Pedagogical Education in North-Caucasus Federal University


North-Caucasus Federal University

Institute of Humanities; Institute of Life Sciences; Institute of Engineering; Institute of Information Technologies and Telecommunications; Institute of Mathematics and Natural Sciences; Institute of Education and Social Sciences; Institute of Law

Bachelor's program, Master's program

Awards and achievements. International professional-public accreditation was carried out by the National Centre for Public Accreditation in 2016.

Teaching staff. The academic degree holders ratio is 93%. The heads and leading teachers of educational institutions of Stavropol and the StavropolTerritory are engaged in the educational process.

Facilities and resources. The educational programs are fully supported with academic documentation and materials; students have access to institute research centers, databases, library funds and the electronic library system.

Research. Professor A.A. Levitskaia has developed the scientific and methodological concept of the Russian language and literature teaching development including practical recommendations for the development and introduction of effective education models aimed at transmitting ethnocultural heritage and national cultures of the peoples of Russia in the broad all-Russian and the world cultural and civilizational context.

Research is conducted as part of the scientific schools: "Innovative Development of Continuing Education Strategies in the Context of Socio-Cultural Dynamics" (under the direction of Professor V.K. Shapovalov); "Physical Training and Sports in Pedagogical Anthropology" (under the direction of Professor V.N. Kurys), advanced research areas (resource saving and green IT technologies in education; chronobiological aspects of neuroendocrine adaptation mechanisms, etc.).

Education. The following technologies are used: personality development technologies, electronic and distance education technologies, Smart technologies, state-of-the-art evaluation technologies, case technologies.

Strategic partners. The university cooperates with University of Ljubljana (Slovenia), Sapienza University of Rome (Italy), V.I.VernadskyCrimeanFederalUniversity, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad (Iran), and other HEIs.

International projects and programs. The university implements the international European grant "European resource saving trends in Computer Science teacher training" (the Erasmus+ Jean Monnet Module program) focused on the development of graduates' readiness to use innovative training methods based on resource saving technologies and green IT; the grant provided by the Republic of Kazakhstan for delivering lectures at the L.N.GumilyovEurasianNationalUniversity (Astana) and for advanced training of its teachers and doctoral students.

Competitive advantages. The teaching staff is highly qualified; employers' representatives are engaged in the educational process; the university uses state-of-the-art pedagogical technologies, training and laboratory equipment, information support; practical training facilities are available; students annually participate in professional and scientific contests of all levels.