PARTICIPATION IN THE CONFERENCE “INNOVATING EDUCATION: INTERACTION BETWEEN THE STATE AND IT BUSINESS” (KYIV, JUNE 3, 2023)
On June 3, 2023, the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, together with the Ministry of Digital Transformation and the Ukrainian co-founding IT company Genesis, held the first large-scale conference “Innovating Education: Interaction of the State and IT Business”, which was attended by more than 1500 participants, in particular, educators, businessmen and government officials. The event was held simultaneously offline (Kyiv) and online.
Deputy Ministers of Education and Science of Ukraine Yevhen Kudriavets and Mykhailo Vynnytskyi spoke about the importance of educational innovations. Mykhailo Fedorov, Vice Prime Minister for Innovation, Development of Education, Science and Technology – Minister of Digital Transformation of Ukraine, noted that the team of the Ministry of Digital Transformation, together with the Ministry of Education and Science and on behalf of President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, is currently forming a vision of a new path for education. The key task is to develop a clear and understandable strategy for each educational level. This will enable bolder and faster changes to be made to provide Ukrainians with knowledge that meets the challenges of our time. Human capital development is a top priority. It was also emphasized that large IT companies are ready to contribute to the implementation of innovations in education. It is in cooperation with business that the IT-Generation program was implemented, the Diia.Osvita project is being improved, and preschool and general secondary education institutions are being provided with WI-FI in shelters, etc.
The conference was attended by Hanna Tereshchenko, Deputy Director for Scientific and Organizational Work, PhD in Economics, and other employees took part in the event using remote technologies.