Svetlana Viktorovna Shvedova, Vice-Rector for International Affairs, presented the University Internationalization Strategy 2021-2030 at the Academic Council of DSTU on February 26, 2021.
An important direction of the Strategy is the implementation of internationalization tools into vocational education programs. “The issues of internationalization are relevant for the existing system of vocational education and should be resolved in accordance with international practice, taking into account the existing advantages in the educational activities of DSTU,” mentioned Svetlana Viktorovna.
To contribute to the Bologna tools implementation through HE and VET alliance establishment via transparent, national and international, educational standards and comparable learning tools and teaching standards development.
More than 27 teachers and employees of DSTU completed the online training “Pedagogical ECTS/ Tuning modular system” and the online training “QA English for specific purposes”, and received international certificates. Currently, educational modules are being developed to improve the competencies of lecturers of vocational education, taking into account all the requirements of international standards.
In the future, it is planned to establish long-term platform/network for HE & VET cooperation via transparent, national and international, educational standards and comparable learning tools and teaching standards implementation in accordance with Bologna criteria.