Nikolai Yatselenko, Deputy Minister of Digital Development, Telecommunications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation once again reminded universities of the importance of "the Digital Departments" project.
Vitaly Grishkin, Director of the Department for Coordinating the activities of educational organizations, explained the concept of the Digital Chairs project.
Yulia Goryachkina, Deputy Director for Personnel for the Digital Economy, ANO Digital Economy, spoke about the support that this organization will provide to universities. She clarified that the organization is now forming a pool of strong experts who will help the "Digital Chairs" in the development of educational programs.
Irina Zhukova, acting Director of the FGANU SOCIOCENTR", in her speech repeatedly focused on the fact that universities now have to build the work of the Digital Departments in accordance with their digital transformation strategies.
Svetlana Sokolova, Head of the Assessment Center at Innopolis University, introduced the universities in detail to the mechanics of the Assessment Center for students. She noted that the assessment fund already includes more than 3,000 test items and over 300 case studies from various industries. The fund will be constantly updated.
In the second part of the discussion, the leading universities of the country share their experience and cases on the implementation of professional retraining programs and additional educational programs in IT areas: RANEPA, Kazan National Research Technological University, North-Caucasian Federal University, UNN. N.I. Lobachevsky, Siberian State Medical University, Volgograd State Technical University, St. Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation.
The meeting lasted almost 5 hours in total, brought together about 600 participants online and offline, about 60 questions were asked to the speakers! The figures speak for themselves: the discussion was a success - it turned out to be lively, useful and productive.