Суспільство і наука
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.
On October 16, 2012 the president of the University of Kyoto (Japan), Professor Hiroshi Matsumoto with the assistance of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan in Ukraine Y.E.Mr. Toichi Sakata delivered а lecturer at NTUU”KPI”. The subject of the lecture was «Two paradoxes in Science and Economic Growth. Are we Heading in the Right Direction?»