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The Moscow team included 193 students. They demonstrated their skills in 146 competencies.

The Moscow team in the final of the IX National Championship “Young Professionals” (WorldSkills Russia) became the absolute champion: in her piggy bank – 236 medals. He congratulated the winners and prize-winners Sergei Sobyanin… The meeting took place in the Moscow technopolis in Pechatniki (42 Volgogradsky prospect). It was attended by trainers and experts who brought up young Moscow masters.

“The Moscow team is very strong, powerful and, of course, the undisputed leader in the national championship. Young professionals perform with dignity at the world championship, the European championship, – said Sergei Sobyanin. – I am sure that they will be in demand not only in Moscow, but also at any enterprise not only in our country, but also in the world. I still hope that they will stay in Moscow. “

At the national championship, representatives from Moscow made up about 10 percent of all participants, but at the same time they were able to win 55 percent of the gold medals of the total.

“This indicates a high level of professional training in Moscow colleges, at specialized sites. It is great that not only our colleges and educational systems are involved in this, but also industrial partners who are always close by, give prompts, set the level of qualifications, help to acquire skills and knowledge, ”said the Moscow Mayor.

More than 1,800 students from different regions of Russia took part in the face-to-face part of the final of the championship, which was held this year in Ufa. Moscow was represented by 193 contestants.

The stage included 163 competencies, 105 of which were for students aged 16 to 22 years old, 58 – for juniors aged 10 to 16 years old.

The national team of the capital was represented in 146 competencies, including 90 competencies of the main age category and 56 directions for juniors.

As a result of the performances, Muscovites became absolute champions, having won 236 medals: 160 gold, 51 silver and 25 bronze. They received 29 percent of the total awards and 55 percent of the gold medals.

In accordance with the Decree of the Moscow Government dated July 10, 2017 No. 445-PP, winners and prize-winners, as well as their coaches and experts, will receive awards in the amount of 500 thousand rubles for a gold medal, 300 thousand rubles for a silver medal and 200 thousand rubles for a bronze medal.

The Moscow Mayor also congratulated the prize-winners and winners of another championship – the EuroSkills European Professional Skills Championship, which was held from 22 to 26 September in Graz. On it, Russia also took first place in the overall team event, having won 27 medals.

Six medals were received by young professionals from Moscow, including three gold medals (in the competencies “Milling work on CNC machines”, “Welding technologies” and “Furniture production”) and three bronze (in the competencies “Joiner business”, “Landscape design” and “Graphic Design”).

“I would like to say huge words of gratitude to the guys who put so much talent, skill, perseverance, and their masters who cooked, helped them to reach such a worthy level,” added Sergei Sobyanin.

WorldSkills in Russia

WorldSkills International is an international non-profit association whose goals are to raise the status and standards of vocational training and qualifications around the world, to popularize blue-collar occupations through international competitions.

Russia joined the movement in 2012. The official operator in our country is the Young Professionals Union (WorldSkills Russia), established by the Government of Russia jointly with the Agency for Strategic Initiatives.

Moscow is an active participant in the movement. Moscow colleges have been leading the rating of the best educational organizations of secondary vocational education in Russia for three years according to WorldSkills Russia. In 2020, it included 12 colleges in Moscow.

Every two years, one of the 84 countries participating in the movement organizes the world championship of professional skills. In 2019, the competition was held for the first time in Russia – in Kazan. Then the national team of our country took second place in the overall team classification, having won 22 medals. Of these, members of the national team from Moscow received eight awards.

This year, the WorldSkills World Championship was postponed to 2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The system of secondary vocational education in the capital

In system Department of Education and Science of the city of Moscowthere are 50 educational organizations that implement programs of secondary vocational education (49 colleges and one university, which includes a college). Modern Moscow colleges are high-tech vocational education centers where students study, schoolchildren get to know their professions, and adults are educated. Muscovites can get their first professional skills at school.

