Roundtable “Leadership of Ukrainian Universities in the context of International Ranking Criteria” (12.06.2023, online)
On 12 May 2023, the roundtable “Leadership of Ukrainian Universities in the context of International Ranking Criteria” was held. The organizers of the event were National Erasmus+ Office in Ukraine, Higher Education Reform Experts (HERE) jointly with the Sumy State University, National Academy of Educational Sciences of Ukraine and the Institute of Higher Education, NAESU.
About 130 participants joined the event.
Iryna DRACH, Director of the Institute of Higher Education, NAESU and Anatoliy VASYLYEV, Academic Council Chairman and Adviser to the Rector of the Sumy State University addressed the participants of the roundtable with a welcome speeches.
Oleg SHAROV, Director General, Directorate of Vocational Pre-Tertiary and Higher Education, Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, HERE highlighted the system mechanisms and criteria for evaluating the activities of universities in Ukraine (“funding formula”, research activity attestation, accreditation, etc.).
Criteria for general and subject international university rankings were presented by Volodymyr LUGOVYY, First Vice-President, National Academy of Educational Sciences of Ukraine, HERE.
Petro SAUKH, Academician-secretary of the Unit of Higher Education of the National Academy of Educational Sciences of Ukraine focused on the main functions and mission of the leading university.
The experience of the Sumy State University regarding international, national and intra-university rankings as motivators of quality and success was presented by Anatoliy VASYLIYEV, the Rector of the Sumy State University until 2022.
Zhanna TALANOVA, NEO-Ukraine manager and Yuriy RASHKEVYCH, Member of the National Qualifications Agency, Professor of the Lviv Polytechnic National University, HERE highlighted the issue of evaluating the quality of teaching and learning in Ukraine in the context of academic reputation and reputation among employers.
Prospects and challenges of modernization of the university network in the context of European integration and recovery of Ukraine were presented by Volodymyr BAKHRUSHYN, the Higher Education Sector Chairman of the Methodical Council under the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, Professor of the National University “Zaporizhzhia Polytechnic”, HERE and Vadym ZAKHARCHENKO, Vice-Rector, National University “Odessa Maritime Academy”, HERE.
Agenda and presentations are available via the link.