Internal trainings for KrNU lecturers within the framework of the dComFra project

From June 24 till June 26 trainings were held at our University for the staff of the Department of Electronics and Computer Engineering and the Institute of Electromechanics, Energy Saving and Control Systems within the implementation of the European Union Erasmus+ KA2 №598236-EPP-1-2018-1-LT-EPPKA2-CBHE-SP project – the Digital competence framework for Ukrainian teachers and other citizens (dConFra). The purpose of this event was to train the contingent of lecturers for teaching in the KrNU Office of Digital Competences.

As previously reported, in May this year, an Office of Digital Competences was created at our University. According to the roadmap of the dComFra project, Ukrainian teachers and other categories of citizens of Ukraine will improve the skills in the field of digital competences in this Office. Such an office will be the only one in Poltava region that will be accredited for certification according to the European Computer Driven License (ECDL), and will be able to accept people who wish to obtain a certificate from Poltava and neighboring (Dnipropetrovsk, Kirovohrad, Cherkasy, Zaporizhzhia, etc.) regions, as, according to the project, similar offices will be established in Kyiv, Kharkiv, Pokrovsk, Chernivtsi and Kremenchuk..

This event was covered in the local press (KREMENCHUKTODAY) and at the site of the Ministry of Education of Ukraine “Novyny oblastei”.

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dComFra Trainings at KNUCA

20/06/2020

The objectives of the KA2 №598236-EPP-1-2018-1-LT-EPPKA2-CBHE-SP project “Digital competence framework for Ukrainian teachers and other citizens” (dComFra) of the European Union Erasmus + provided dissemination of best practices in reforming the professional training of teachers, as well as the use of digital knowledge and skills in the work of teachers, everyday life and professional activities of citizens of Ukraine. In the project, participants have the opportunity to participate in trainings during which leading experts from European partner universities share their experience in the use of modern information technology in the organization of the educational process.

Due to quarantine measures, regular training was held on May 25-27, 2020 by video conference. The purpose of the online training was to prepare trainers for teaching in the Digital Competences Offices, a network of which was created within the dComFra project on the basis of Ukrainian partner universities. The faculties of Ukrainian universities were presented with developments in the acquisition of digital skills by students of European universities and the use of modern information technology in the educational process. Professors from Vytautas Magnus University (Kaunas, Lithuania), Czech University of Life Sciences (Prague, Czech Republic), Carinthian University of Applied Science (Villach, Austria), Polytechnic University of Bucharest (Bucharest, Romania), Pedagogical University of Cracow (Krakow, Poland), Public Institution Information Technologies Institute (Kaunas, Lithuania).

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dComFra Trainings at KNUCA

20/06/2020

The objectives of the KA2 №598236-EPP-1-2018-1-LT-EPPKA2-CBHE-SP project “Digital competence framework for Ukrainian teachers and other citizens” (dComFra) of the European Union Erasmus + provided dissemination of best practices in reforming the professional training of teachers, as well as the use of digital knowledge and skills in the work of teachers, everyday life and professional activities of citizens of Ukraine. In the project, participants have the opportunity to participate in trainings during which leading experts from European partner universities share their experience in the use of modern information technology in the organization of the educational process.

Due to quarantine measures, regular training was held on May 25-27, 2020 by video conference. The purpose of the online training was to prepare trainers for teaching in the Digital Competences Offices, a network of which was created within the dComFra project on the basis of Ukrainian partner universities. The faculties of Ukrainian universities were presented with developments in the acquisition of digital skills by students of European universities and the use of modern information technology in the educational process. Professors from Vytautas Magnus University (Kaunas, Lithuania), Czech University of Life Sciences (Prague, Czech Republic), Carinthian University of Applied Science (Villach, Austria), Polytechnic University of Bucharest (Bucharest, Romania), Pedagogical University of Cracow (Krakow, Poland), Public Institution Information Technologies Institute (Kaunas, Lithuania).

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Meeting of the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Latvia with leading scientists of KrNU and presentation of DC-office

On June 3, 2020, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Latvia to Ukraine Mr. Juris Poikans visited Kremenchuk Mykhailo Ostrohradskyi National University as part of a visit to our city. The Ambassador was accompanied by the Third Secretary of the Embassy of the Republic of Latvia in Ukraine Mr. Edvins Severs and the Deputy Director of the Kremenchuk Institute for International Development Andriy Melnyk.

The Latvian diplomat met a group of scientists of technical, ecological, historical and economic directions of the University headed by the first vice-rector prof. Volodymyr Nykyforov.

The meeting began with a mini-excursion to the laboratory for processing powerful energy flows, where Prof. Oleksandr Salenko acquainted the guests with a functionally-oriented approach to the development of heat-resistant materials for the space industry.

