REFORMING OF EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS IN THE DOMAIN OF SPACE TECHNOLOGIES IN KAZAKHSTAN, RUSSIA, UKRAINE
Project TEMPUS IV
On the initiative and with the support of the Center and State Enterprise “Yuzhnoye Design Office named after М.К. Yangel”, the leading aerospace universities of Ukraine, under the project “CRIST”, develop and implement on the basis of international cooperation, in accord with Lisbon strategy and principles of Bologna process, new higher education programs on the topics “Designing and Usage of Small Spacecrafts”, “Radio Communication for Space Needs” and “Management of Aerospace Industry”.
During the period of the Project, teachers and students’ groups from NTUU “KPI”, NAU “KhAI” named after N.Е. Zhukovsky, DNU named after Oles Gonchar, undertook internship and received training at the European universities, besides, new equipment, educational materials and licensed software were purchased. F
or each aerospace university, the assembly, adjustment works and testing of new ground-based stations and laboratories of satellite construction, computer classrooms, coordination and technological bureaus were performed. Teachers of the European universities held demonstrational master-classes and started pilot training of students at aerospace universities of Ukraine according to the European curriculums. The project “Reforming of educational programs in the domain of space technologies in Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine” is financed with the assistance of the European Commission.