Статті 7 номера "Київського політехніку" за 2013 рік

Higher education at the turn of social development

Independent Ukraine inherited a distorted system of higher education from the USSR. On the one hand, this system was developed enough as a part of the natural fundamental, technical, medical, pedagogical, military training, and on the other hand being mounted in the centrally planned economy, it was extremely insensitive to the changes, highly specialized, had excessive ideologization of the educational process, narrowed principles of democracy. Since 1991, the state faced the task to regulate the activities of such system in the new socio-political conditions, balance it with the needs of transition economy and society.

Participation of NTUU “KPI” in events devoted to Israeli Days of Culture in Ukraine

On February 13, 2013 the exhibition of works of Israeli artists “In the footsteps of Marc Chagall” took place at the hall of National Technical Library of NTUU “KPI”. Marc Chagall was a Russian artist of Jewish origin. He is recognized as one of the most significant painters and graphic artists, printmakers, and designers of the 20th century who had managed to combine ancient traditions of Judaic culture with actually modern innovation.

NTUU “KPI” took part in events being held in the frames of Israeli Days of Culture in Ukraine.

Visit of representatives of Canadian universities

On February 11, 2013 in the framework of their visit to Ukraine representatives of Canadian universities took part in the seminar "Strengthening the Ukrainian-Canadian higher education partnerships" in the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. This event was organized by the Union of Rectors of Higher Educational Institutions of Ukraine and the Canadian Bureau for International Education. The purpose of this seminar was to promote dialogue between leaders of Ukrainian and Canadian universities. Yevhen Sulima, Deputy Minister of Education and Science, Youth and Sports of Ukraine, H.E. Mr. Troy Lulashnyk , Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Canada to Ukraine, Vasyl Kremen, President of the National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine, Leonid Huberskiy, Head of the Union of Rectors of Higher Educational Institutions of Ukraine, Rector of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Karen McBride, President of the Canadian Bureau for International Education, took part in the seminar. NTUU "KPI" was represented at the meeting by Deputy Vice-Rector for International Relations Yevhen Polischuk.