The Flagship University participates in a large-scale initiative to introduce project management in schools of the region
USU initiates this project in partnership with FIRO RANEPA. The supervisor is Pavel Rabinovich, director of the center for educational projects at FIRO, PhD in Engineering. The first step is to hold the KosmOdis festival as a point of contact between schools and Ulyanovsk State University in forming the culture of project activities.
September 26, the Ministry of Education and Science of the Ulyanovsk Region
held a working meeting to organize the KosmOdis Festival in Ulyanovsk, which
was attended by Vice-Rector for Innovative Development Natalya Ilyina,
Vice-Rector for Pre-University Education and Student Enrollment Elena Guzenko and Head of the Department for
Pre-University Education Liliya Khamidullina . The
meeting chaired by Natalya Semyonova, Minister of Education and Science of the
Ulyanovsk Region, discussed the organization and holding key events of the festival with the
involvement of specialists from universities, as well as the possibility of
organizing master classes and refresher courses for teachers to implement
project activities in the framework of the national project “Education”.
The CosmOdis Festival is aimed at developing the motivation to learn in children and adolescents, scientific and technical creativity, to develop the skills of design, research and design activities, to promote the choice of professions in engineering.
Deputy Minister of Education and Science of the Ulyanovsk Region Alexey Shklyar, Director of the Center for Educational and Design and Research Activities of the Institute for the Development of Education Tamara Ashlapova and experts from I.N. Ulyanov Ulyanovsk State Pedagogical University took part in the discussion of important issues of development and popularization of project training in the region.
Pavel Rabinovich, who was present at the meeting, said that “CosmOdis” can become a platform where science, creativity and imagination will be materialized into socially significant and useful developments.