“Today, schools have a wide range of areas of study: technical specialties, engineering, medical, scientific classes, that is, you can always try yourself in one area or another, so as not to make mistakes in the future in life. Well, a lot of work is being done by Moscow colleges, on the basis of which you can also get not only advice and skills, but also a profession. The entire system in Moscow, from school education, secondary vocational and higher vocational education, is closed and constitutes a single whole, ”explained Sergei Sobyanin.

The Moscow Mayor also noted that it is important for young professionals to be able to improve their qualifications and their level, as well as not to be afraid to look for new ways in personal development, to get a new education.

“At present, the main thing is not only to get a specialty, the main thing is to develop skills and a desire to constantly update your knowledge. If you have such a commitment to new knowledge, then you will always be at your best, ”he stressed.

In Moscow colleges, not only young people study, but also adults who find themselves in life through new specialties.

“With regard to advanced training, we, as you know, are now implementing special quick courses in colleges. Within six months, literally, you can get a first-class specialty. In addition, world-class centers of competence are being created in the colleges themselves, where you can also improve your qualifications, ”added Sergei Sobyanin.

More than 95 thousand students study in colleges (64.6 thousand people on a budgetary basis and 30.5 thousand people on an off-budget basis). Training is carried out in 50 specialties from among the most popular new and promising professions in the labor market in such areas as land transport engineering and technology, architecture, construction and housing and communal services, aerospace engineering, industrial equipment and communication systems, technosphere safety and jurisprudence, service and light industry, organization of services in public catering.

Since 2018, metropolitan colleges have been implementing the Effective Curriculum Project, which involves:

– reduction of training time (due to the introduction of e-learning, distance technologies, transfer of part of the program to independent study; at the moment, 23 colleges are participating in the pilot testing of the project in terms of accelerated learning);

– inclusion in the educational program of modules on the competencies of FutureSkills, including the design of 3D printing in construction, diagnostics, maintenance and repair of a hybrid electric installation – electric vehicles and electric buses;

– improving language literacy (increasing the number of hours for studying professional English in accordance with the profile of training);

– supplementing educational programs with modules aimed at developing DigitalSkills competencies;

– use of the results of the demonstration exam according to WorldSkills standards not lower than marks “four” and “five” as indicators of the effectiveness of the level of mastering digital and language competencies of students.

Evaluation of results

College students take a demonstration exam according to WorldSkills Russia standards, as a result of which they receive a Skills Passport. The advantage of passing the demonstration exam is that the graduate demonstrates the acquired skills and abilities in practice, and the employer has the opportunity to evaluate his work and select the necessary personnel for himself. This also gives the student an additional employment opportunity.

During the demonstration exam, representatives of promising and high-tech enterprises, partner enterprises of colleges and the WorldSkills movement act as experts. In the 2020/2021 academic year, about 25 thousand people from 80 educational organizations took part in the demonstration exam according to WorldSkills Russia standards for 115 competencies.

Interaction with employers and employment

Moscow colleges interact with employers – business and city structures. This gives students the opportunity to acquire a profession that is in demand by the city’s economy, which guarantees employment after training.

In each college, employment assistance centers have been created, contracts are concluded with employers for students to undergo industrial practice at the enterprise.

For example, on the basis of College of Communications No. 54, the Samsung Technical Education Center has been created. The Tsaritsyno College of Management, Hospitality and Information Technology cooperates in the field of personnel training with the Domodedovo airport. The Moscow State Educational Complex has opened departments for joint training of personnel on the basis of a number of enterprises, including the Moscow Machine-Building Enterprise named after V.V. Chernyshev with the support of the Moscow regional branch of the Union of Machine Builders of Russia, Scientific and Production Center for Gas Turbine Engineering “Salyut”, Technopolis “Moscow”.

“Working specialties are in great demand today. Another thing is that not all enterprises have high wages. This is a separate issue. Nevertheless, highly qualified specialists will be in demand for sure. And in the defense industry, and in the aerospace, missile, aviation industry, – said Sergei Sobyanin. “I am sure that in Moscow there will be something for you according to your level and your request.”

