II Week of Education of the SCO Member States
14.04.2009 10:43
The II Week of Education of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization member states with the motto Education Without Borders and the I Forum of the SCO Member States Rectors will be held on May 25- 29 in Moscow. Organizers of the events are the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia, the Federal Education Agency and the Russian Union of Rectors.

Opening of the Week of Education and the I Forum of Rectors will take place on May 26 in the Intellectual Center of the M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University Fundamental Library.

These events are held within the framework of Russias chairmanship of the SCO and are aimed at further deepening of integration processes in the field of education and science of the Organization member states.

Carrying out of these events is aimed at further developing and strengthening of cooperation between the SCO member states in the field of higher vocational education and science and will considerably contribute to distribution of the leading universities progressive experience in the field of improving of highly skilled personnel training, promoting of joint educational programs and projects in the SCO space, as well as strengthening of good-neighborly relations between the SCO member states, the press service message states.

Representatives of ministries of education, higher education institutions of the SCO member and observer states, as well as parliamentarians, politicians, eminent men of science, education and culture, officers of the SCO bodies and foreign policy departments of this organization member states, and other interested structures are expected to take part in them.

Plenary meetings dedicated to national educational systems achievements, current state and prospects of cooperation in the field of education of the SCO member states will be held within the framework of the Forum of Rectors on May 26 in the M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University Fundamental Library.

A conference, sittings and sessions will be held on May 27, in the course of which issues connected with the SCO University creation will be considered, including formation of the SCO member states educational systems cooperation infrastructure and this universitys role in joint highly skilled personnel training in the areas of education such as ecology, IT-technologies, energetics, nanotechnologies and regional studies.

On May 28 a meeting of the SCO member states continuing expert working group on cooperation in the field of education will be held, as well as roundtables will be organized within the framework of which it is foreseen to discuss problematics relating to linguistics and intercultural communication in the SCO higher education institutions, regional studies, formation of a single system of education statistics, development of national systems of qualifications, working out of curriculums of joint educational programs.

 

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