technical University Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, Minutes No. 5 dated June 8, 2015 (see “KP” No.8 dated March 15, 2018) was recognized. It is also pleasing to note that it is the Ukrainian-language textbooks that win international honors. Creative achievements of Sergiy Andriyovych Gavrysh, who hasn’t lived to the bright moment of double international success (see. “KP” No.16 datedMay, 12, 2016), continue to be useful to students, teachers, scientists and just people not only in Ukraine but also far beyond its borders.