Friday, 6 July 2012

A Second Hotline for those Applying to HEIs

A hotline run by the Community Network OPORA opened at the start of the Admission Campaign to establishments of higher education in Ukraine.  read more

Thursday, 5 July 2012

59 Calls Received by the Ministry’s Hotline

Operators at the Admission Campaign 2012 Hotline run by the Ministry of Education and Science, Youth and Sports (MoESYS) have already received 59 calls.  read more

Tuesday, 3 July 2012

Experts say that HEI Applicants Should Expect more Competition this Year

Experts expect increased competition and therefore more risk of corruption during this year’s admission campaign.  read more

Wednesday, 27 June 2012

D. Tabachnyk: All Establishments of Higher Education that have not joined the Singular State Electronic Educational Database are Violating Equal Access and Transparency during the Admission Process

Dmytro Tabachnyk, Minister of Education and Science, Youth and Sports made this statement during a conference call on the start of the admission campaign.  read more

Tuesday, 19 June 2012

155 Graduates Scored a Perfect 200 in the Ukrainian Language and Literature EIT

The UCEQA annulled the tests of 167 EIT participants. 155 individuals scored a perfect 200 in the Ukrainian Language and Literature test administered during external independent testing (EIT). The IA Naholos obtained this information from the Ukrainian Center for Educational Quality Assessment’s (UCEQA) press-service. The UCEQA’s press-service further reported that the Ukrainian Language and Literature tests have been graded.  read more

Friday, 15 June 2012

Tabachnyk: Despite nearly 300,000 individuals testing during EIT in Ukraine, Violations were not Documented

Nearly 300,000 individuals participated in external independent testing (EIT) in Ukraine this year. Despite the large number of participants violations were not observed. Test results will be made public by July 1st. A correspondent from RBK-Ukraine reported that Dmytro Tabachnyk, Minister of Education for Ukraine made this announcement during a briefing today.  read more

Thursday, 14 June 2012

Rules were Adhered to during EIT 2012

Dmytro Tabachnyk, Minister of Education and Science, Youth and Sports of Ukraine held a briefing today at office of the Cabinet of Ministers. “On May 15th, the Chemistry test launched external independent testing (EIT) 2012 those wishing to apply to establishments of higher education (HEIs) in Ukraine. EIT preparations were completed satisfactorily; this was evidenced by the evaluation given by community monitors. On May 17th the Geography and Russian language tests were held. Mathematics, in which nearly 200,000 individuals participated, was administered in two phases on May 21st and 22nd. On May 24th testing in World History was administered, May 26th the English, German, French and Spanish language testing was conducted and on May 28-29th two sessions of testing were held for Ukrainian Language and Literature,” noted the Minister.  read more

Friday, 8 June 2012

OPORA Reported on EIT 2012

Flagrant violations, which would have significantly impacted the outcome of external independent testing (EIT) in Ukraine, were not observed by OPORA monitors. Ol’ha Strelyuk, Coordinator of Educational Programs for the Community Network OPORA made this report at a press conference. “Today, June 7th, the last test is being administered,” she notes. “OPORA has been monitoring EIT for five years in a row. By using certain techniques we expect that our sample is representative and therefore useful in creating recommendations for the institutions which organize testing in Ukraine.” According to Ms. Strelyuk, EIT in Ukraine is a success.  read more

Wednesday, 30 May 2012

Dmytro Tabachnyk: “You Need to Make Your Own Luck in Life”

The main session of external independent testing (EIT) is coming to an end. On July 1st, everyone who tested this year will obtained their results; the very next day, they will be able to submit applications to establishments of higher education (HEIs). Dmytro Tabachnyk, Minister of Education and Science, Youth and Sports of Ukraine said that details on this year’s admission campaign, the most popular majors and how Electronic Admission works can be found on Izvestia v Ukrayne.  read more

Tuesday, 29 May 2012

Eighth Meeting of the Alliance for the development of the Ukrainian Standardized Testing Initiative Partners (Alliance USETI)

The Eighth Alliance USETI Partners Meeting was held in Kyiv, on May 29th. Representatives from the Embassy of the USA in Ukraine, USAID, the Ministry of Education and Science, Youth and Sports of Ukraine and the Ukrainian Center for Educational Quality Assessment (UCEQA) welcomed meeting participants. Arthur Evans from the US Embassy noted that the Alliance USETI project is one of the most successful projects at developing education and overcoming corruption in Ukraine. Peter Duffy from USAID talked about society’s increasing trust in the UCEQA and commented that it is largely due to the efforts made by Alliance USETI. Mr. Duffy praised Alliance USETI’s accomplishments which included improving legislation related to higher education and including representatives of business, industry and civic organizations in the discussion on how to improve the system of education and admissions to establishments of higher education (HEIs). Yevhen Sulima, First Deputy Minister of Education and Science, Youth and Sports of Ukraine noted that the work done by Alliance USETI and their partners has become more constructive. Mr. Sulima also commented that Alliance USETI partners better understand the nation’s interests and the unique features of the Ukrainian educational system.  read more

