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9 August 2019
INTERNATIONAL FORUM "QUALITY ASSURANCE: EHEA TRENDS AND INNOVATIONS" OPENING CEREMONY HELD AT DSTU
On August 9, 2019, the international forum "Quality Assurance: EHEA Trends and Innovations" opening ceremony was held at the university. DSTU hosts guests from universities of Ireland, Poland, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Russia, and also Rostov region government, Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, Federal Agency Rossotrudnichestvo.
The event was organized in the framework of the department Jean Monnet Chair on European Best Practices of Quality Assurance, the 30-th anniversary programme Jean Monnet Activities and the 20-th anniversary of the Bologna Declaration.
– In fact, the work within the European Commission programme and the Bologna process enabled to consolidate the educational space of different European countries. Consolidation was also important for Russian universities – both federal and regional ones. They got a new impetus for further development, – said the first Deputy Governor of the Rostov region Igor Guskov.
On the first day the topic "Russian education in the context of integration processes" was discussed. The participants of the panel discussion learned not only about the experience of Russian universities system forming-up and developing, but also about the best practices of increasing the higher education quality in Europe.
– Universities have a common task – it is training of highly qualified personnel. So we must solve it together. DSTU, for example, has been following this way for a long time. We participate in integration processes, have many partners abroad, establish representative offices in other countries. So, recently Don Institute STU-DSTU has been opened in China, – said DSTU rector Besarion Meskhi.
The panel discussion was moderated by rector of Moscow State University of Geodesy and Cartography (Moscow) Nadezhda Kamynina. Head of the Quality and internationalization service of Jagiellonian University (Poland) Marek Frankovich, head of the Department of international education of the Ministry of higher education of Ireland Gerry O'Sullivan became the speakers of the discussion.
Also presentations were made by DSTU representatives– Vice-rector for International Affairs Svetlana Shvedova, Head of DSTU Department "Pedagogical measurement" Nadezhda Efremova, Head of the Resource Center for International Affairs Konstantin Polyakov.
The forum finished on August 10, 2019. On this day, the round tables were focused on comparative studies of the education quality, evaluation of educational activities, learning technologies diversity.