Guest lecture of Doctor of Sciences, Associate Professor Vuokko Kohtamäki (Research Group of Higher Education, Faculty of Management, University of Tampere, Republic of Finland)


October 31, 2018
Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University
On October 31, 2018, a meeting with the Doctor of Sciences, Associate Professor Vuokko Kohtamäki (Higher Education Research Group, Faculty of Management at the University of Tampere, Finland) was held on the basis of the Research Laboratory of Educology at Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University. The guests were greeted by N. Vinnikova, Doctor of Sciences in Philology, Associate Professor, Vice-Rector for Research at Boryis Grinchenko Kyiv University. S. Sysoieva, Doctor of Sciences in Pedagogy, Professor, Academician of National Academy of Educational Sciences of Ukraine was a moderator of the event.

Within the framework of the Erasmus+ Program on Academic and Scientific Mobility, V. Kohtamäki presented the results of her own research on modern development of higher education system in Finland. During the presentation, the peculiarities of the higher education reforming in Finland were considered, in particular, changes in the organization of educational activities of universities, normative legal and financial provision of university education. The researcher paid considerable attention to determining the advantages and disadvantages of granting autonomy to universities in Finland.
V. Kohtamäki’s presentation of the research results arose a lively interest among the participants of the event - students, post-graduate students and lecturers of the University. They had the opportunity to put questions to the speaker and discuss the main problems of the implementation of educational reforms in Finland and other European Union countries.
The main directions of further cooperation between the Research Group of Higher Education at the University of Tampere and the Research Laboratory of Educology at Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University were outlined during V. Kohtamäki's visit to the University.


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