Monday, 28 May 2012

Ukrainian Language and Literature EIT Started

On May 28-19th external independent testing (EIT) in Ukrainian Language and Literature will be administered. UNN was informed of this at the Ukrainian Center for Educational Quality Assessment (UCEQA). Students have 180 minutes to complete the test which consists of 61 questions. If a student answers all the questions correctly they will obtain the perfect score of 111.  read more

Friday, 18 May 2012

OPORA Community Observer barred from Test Site in Kherson

The Russian language external independent test (EIT) was administered on May 17th. On this day only one test site was operating in the Kherson region at the Kherson General School #1. Everyone in the region who registered for the Russian language EIT reported to this site. The community network OPORA monitors how well EIT procedures are adhered to in 16 of Ukraine’s regions. They assigned an observer to this test site for this date.  read more

Friday, 18 May 2012

OPORA Community Observer barred from Test Site in Kherson

The Russian language external independent test (EIT) was administered on May 17th. On this day only one test site was operating in the Kherson region at the Kherson General School #1. Everyone in the region who registered for the Russian language EIT reported to this site. The community network OPORA monitors how well EIT procedures are adhered to in 16 of Ukraine’s regions. They assigned an observer to this test site for this date.  read more

Wednesday, 16 May 2012

The Community Network OPORA Assessed the Start of this Year’s EIT

Yesterday, May 15th, this year’s external independent testing (EIT) started with testing in Chemistry. Representatives of the Community Network OPORA were present to monitor how well the procedures were adhered to in 50% of test sites in 16 regions of Ukraine. Overall OPORA positively assessed the testing process and the personnel who are directly responsible for administering the tests. Most importantly, the observers didn’t record any instances of the test containers being opened early which made it impossible for test information to be leaked.  read more

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

Individuals Reminded not to be late for EIT

Iryna Zaytseva, Director of the Ukrainian Centre for Educational Quality Assessment (UCEQA) again reminded Ukrainians not be late for external independent testing (EIT) and to remember to have all the necessary documents with them at their test site. A UKRINFORM correspondent reports that Ms. Zaytseva made this statement at a press-conference on Monday. “I would like to remind everyone, registered for EIT that they need to be at their test sites on time, because at 10:50am administrators will stop letting people in. Prepare what you need to bring with you the night before and make sure you plan your route to your test site way in advance,” said Ms. Zaytseva.  read more

Sunday, 13 May 2012

Quality of Higher Education Ratings: Ukraine Makes the Top 25

Establishments of higher education (HEIs) in the USA, Sweden and Canada are recognized as the best in the world. Ukraine is ranked 25th, according to FINANCES bigmir.net. New research conducted at the University of Melbourne ranked countries according to the quality of higher education they offer  read more

Thursday, 3 May 2012

Ministers set out path for European higher education in the coming years

Press release (shortened) Higher education reform can help to get Europe back on track and generate sustainable growth and jobs. This is the main message from 47 European ministers responsible for higher education after a two-day summit in Bucharest concluded today. The result is an agreement on the key priorities for higher education in Europe over the next three years.  read more

Wednesday, 2 May 2012

Dmytro Tabachnyk takes part in the Ministerial Conference in Bucharest

On April 26-27, a Ukrainian delegation, led by Dmytro Tabachnyk, Minister of Education and Science, Youth and Sports took part in the Bucharest Ministerial Conference and third Bologna Policy Forum to discuss the Policies of the Bologna process.  read more

Sunday, 29 April 2012

Concepts of the New On Higher Education Law

At a government meeting led by Prime Minster Mykola Azarov the administration considered the On Higher Education bill drafted by a work group led by Mykhaylo Zhurovs’kyy, Interim Chancellor of the National Technical University of Ukraine KPI. ZN.UA reported that they suggested nearly 150 changes. Mr. Azarov has created a new work group to finalize the document. This group includes representatives from the MoESYS, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Economics, the Ministry of Justice and two members of the original Zhurovs’kyy work group.  read more

Friday, 27 April 2012

2012: Alliance USETI Continues to Build Bridges between Ukraine’s System of Higher Education and Employers

Employer Forums were a common focus for USETI Legacy Alliance in 212. USETI is supported by the US Agency for International Development and its efforts are aimed at implementing external standardized testing in Ukraine as a tool for equitable access to higher education. On April 24, 2012 the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine hosted the most recent dialogue between Ukraine’s education system and employers with USETI Legacy Alliance. The forum was held as part of the Human Resources Management Committee’s activity  read more

Pages: < Prev  |  1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  Next >

Signup for registered users

Information Service

Ukrainian Center of Education Quality

(044) 503 37 93

ALLIANCE PARTNERS

Комітет Верховної Ради України з питань науки і освіти Партнер1 Національна академія педагогічних наук України Партнер2 USAID American Councils Громадяньска мережа ОПОРА Microsoft Україна Міжнародний Фонд "Відродження" Американські дослідницькі інститути Національний педагогічний університет ім. М. Драгоманова Національна академія управління НАУКМА Київський університет імені Бориса Грінченка Спілка ректорів ВНЗ України Центр освітньої політики Львівський Національний Університет ім. І.Франка Pro.Mova Партнер3