APPLICATION OF EDUCATIONAL INNOVATION STUDY PROGRAM AT THE FACULTY OF CIVIL ENGINEERING IN KOŠICE
Technical University of Košice (SLOVAKIA)
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Conference name: 8th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies
Dates: 4-6 July, 2016
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Abstract:The aim of the National Project "University students to the practice" was to adapt higher education to the real needs of the knowledge society. One of the project activities were focused on the assessment of labor market needs in cooperation with representatives from practice. The educators from Institute of Structural Engineering, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Technical University of Košice created the material with the Centre of Scientific and Technical Information Slovak Republic. Pedagogues during the innovative workshop described the current forms of cooperation with companies that develop students' core competencies identified for their further development. At the same time we were contacted by representatives of companies who employ our graduates. Penetration of information from these three sources was elaborated profile of required core competencies of graduate selected study programs. The Project output has been detailed to elaboration of recommendations for optimizing content and forms of study to the needs of the practice. This paper is focused on the result of detailed analysis of the innovation team with the recommendations for educational innovation.
Keywords: Education, innovation, cooperation with practice.