A seminar "Experimental and innovative activity in the field of education as an engine of modernization and development of the education system taking into account the main directions of the socio-economic development of the Russian Federation and the implementation of priority directions of the state policy of the Russian Federation in the field of education" is being held at Kazan Federal University today.
It was organized by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation with the support of Financial Expert Systems, a limited liability company with the aim of presenting and discussing cases of successful implementation of innovative projects in the field of education in the context of modern trends in the development of education and state policy to support and develop federal innovation platforms .
At the beginning of the seminar, Deputy Director for Research at the Institute of Psychology and Education, Director of the Situation Analytical Center of Kazan Federal University Timirkhan Alishev addressed a welcoming speech to its participants. He spoke about Kazan University, noting that more than 50,200 people are studying at the university today, including about 10 thousand foreign students. Speaking, Timirkhan Bulatovich said that Kazan Federal University is a participant in Project 5-100, aimed at improving the international competitiveness of Russian educational institutions. In 2019, KFU entered the hundred of the best universities in the world in the subject rating “Education” (among the Russian universities in the ranking it ranks 1st).
“It is very pleasant that the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation has chosen the venue of the Kazan Federal University for holding a seminar related to experimental and innovative activities in higher education. Now the higher education system in the Russian Federation is undergoing a significant transformation. This is due both to internal initiatives within the framework of national projects and to external challenges related to the export requirements of Russian education. Our education must be competitive. Of course, this cannot be done without the initiatives that are born within universities, but any initiative must be supported, the necessary conditions must be created so that it develops to a certain extent and its effectiveness can be evaluated, ”T. Alishev said in an interview MEDIA.
During the seminar, its participants, who are representatives of innovative platforms of universities, share their experience in implementing innovative and experimental educational projects.
“Federal innovation platforms are aimed at the development of universities and the development of technologies that can later be applied to other higher education organizations. One of these sites works at the university. It is associated with the development of an adapted educational program to support children with autism spectrum disorders. Today we will hear a report on how this wonderful initiative is being implemented, ”T. Alishev noted.
The seminar dedicated to experimental and innovative activities in the field of education is attended by 105 representatives of more than 50 Russian universities. The range of issues discussed: management of innovative projects in an educational organization; ensuring the sustainability of innovation in the context of the transformation of education; ways of transition from innovation to evidence-based education policy; ways to coordinate innovative activity in education in the Russian Federation; designing innovative activities in education in terms of network interaction.