Practice-oriented Learning as a Way to Meet Employers’ Requirements to Graduates

Alexander Chuchalin, Mikhail Minin, Natalia Vyuzhanina

Abstract


The article considers the current state of engineering education in Europe in general and in Russia in particular in the light of the need to meet employers’ requirement to graduates, and the role of practice-oriented learning technologies in this process. The demand for graduates on the labour market and their competitiveness is seen as the main indicator of the education system ability to react and adapt to the market demands. Thus the employers’ requirements should be one of the most important drivers for the learning process. And the practice-oriented learning technologies are given as the most effective answer to these needs as they imply involvement of the employer and solution of real-world tasks and problems.

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International Journal of Engineering Pedagogy (iJEP) – eISSN: 2192-4880
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