From November 22 to December 11 in the framework of the exchange program of teachers and students, the Dean of the Faculty of Economics, professor Alla Cherep was on a working visit to the Kazakh National Pedagogical University named after Abai. Alla Vasylivna gave lectures to students and teachers, participated in a roundtable meeting, acquainted with the achievements of scientists of the universities. During the meetings and negotiations laid the foundation for future cooperation between the ZNU and KAZ NPU named after Abai, between Ukraine and the Republic of Kazakhstan.
According to ratings of Kazakhstan independent rating agency among 9 national universities of this country Kazakh National Pedagogical University named after Abai ranks 1st. University actively cooperates with foreign universities, develop joint educational programs, including - through the implementation of academic mobility.
Ukrainian experts, including Alla Cherep, become acquainted with the work of the Institute of Law and Economics, which gave lectures for senior students and teachers. Two of the five departments of the institute dealing with economics issues - Department of Finance and Accounting and the Department of Marketing and Management. Kazakh colleagues are willing to share their scientific developments and best practices with Ukrainian experts.
While staying at KAZ NPU named after Abai, professor Alla Cherep had the opportunity to participate in a roundtable meeting, organized by professor from National Republic of China Phanom Cheng. Chinese scientist told about the economic phenomenon of the "Chinese miracle", noting that implementing certain economic principles, his country has sustained an annual growth of 10%.
Analyzing the results of her visit to KAZ NPU named after Abai, Alla Vasylivna stressed that Ukrainian experts have taken into account the experience of eastern counterparts in order to target economy of Ukraine on innovative type of development, and be able to quickly respond to changes in the external economic environment. This is compliant with the economic model of China and Kazakhstan.
In turn, the Dean of the Faculty of Economics Alla Cherep held a round table discussion on "Strategic directions of development of Ukraine's economy." She told to foreign scientists, and representatives of state agencies on the development of research in Zaporizhzhya National University and reported on the latest innovative developments of Faculty of Economics. As for general policy, Alla Vasylivna made emphasis on the implementation of the new Tax Code of Ukraine, thus reduced profit tax on added value etc.. She also outlined those strategic areas through which the economy of Ukraine will be able to get up and have raised (for the last three years - 5 points) rating in place in terms of global competitiveness index.
- It is pleasant to realize, - noted Alla Vasylivna, - that the educational level that provides ZNU and KAZ NPU named after Abai and the development of science in both countries is high and corresponds to the world standards. Although the principles of the education system are slightly different, but each university has many beneficial developments that can and should share our experts.
Also, Alla Vasylivna read a course of lectures, highlighting the theme of Economy of Ukraine and other countries on indicators of the global competitiveness index, an index of economic freedom, competitiveness of the tax system, various manufacturing firms and agricultural sectors, labor market, financial market, etc..
Among the nine representatives of foreign universities, which were both in the Kazakh University, professor Alla Cherep for fruitful cooperation has been awarded with certificates signed by Rector of KAZ NPU named after Abai, professor Seryk Praliyev.
To commemorate her visit Alla Vasylivna gave a gift to representatives of KAZ NPU named after Abai - commemorative books "Zaporizhzhya National University - 80 years" and "20 years of economic faculty: history and present". A landmark gift also became "Kobzar" of Taras Shevchenko, after whom is named a street in Almata.
After returning, professor Alla Cherep thanked to ZNU leadership, in particular Rector Mykola Frolov for the support and understanding of the relevance of issues of international cooperation in education and science, and expressed hope for the signing of the cooperation agreement between ZNU and KAZ NPU named after Abai. Alla Vasylivna singled out perspective directions of international cooperation of ZNU:
- With the Kazakh colleagues, we discussed issues regarding further cooperation, in particular Head of the Department of Finance and Accounting, professor of KAZ NPU named after Abai Burhan Imanbyerdiyev agreed to cooperate with the editorial board of the "Vistnyk of ZNU" in the series of "Economical sciences". Following the Ukrainian specialists lectures to students and teachers were signed agreements on cooperation with the Department of Finance and Accounting and Department of the Criminal Law Disciplines of the Institute of Law and Economics of KAZ NPU named after Abai. In addition, the agreement was concluded on cooperation between the Faculty of Economics of ZNU and the Institute of Law and Economics, which we hope will soon be approved by the Ministry of Education and Science of Kazakhstan. Already initiated cooperation between the two universities: on the first phase of scientific exchange, we offered preparation of joint articles, which will also be published in professional editions "Journal of Kazakh National Pedagogical Universitynamed after Abai" in series "Economical sciences", in the future we plan to work together to develop scientific programs. With the head of the Department of Finance and Accounting has also discussed the possibility of double degree graduates of our universities. Next year we also plan to take training for part-time postgraduate students by specialty "Economics and management (by economic activities)". These agreements open up opportunities for cooperation and allow very optimistic look forward.
It should be noted that also economics students - activists of Scientific Community of Students and Postgraduates attached to cooperation between Ukrainian and Kazakh universities. Thus, the students of the Faculty Olexander Korobov and Alla Leibovich communicated with the students of KAZ NPU named after Abai and agreed to hold joint sessions of roundtables on-line, in live TV broadcasts and other events.