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The third interview of the ITMO.EduLeaders Winners series stars Alexey Peregudin, an assistant at ITMO’s Faculty of Control Systems and Robotics, who shares more about how he got into teaching, why he doesn’t hide his student mischiefs, and what he’s planning next.
Konstantin Pravdin, an employee at ITMO’s Faculty of Control Systems and Robotics, received the Gazprom Neft Award in the Go Digital category at the annual We Are in the Future conference. His YouTube channel with content on mathematics was named the best digital learning solution.
ITMO University is adding more options for thesis defense. In addition to the Startup as Thesis and Art Project as Thesis initiatives, students will soon be able to defend their thesis as a scientific article.
ITMO.NEWS continues to share the stories of the ITMO.EduLeaders winners and presents Yulia Romanenko, a soft skills lecturer. In this interview, Yulia spoke about why she left a large retail company for the university, how she balances her family and work life, and why soft skills are essential for students of all specializations.
ITMO.NEWS presents a new series of publications about the winners of the ITMO.EduLeaders competition where they talk about themselves, their career paths, and the best practices. The first guest of the series is Ekaterina Tyurikova, a lecturer at ITMO’s Faculty of Energy and Ecotechnology, who spoke about her teaching style, attitude towards students, and gaming in education.
Hypothetical trains, ballistic missiles, and social elevators – these were some of the concepts at play during the panel discussion Live and Learn: Educational Trajectories of Young Professionals and Skills of the Future held as part of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF 2021). Among the participants was Alexandr Kapitonov, dean of ITMO University’s Faculty of Infocommunication Technologies. We wrote down the most intriguing snippets, opinions, and learning points of the meeting.
Today, on June 4, the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2021 (SPIEF-2021) featured a discussion on innovative educational technologies in the service of business. During the session, ITMO’s First Vice Rector Daria Kozlova spoke about how the pandemic has accelerated the university’s digital transformation and highlighted the benefits of cooperation between different educational platforms.
Today, on June 2, a discussion on the current state and growth trends in Russian entrepreneurial education was held as part of St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2021 (SPIEF-2021). During the session, ITMO University Rector Vladimir Vasilyev expressed his opinion on the qualities an entrepreneur must possess and how higher education can help foster them in students.
On May 24-25, ITMO University hosted ITMO.OPEN: Educational Practices, a conference for teaching and administrative staff of Russian universities. The participants discussed current trends, challenges, and issues of higher education. One of the event’s roundtable discussions focused on the role of a dean. Heads of ITMO’s structural units shared their experience with modernization, student outreach, and talent search.
In addition to 1,300+ lecturers and professors, ITMO University has more than 3,500 members of administrative staff. They organize classes, provide the university with scientific and office equipment, create digital spaces like ISU and physical spaces like the coworking areas, run the libraries, deal with endless paperwork, and much more. And amongst them are our very own students! Meet one of them: Sofia Antipova, a third-year Bachelor’s student, ecologist, and ITMO staff member.