Baltic Education Forum to Gather Representatives of 11 Countries in Kaliningrad
More than 200 specialists of the education and science sphere from 11 countries will become participants in the Baltic Education Forum that will be held in Kaliningrad on August 13-15, the press service of the Kaliningrad region's government told ITAR-TASS on Thursday.
More than 50 regions of Russia, as well as Belarus, Armenia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Poland, Germany, Denmark, Finland and Sweden have confirmed their participation in the forum that was organised by the regional government and the Immanuel Kant State University of Russia.
"The main theme of the forum will be the analysis of the practice of the creation in Russian Federation's subjects of models of socio-economic mechanisms of management of the education system and raising the level of independence of educational establishments," the press service noted. Within the roundtable discussions and workshops that will be held on the base of Kaliningrad schools and colleges, the forum participants will discuss regional models of the quality management in the sphere of the preschool, extended and professional education.
The discussion venue "New School - on a Turnkey Basis" will be set up at a newly built school for 1,000 students in the Isakovo settlement. The discussion will be devoted to issues of construction of new school buildings meeting the requirements of the federal state educational standard.
The Baltic Education Forum participants include representatives of the federal, regional and municipal bodies of education management, heads of non-governmental organizations, educational establishments, as well as rectors, scientists of a number of Russia's leading higher learning institutions that will act as experts.