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Ukrainian national digital coalition “Coalition of digital transformation”

The coalition made by the initiative of the ERASMUS+ project-working group: КА2 CBHE dComFra – “Digital competence framework for Ukrainian teachers and other citizens” 598236-EPP-1-2018-1-LT-EPPKA2-CBHE-SP.
Public Union “HIGH-TECH office Ukraine” and all-Ukrainian public organization “Ukrainian Association of information technology specialists” were elected as partners-coordinators of the coalition.

The Memorandum signing ceremony regarding to creation of the Ukrainian national digital coalition “Coalition of digital transformation” took place on September 5 in the News Agency “UKRINFORM” (https://www.ukrinform.ua/rubric-presshall/2772462-stvorenna-koalicii-cifrovoi-transformacii.html)
The “Coalition of digital transformation” includes 46 public and private institutions and organizations, educational institutions and public organizations.

During the signing was emphasize, that the digital transformation of the economy and society is one of the significant factors of economic growth, job creation, improving the life quality of citizens and the development of democracy in Ukraine.

Specified, that activities of the “Coalition of digital transformation” will straightened on consolidating and coordinating the initiatives and efforts of all partners in the field of digital development and Ukrainian integration to the European digital space (EU Single digital market).

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All Digtal Week at NTU “KhPI”

The NTU “KhPI” held a week of webinars “Know, be able, use! All Digital Week. ” The All Digital Week event was held from March 23 to 26, 2020. in collaboration with the international project “dComFra – Digital competence framework for Ukrainian teachers and other citizens / dComFra (No. 598236-EPP-1-2018-1-LT-EPPKA2-CBHE-SP).”
In the framework of online seminars, teachers, scientists and other participants from different cities of Ukraine improved their basic digital and information skills. The organizers and speakers of the events were employees of the KhPI Scientific and Technical Library and the Department of Information Systems of NTU KhPI. According to the results of webinars, participants received certificates.

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Webinar under All Digital Week

The Department of Systems Engineering of NURE, as part of the Erasmus + dComFra project, has joined the European initiative All Digital Week. On 27 March, 2020 the Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation Features Webinar for Teachers was held on the MS PowerPoint teaching methodology and its peculiarities for designing presentations for school lessons in various subjects.

 During the webinar examples of presentations for the lessons of computer science, geography, mother tongue and foreign language were presented; varieties and features of using animations in the PowerPoint application; the capabilities of the application to create your own graphic objects. The skills of working with this and other similar applications can be useful for conducting online lessons or for testing pupils’ knowledge.

Safer Internet Day at NTU “KhPI”

On February 5-25, 2020, within the framework of the international event SAFER INTERNET DAY (SID2020), the Department of Information Systems of NTU “KhPI” with leading higher educational institutions and networking academies of Cisco, with the support of the Institute for Modernization of Educational Content, conducted an online lesson “Internet: How to Play, Learn and Work Safely” .
The digital development and integration of Ukraine into the European Digital Space (EU Single Digital Market) means improving the digital skills of young people and society as a whole in order to increase the employment rate of the population and the effective use of digital opportunities. Certification of knowledge and training in the field of “Informatics and information technology” as a means of increasing competencies.
It was conducted by Assistant Professor Nataliia Dzheniuk and Associate Professor Maksym Tolkachov. Educational institutions of Kharkiv, Poltava, Sumy and Chernihiv regions were connected to the online lesson. Students, students, teachers and others wished to attend the event were among the attendees. Two classes were organized for registration: the first – for students of Kharkiv and Sumy regions, the second – for students of Poltava and Chernihiv regions. There were over 3500 registered.
The speakers were Baranovsky O., Ph.D., CISSP, CISM, CEH, CHFI, Associate Professor of the Information Security Department of the National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute” and Baranenko RV, Professor of the Professional and Specialty Department disciplines of the Kherson faculty of Odessa State University of Internal Affairs.
The students were interested in the process of increasing their competence in the field of information technology. They look forward to new training courses and the ability to validate digital competencies by certification.
Information on the dComFra project and on the Digital Transformation Coalition was welcomed.
This year our Department of Information Systems is not the first time participating in the international event SAFER INTERNET DAY.

Info Day 2020 at NTU KhPI

Day of open doors «Vacations with the Polytech» was hold in NTU “KhPI” for prospective students and their parents. The department of Information Systems presented developments accomplished within dComFra project and proposed to take part in the coming trainings.

Info Day at NTU KhPI

17 November 2019. Day of open doors was hold in NTU “KhPI” for prospective students and their parents. The department of Information Systems presented developments accomplished within dComfra project and proposed to take part in the coming trainings.