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College of Tourism invites to participate in International Research and Practice Conference “Development of vocational education establishments in accordance with job market demands”

Purpose: creating of mechanisms and means providing matching of activity of vocational education establishments with job market demands

Place: College of Tourism of St.-Petersburg (St.-Petersburg, Obvodny Canal emb., b.154 lit. A)

Period: 17 – 18 of May, 2018

The Agenda of the Conference:

  1. International experience of social partnership in vocational education.
  2. International experience of holding professional skills competitions.
  3. Experience of estimation and certification of occupational classifications in accordance with employers’ demands.
  4. Assistance in professional identity and employment of the youth.
  5. Implementation of European countries experience in practice of vocational education.
  6. Experience of dual education implementation.
  7. Demonstrational examination as the new form of estimating graduates’ competences.

The conference includes reports of St.-Petersburg Education Committee representatives as well as representatives of vocational education establishments of Azerbaijan, Finland, Italy, business managers and employers.

Participation in conference is possible in the following ways:

  • remote (publication of article in e-digest)
  • face-to-face (participation with/without publication, presentation of report within the framework of round table discussions, poster presentation)

It is also supposed to publish electronic digest with conference materials.

Working languages of the conference are Russian and English.

The Conference Program:

  • 17.05.2018 (1st day):
    10.30 – 11.00 – registration of participants;
    11.00 – 17.00 – plenary meeting;
    14.00 – 15.30 – excursions to innovative laboratories and training centers (for foreign participants and guests of the conference);
  • 18.05.2018 (2nd day):
    9.00 – 12.00 – excursion in English around St.-Petersburg by bus;
    13.00 – 16.00 – round table discussions of questions concerning creating and sustaining competitive capacity of vocational education establishments;

Some changes in the program are possible.

The conference is aimed at the following participants:

Principals of vocational education establishments, vice-principals, heads of departments, methodology experts, teachers, managers of marketing service, representatives of employers’ associations, managers of training centers, other specialists of vocational education establishments, postgraduates.

Conference attendance form can be sent to the e-mail: odpo8@mail.ru

Contact person for foreign participants - Liudmila Kuznetcova, Deputy Director for Additional Vocational Education and international activities.

Welcome to the Conference!

Best regards,

Organizing Committee

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