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Looking for some opportunities to train your professional skills, discover new fields, or present your project? Here are six winter schools, both on- and offline, that are a great chance to boost your knowledge and skills, as well as practice your English!
This year, Antonina Fedorova, a practicing psychologist and soft skills lecturer, received an award for achievements in education. Read on to learn how the winner of the EduStars contest manages to build trust with her students, why professional deformation isn’t always a bad thing, and what makes a successful speech.
Following Team Spirit’s win in the Dota 2 world championship The International 10, Russian experts have once again begun to discuss the development prospect of esports and whether it could one day become a recognized Olympic sport. How should this be done? Do universities need educational programs in esports? And how does gaming affect players’ health? These and other questions were discussed at a TASS press conference on the development of esports.
Last year, ITMO launched its own award for achievements in education, which was granted to lecturers who apply best practices in their work. ITMO.NEWS talked to Alexander Mayatin, winner of the ITMO.EduStars track of the contest and an associate professor at ITMO’s Information Technologies and Programming Faculty, and asked how it feels to work at an IT university for someone with a PhD in pedagogy, why teaching is different at school and at uni, and what principles guide his own work.
Today, on October 25, the 19th national forum Strategic Planning of the Regions and Cities of Russia began with a plenary session titled Strategic Talk: Rectors on the Future. ITMO University’s Rector Vladimir Vasilyev shared the strategies universities must focus on and what ITMO does to achieve sustainable development goals.
The EduEnvi program concluded with a final conference at ITMO University that brought together representatives of six Russian and Kazakh universities with European partners joining online. Read on to learn the main results of the four-year-long project and its prospects.
In continuation of our interview series with winners of the ITMO.EduLeaders contest, we’ve talked to Yury Andreev, deputy dean of ITMO’s Faculty of Control Systems and Robotics, who told us how to better understand one’s students and what kind of feedback he values most.
On September 8, ITMO University hosted an official closing ceremony of the ITMO.Expert online course on technologies for personalized learning. During the ceremony, the final results were summed up and over 60 participants, including ITMO staff, mentors, and students, received their professional development certificates.
In continuation of our interview series with winners of the ITMO.EduLeaders contest, we’ve talked to Maria Moskalenko, an assistant at the Faculty of Control Systems and Robotics, and winner of the EduStars track. We asked her about her career in programming and transition to teaching, ways to engage students, and her hobbies.
In another interview of the ITMO.EduLeaders series, we talked to Valeria Limonova, a lecturer in soft skills, about the ways a humanities student can fit in with physicists, how to cope with the impostor syndrome, and the need to always prepare for public speeches.