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On problems of quality of higher professional education

V.P. Solovyov, T.A. Pereskokova
80,00 Р

UDC 378-044.3:005.6 


V.P. Soloviev is Cand.Sci (Engineering), Prof. at National University of Science and Technology “MISiS”; and T.A. Pereskokova is Cand.Sci. (Pedagogy), Ass. Prof. at Stary Oskol brunch of Russian Geological University (MGRI) e-mail:


Examined is the problem of achieving the quality of education of university graduates in implementation of competence-based learning. Shown is that when assessing quality, it is necessary to focus on achieved level of compliance with requirements. The project of the higher education reform of the Ministry of Education and Science is analyzed from the standpoint of implementation of the competence-based approach in vocational education. Attention is drawn to the need to make adjustments to the formulation of competencies of graduates, and to develop real mechanisms for achievement of such by university graduates.

Key words: quality of education, competencies, competencies, educational standards, reform of higher education, classroom teaching system.



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