On September 14-15, 2020 within the framework of the international Erasmus+ project “New mechanisms of partnership-based governance and standardization of vocational teacher education in Ukraine (PAGOSTE)” the round table “Governance of vocational teacher education: bringing together stakeholders and matching interests” was held. It was organized by National Transport University.
The purpose of the event is a public discussion with stakeholders on the results of the national survey on the partnership-based governance of training for vocational teachers’ education institutions and the development of the roadmap for changes.
The round table was attended by the Ukrainian and EU partners, as well as stakeholders:
— university teachers involved in the training of vocational education teachers;
— directors and teachers of institutions of professional pre-higher and vocational education;
— representatives of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.
The European partners of the project: Thomas Deissinger, (University of Konstanz, Germany), Richard Fortmüller and Rosanna Steininger (Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria) and Giovanni Serra (Universita degli Studi Roma Tre, Italy) shared the experience of organizing teacher education governance in their countries.
The presentation on current problems and perspectives in vocational teacher education in Ukraine was made by Iryna Shumik (Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine).
Results of the national survey of the target groups on governance of vocational teacher education were presented by Viktoriia Kruchek (Institute of Vocational Education and Training of the NAES of Ukraine).
Results of survey on soft skills of vocational teachers in Ukraine were presented by the partners from Universita degli Studi Roma Tre.
During the round table, the moderated discussion was organized on the European experience, which can be useful for Ukrainian practice of vocational education.
The participants of the round table worked out the suggestions how to improve governance in vocational teacher education in Ukraine.