All-Ukrainian Council of Deans of Agrarian Specialties at SNAU
On October 24, the Council of Deans of Agrarian Specialties (201 - agronomy, 202 - protection and plant quarantine, 203 - horticulture and viticulture) took place at Sumy National Agrarian University. Deans of agricultural institutions of higher education of BilaTserkva, Vinnytsia, Dnipro, Zhytomyr, Kyiv, Lviv, Mykolayiv, Odessa, Poltava, Uman, Kharkiv and Kherson participated in the meeting.
Valery Zhmailov, Vice-Rector for scientific, pedagogical and educational work of SNAU, addressed the audience with a welcoming speech.The meeting was also attended by Deputy Head of Sumy Regional State Administration MykolaPodoprygora, who welcomed the audience and focused on the problems of recruiting students to higher educational institutions and about the close cooperation of agrarian business with Sumy NAU.
During the meeting, the deans discussed the key issues of the development of agrarian specialties at higher education institutions. Among them: practical training of specialists and cooperation with the real sector of the economy, the formation of the prestige of agrarian specialties. The dean of the Faculty of Agrotechnologies and Natural Resources of Sumy NAU, Ihor Kovalenko, shared the experience of our university in co-operation with the agrarian business. The result of the meeting was also the approval of the plan of work of the educational-methodical council for 2018 - 2019 academic year.