Uzhhorod National University won the highest award at the XXVI International Exhibition "Education and Careers – Students’ Day 2014"
State Higher Educational Institution "Uzhhorod National University" participated in the XXVI International specialized exhibition "Education and Careers – Students’ Day 2014", which took place in Kyiv at the National center for business and cultural cooperation "Ukrainian House" from the 13th to the 15th of November, 2014.
The organizers of the exhibition were the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine and Association "Znannya" of Ukraine. The opening ceremony was attended by the Chairperson of the Committee on Science and Education of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Lilia Hrynevych, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine Pavlo Polyanskyy, the President of Association "Znannya" of Ukraine and the President of the National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine Vasyl Kremen, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Canada to Ukraine Roman Vashchuk, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Ukraine Ivan Pochukh, Deputy of the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Poland to Ukraine Dariusz Hurchynskyy, the First Secretary of the Embassy of Israel in Ukraine Vlad Lerner, Advisor for Culture and Cooperation, Director of the French Institute in Ukraine Eric Tosatti.
The exhibition is the largest event in Ukraine dealing with higher education in our country and abroad, allowing people to get information directly from representatives of universities. This year the event was attended by more than 100 Ukrainian and foreign universities and educational organizations from Great Britain, the Czech Republic, Cyprus, Israel, Poland, France, Austria, Australia, Ireland and Germany. "Education and Careers" is the first educational exhibition, which was given the status of international one in accordance with the instructions of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine in 2008.
The exhibition program provides seminars and "round" tables on the issues of international cooperation in the field of education and implementation of new technologies. Presentations of domestic and foreign schools, youth programs, student exchange programs take place here.
Traditionally, organizers arranged a competition in different categories among the universities which participated in the exhibition "Education and Careers - 2014". The winners of all categories were awarded Grand Prix, gold, silver and bronze medals. The jury members were the representatives of the Institute for Innovative Technology and Education Content of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, the Board of Association “Znannya” of Ukraine and the Board of Directors of the Centre "Exhibitions and presentations" of Association "Znannya".
This year UzhNU took part in the competition and won the highest award - the Grand Prix in the category "Publication of textbooks and manuals of new generation."
Education and Research Institute of Information and Communication Technologies of UzhNU presented the methodology of creation of e-learning multimedia materials and examples of electronic books to honorable members of the jury.
The nominated work was prepared by the staff of ERI ICT (O.Dubiv, O. Kuruts, V. Volfsberger and A.Yarosh) including the largest contribution of Professor, Head of the laboratory of multimedia technologies Volodymyr Nelyubov, who proposed the methodology described in the work. All participants were awarded diplomas "For active participation in exhibition seminars and presentation of educational innovative technologies."
The exhibition focuses on applicants and students. Presentations of domestic and foreign educational institutions, youth programs and student exchange programs take place at the exhibition. Experience of cooperation with European countries in the fields of education and youth employment is studied.
The staff of the Institute of Information and Communication Technologies and the Department of International Educational and Scientific Cooperation of SHEI "UzhNU" actively communicated with future students and their parents, participated in round tables and presentations taking place during the exhibition. In particular, there were presentations of Erasmus+ Program: Educational mobility and cooperation for innovation and exchange of good practices (National Erasmus+ Office in Ukraine); "Education and Research in Germany" by German Academic Exchange Service DAAD; Presentation of Polish universities - Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Poland Ready, Study, Go! Poland; Presentation "Higher education in France: admission information for Ukrainian applicants; scholarship programs. "
The stand of Uzhhorod National University is very popular with visitors every year. High evaluation of our institution’s achievements by the jury demonstrates its strong position in the national system of higher education.
Acting Director of the Educational and Research Institute of Information and Communication Technologies
Deputy chair of the Department of International Educational and Scientific Cooperation