The Center for Innovation and Strategic Development (EPCISD) is a structural unit of Vasyl’ Stus Donetsk National University, which develops and implements innovative forms of the educational process; strategic planning of the university’s development, coordination of its structural units in accordance with the Strategy-2025 and implementation of tactical steps.
Educational and Practical Center for Innovation and Strategic Development (EPCISD)
Educational and practical laboratory of innovations in education
The laboratory is engaged in development of tools, introduction of new educational technologies, improvement of project-oriented education forms, taking into account strategic priorities of higher education development in Ukraine. The activity of the laboratory encompasses the organization and coordination of innovative forms of project-oriented training, its educational and methodological support (development of educational programs and curricula based on a competent approach).
Educational and practical laboratory “Creative workshop”
The main purpose of the laboratory is to provide for educational needs and additional educational services. The laboratory offers a variety of educational programs that allow a person to build a successful professional career, update their knowledge, be competitive, realize their aspirations and abilities through lifelong learning; satisfies the needs of the population in various educational services, creates favorable conditions for acquiring new knowledge while developing the creative abilities of listeners of different age categories.
Laboratory for strategy implementation and monitoring of the internal system of quality assurance of higher education
The Laboratory ensures coordination and interaction of the structural units of Vasyl’ Stus Donetsk National University in the context of planning and adherence to the 2025 Strategy; introduces innovative forms of staff management; develops and implements measures for creating an internal quality assurance system for the University; organizes and conducts surveys of higher education applicants and makes recommendations on how to improve the educational process; assesses the educational and scientific-pedagogical activities of the structural units; manages intra-university ranking (personal, departmental, faculty); prepares analytical materials concerning the competencies and motivations of employees.
Priority directions of EPCISD activity are identification, development and activation of innovative activity, coordination of projects and grants, search and involvement of extra-budgetary financing for development of Vasyl’ Stus Donetsk National University, organization of work on commercialization of applied products of educational and scientific activity, implementation of author’s practical programs of business support structures, integration forms of cooperation with the local community and the academic environment of Ukraine.
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