In Tyumen Irina Sidorova presented the Yamal system of vocational education
7:37 1 июля 2014
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The director of the department of education of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug Irina Sidorova participated in the meeting, which took place in Tyumen regional parliament (Duma).
Representatives of legislative and executive bodies of the power of Tyumen Oblast, Yamal and Yugra became its participants. They discussed issues of education of qualified professional personnel.
As Irina Sidorova notes, the system of education of personnel for economy of Yamal is organized with consideration of state policy. Education is conducted in three scientific and educational complexes with centers in Salekhard, Noviy Urengoy and Noyabrsk. More that 8000 students receive education in 17 branches of higher education institutions, more than 4500 young workers and specialists on 66 professions and specializations receive education in 6 multidiscipline and multistage colleges and specialized schools. Basically, these are professions and specializations corresponding to priority branches of economy and directions of development of Yamal: transport sphere – about 700 students, power engineering – about 500, health protection and education – almost 400 students in each, exploration and production of natural resources — 350 people. The targeted admission on requests of employers reached 37 percent last year, 39 – this year.
According to the words of the head of Yamal education, 6 institutions were reorganized in 2011 into multidiscipline and multistage centers for education of personnel for creation of effective system of institutions of vocational education. They are distinguished with high flexibility of programs and ability quickly to change content of education in conformity with requirements of the labor market. Educational centers for professional qualifications were made within their structure. Inhabitants of Yamal raise the level of their qualification every year on their basis.
Affiliated enterprises of «Gazprom», «NOVATEK», «Rosneft», «Nortgaz» and others companies, enterprises of the public sector of the region are the basic partners in education of personnel. On an average 18 percent of students pass educational and production practical courses on enterprises provided with high-technological equipment and high-qualified employees. In the result of the taken measures, employment of graduates after finishing of education makes 98 percent, job placement – more than 50 percent. Thus, education of qualified workers and specialists is formed in the logic of the changing regional labor market.
Branches of higher education institutions of Tyumen Oblast participate in work of the scientific and educational complexes together with colleges and specialized schools in order to unite available resources on fulfillment of integrated programs of secondary and higher vocational education, what provides its uninterrupted character. Each fifth graduate from the 11th forms continues to study at Tyumen higher education institutions on budgetary and paid bases, on targeted places and with use of targeted educational subsidies.
During three years 165 school-leavers entered to 6 leading higher education institutions of the south of Tyumen Oblast on the targeted admission to budgetary places on such directions as medicine, building, oil and gas industry and others. 427 school-leavers of Yamal received targeted educational subsidies during three years.
By the information given to a correspondent of IA «Sever-Press» in the department of education of Yamal, in the end of the speech Irina Sidorova underlined the task of the Arctic development standing before Yamal. It will require for considerable alteration of the approach in amounts and directions of education of working and engineering-technical personnel.