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I International Conference Modern higher education: realities, problems and prospects

October 15-16, the University hosted an extraordinary event: I International Conference "Modern Higher Education: Realities, Problems and Prospects", which was dedicated to the 95th anniversary of higher education in Kremenchug.

International Honorary Committee of the conference was headed by Vasyl Grygorovych Kremen Doctor of Philosophy, professor, academician, president of the National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine. The conference had a broad representation of famous scientists from Central and Eastern Europe, other countries. Conference was visited by the representatives of 19 higher educational institutions from Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Switzerland, USA, Czech Republic, China, Morocco, Mozambique and Zambia. The conference was attended and by the first vice-president of the National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences (NAPS) of Ukraine V. Lugovyy, Academician-Secretary of the Department of Higher Education of NAPS M.B. Evtukh, Director of Higher Education Institute of NAPS S.A. Kalashnikova, and they also were the keynote speakers.

Scientific conference lasted for two days. There were meetings of thematic sections:
"Introduction of achievements of pedagogical science into educational practice";
"The introduction of new forms of organization of educational process in higher education";
"Innovation in the use of ICT in education" with the participation of national and foreign scientists.

During the plenary session the following report s were presented:
The realities and challenges of modern education
Speaker: Mykhaylo Zagirnyak, chairman of the conference program committee, corresponding member of National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine, Rector of Kremenchuk Mykhailo Ostohradskyi National University;
The system of additional education of teachers in the Czech Republic
Speaker: Mr. Lubomir Pana, Professor, Doctor of Political Sciences, rector of the College of European and Regional Studies in České Budějovice, Czech Republic.

At the section meeting it were listened the reports of leading scientists of Kremenchuk Mykhailo Ostohradskyi National University and guests from various universities in Ukraine, such as:
Shamardina V.N., PhD., Professor of National Technical University "Kharkiv Polytechic Institute", Dan of the German Technical Faculty: "Mobility - the way to integration into the European educational space";
Poyasok T.B., Doctor of Pedagogy, professor, Bespartochna O.I., PhD, assoc. professor, Kremenchuk Mykhailo Ostohradskyi National University: "Modernization of Education in the Information Society";
Pelekh L.R., Doctor of Pedagogy, professor, National University of Water and Nature Use "Media as one of the basic factor of influence on the value base of Polish society".

The main outcome of the conference can be called as a striving of science representatives of different generations and countries to share scientific achievements and practical results in the field of education. After all, today the problem of increasing the intellectual potential of modern Ukrainian society is particularly acute. From its successful solution depends not only the further development of the economy, but also the spiritual condition of our community and its ability to mobilize its intellectual and moral resources for a decent answer to the global challenges that confront us today. So the decisions of the "Modern Higher Education: Realities, Problems and Prospects" conference, which are marked as weighed and constructive, were focused on it.