The meeting with the School Principals was held at the University
November9, the meeting with the School Principals was held at Sumy National Agrarian University. The main issues were related to the schools’ green areas development, healthy nutrition and innovative teaching methods.
The Rector, VolodymyrLadyka,emphasized that the goal of meeting is to find the possible ways of cooperation and coordination between University and local schools. Several projects of possible future cooperation were presented to the audience. TetianaMelnyk presented the project “The School is a Territory of Comfort”, which is aimed at changing the campus of educational institutions creating new functional areas with the help of modern landscape design. The project “Technologies of Schoolchildren Healthy Nutrition” was presented by Oksana Melnyk and FedirPertsev. The speakers emphasized that proper and rational nutrition is one of the main prerequisites for a child's health, and therefore, the new healthy nourishing menu for school canteens should be developed.The presentation «InnovativeTeachingMethods: ProblemBasedLearning (PBL)»was offered by Inna Lozynska. ValeriiZhmailovmade several proposals for further cooperation and use of the university opportunities in the educational process of local schools. Among them are: training for external independent evaluation, giving lectures and trainings for school teachers, conducting trainings for senior pupils at the School of Leadership of SNAU, etc. The educational and scientific laboratories of our universitywere presented at the meeting “Integration of Sumy National Agrarian University and schools of Sumy in the context of the educational reforms”. The school principalswere able to get acquainted with the whole program. Thus, they can realize their opportunities and see the perspectives in the future cooperation with Sumy National Agrarian University.