On 22 March 2023, a Memorandum of Partnership and Cooperation was signed between the National Commission on State Language Standards, represented by its Chairman Volodymyr Volodymyrovych Mozgunov, and the High School of Public Governence, represented by its Director Yuliia Lykhach.
The main objective of the Memorandum is to combine the efforts of the parties aimed at improving the mechanisms of educational activities in the sphere of postgraduate education of public servants, heads of local state administrations, their first and second deputies, local government officials, deputies of local councils, introducing common approaches to the content, forms and methods of their professional development and ensuring appropriate conditions for raising the level of professional competence.
The document envisages cooperation in the following areas:
– development and implementation of joint training programmes for public servants and local self-government officials to improve their proficiency in the state language;
– development of joint teaching and methodological support, implementation of promising experience in teaching and methodological work, modern educational technologies;
– introduction of unified approaches to the content, forms and methods of professional development of civil servants, heads of local state administrations, their first and second deputies, local self-government officials, deputies of local councils and the quality of educational services;
– organising and conducting scientific and methodological, scientific and practical, educational events (conferences, seminars, trainings, colloquia, etc.) and other events, exchange of teachers, internships;
– exchange of publications, reports and other educational information;
– joint partnership in the development of international initiatives.
Both parties have already made a significant contribution to the professional development of postgraduate education of civil servants, heads of local state administrations, their first deputies and deputies, and local government officials. The signing of the Memorandum adds a new impetus to joint efforts to improve the level of proficiency in the state language.