From 26 to 28 of May 2017, with the initiative of a team of NGO “Osvitni Trendy” as well as organizational and media support NGO “Poruch” was a renewal of the international innovative educational and training of Academic Skills Program – “School of Academic Writing: From Theory to Practice”, that was conducted in Kyiv, in the “Kyiv National Economic University”. The purpose of the project – improving the professional competence in academic writing, with special emphasis on the practical component for everyone who is trying to change the quality of higher education in Ukraine. Target audience – university professors, scientists and interested parties who want to improve academic writing skills and their professional skills.
During the event, well-known scientific figures, participated as speakers, among them: Baysara Ludmila, Olga Guzhva, Yuri Kraschenko, Vitaly Klymchuk, Sergey Kurbatov, Nadiya Matviichuk-Soskina, Anatoliy Alekseyenko, Volodymyr Satsyk and Philip Seligej.
The school lasted for three days and combined the interactive lectures, workshops, case studies and practical creative tasks.
On the first day – the definition of the essence and significance of academic writing in the scientific environment was considered; Formation and development of the the productive language-style thinking in creating a high-quality text; Study of barriers and drivers of academic integrity, review of professional opportunities for teachers and scientists in Ukraine.
On the second day – a professional analysis of gaps in scientific studies, examination of contemporary international format publications, practical implementation of acquired skills in writing a scientific article was discussed and explained.
During the third day of training – the psychological analysis of the victory in grant applications and the analysis of a successful rating grant application; The practical application of acquired competencies in the development of a grant project were considered.
School attendees received Certificates of Participation.
Translated by Andriy Lashchuk.