VIII International Forum for Innovative Development «Open Innovations» will take place at Skolkovo Technopark on October 21 - 23, 2019 and will bring together world-class researchers, business representatives and officials.
The world is constantly shifting with the ever-changing dynamics of technology. With the new and promising technologies like the Internet of Things, Driverless Cars and Blockchain taking the forefront in this information age, one can only imagine what technology would be like in the decades to come. As per World Economic Forum, it is an estimate that around 65% of students entering into primary school today will be working on jobs that yet do not exist. This seems to be quite possible as most of the jobs existing today will be completely automated with the help of artificial intelligence. Thus, the question is, ‘how can schools begin to prepare students for careers in the future?'
In the context of globalization and integration into the international educational space, it is important to ensure the quality of higher education and increase the competitiveness of educational services. The main trends are internationalization, academic mobility and digitalization.
The national agency for quality assurance in science and higher education in the Republic of Croatia conducted a study on internationalization in the Croatian higher education area; there is a significant interest of higher education institutions in recruiting international students as one of the ways of enhancing the quality of study programs and higher education institutions; due to its geographic position, both a Mediterranean and Central European country, Croatia is a very attractive study abroad destination: five out of ten Croatian universities in total are located on the Adriatic Coast while others are situated in the continental area, including the largest Zagreb University.
In 2018 the National system of external quality assurance in education of the Republic of Moldova underwent certain changes. The reform, implemented in the context of the public administration transformation strategy for 2016-2020, included a number of organizational transformations of some entities accompanied by content-related aspects.
"The wind is rising! . . . We must try to live!" – this is how we can characterize the Brazilian educational policy. As long as the disputes among political parties, Ministry, Universities and Students do not abate in the country, education itself will be the first to suffer. Brazil is a huge country with different cultures, traditions and problems, so different that no one questions the fact that there are several Brazils in Brazil. The difference is compounded by the crises and variety of ideas on how to overcome them, similar to any country in a transition period. In such a wide and diverse context, the development of a universal public policy is not an easy task. Any decision affects millions of people. For example, only in the field of higher education in the country there are more than 8.2 million students, this is almost the entire population of a country like Israel.
During the International Conference on the Cooperation and Integration of Industry, Education, Research, and Application, held in China, a new cooperation agreement was signed between Lipetsk State Technical University and University of Science and Technology Liaoning.
Higher School of Economics will hold the X International Russian Higher Education Conference "Contributions of Higher Education to Society and Economy: Global, National and Local Perspectives" on October 23-25, 2019.
RUR Ranking Agency has published the Russian Universities Ranking 2019 with Lomonosov Moscow State University, MEPhI, and National Research Tomsk State University in Top 3.
Finnish officials want to remove individual school subjects from the curriculum: there will no longer be any classes in physics, math, literature, history, and geography.
The National Centre for Public Accreditation (Russia) and the Turkish Higher Education Quality Council (Turkey) have signed an agreement on bilateral cooperation in evaluation and accreditation of study programs and HEIs.
BRICS countries are stepping up technology transfer and transformation according to the conference held by the BRICS Technology Transfer Center in Kunming, China.
As part of the 5th Eastern Economic Forum the 20th India – Russia Annual Summit was held in Vladivostok. Following the summit, India and Russia adopted the joint statement ”Reaching new heights of cooperation through trust and partnership“.
The representatives of leading universities and colleges, the best boarding schools, language and summer schools in Britain will tell you about study abroad opportunities and prospects.
Representatives of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus reported that 27 Belarusian universities were ready to offer English-taught undergraduate programs (181 majors).
The first foreign branch of National Research Nuclear University MEPhI in Tashkent will train personnel for the nuclear industry in Uzbekistan.
The authorities of Novosibirsk State Agrarian University met with the representatives of Cambodia and Mongolia as part of the international forum “Asian Meetings”.
Minister of Higher and Secondary Special Education of the Republic of Uzbekistan Inomjon Majidov and US Ambassador to Uzbekistan Daniel Rosenblum discussed the development of cooperation in higher education.
The Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation Mikhail Kotyukov met with the delegation of the Ministry of Education of the United Arab Emirates headed by Minister Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi.
Georgian universities are going to offer free tuition to international students in a number of fields of study including winegrowing and enology.
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Volga State University of Technology offers Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Applied Informatics. It closely cooperates with regional enterprises including the Mari Machine-Building Plant and IT departments of banks and insurance companies.
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