Over the past three years, the volume of manufacturing in the capital has grown by about 40 percent. At the same time, high-tech modern production prevails, which replace large factories.

“In big cities, industry is becoming one of the main clusters, the main sectors of development. It becomes different, but it develops precisely in them, because it is consumers who are in cities and it is near them that products are produced: from garment factories, confectionery factories to processing centers, technoparks, ”added the Mayor of Moscow.

Modern material and technical base

In the capital’s colleges, 379 demo exam centers and 45 specialized competence centers have been established. The sites are accredited by the Young Professionals Union (WorldSkills Russia) and meet all global trends in the training of highly qualified specialists.

This helps to significantly improve the quality of education. For example, when studying mechatronics, pneumatic stations and production lines are used to automate the production process. When teaching welding technologies, an industrial robot is used for welding, when studying prototyping, 3D printers are used, and when training turners and milling machines, numerically controlled machines.

Highly qualified personnel

The system of the Department of Education and Science of Moscow employs about five thousand teachers and masters of industrial training. More than 3.5 thousand of them were trained under the advanced training program according to WorldSkills Russia standards and the training program “Expert of the WorldSkills Russia Championship” at the WorldSkills Academy.

The professional development program provides for the certification of students as WorldSkills experts. Certified experts can conduct educational programs implemented by WorldSkills Russia, play the role of a chief expert at a demonstration exam and competitions according to WorldSkills standards.

At the moment, 631 teachers (master of industrial training) have passed the certification.

More than six thousand people (teachers and employees of enterprises) are experts for the demonstration exam.

The average salary of teachers and masters of industrial training of state professional educational organizations of the system of the Department of Education and Science of the city of Moscow in January – September 2021 amounted to 118.6 thousand rubles.

Collaboration with schools

Moscow colleges are a training ground for schoolchildren to participate in professional skill competitions, a high-tech platform for conducting technology lessons, a center for additional technical education, and also provide an opportunity to obtain qualifications.

As part of the “Circles from Champions” project, the winners and prize-winners of the All-Russian Olympiad for Schoolchildren, Subject Olympiads, WorldSkills and Abilympics professional skill championships conduct training sessions for intellectual competitions and professional skill championships, share practical skills and abilities with Moscow schoolchildren. Last academic year, more than 75 thousand students attended five thousand circles.

The Vocational Learning Without Borders project gives schoolchildren in grades 9-11 a unique opportunity to attend classes not only to school, but also to college, acquire basic vocational skills, pass a qualification exam and obtain a certificate of profession with qualifications. Representatives of employers and their associations are involved in the qualification exam. Since 2016, more than 200 thousand certificates of mastering the profession have been issued.

At the same time, 34 colleges have developed and are implementing intensive vocational training programs with a total duration of up to six months. In the past academic year, about 40 thousand people were trained in such programs.

In addition, in the 2019/2020 academic year, over 1.9 thousand technical programs were implemented on the basis of colleges, during which more than 50 thousand people were trained.

In addition, educational organizations subordinate to the Department of Education and Science of the city of Moscow are implementing more than a thousand vocational training and additional vocational education programs. More than 23 thousand adults were trained on them in the first half of 2021.

Technopolis “Moscow”

The special economic zone (SEZ) Technopolis Moscow is a platform for training according to WorldSkills standards.

Since February 2018, at the SEZ site in Pechatniki (Volgogradskiy Prospekt, 42), the base department of the Moscow State Educational Complex has been operating, which trains students according to WorldSkills standards.

The premises of the technopolis with a total area of ​​2.9 thousand square meters are equipped to obtain the following competencies:

– “Polymechanics and Automation”;

– “Industrial Robotics”;

– “Milling work on CNC machines”;

– “Graphic design”;

– “Industrial Design”;

– “Control of unmanned aerial vehicles”;

– “Pharmaceuticals”;

– “Turning works on CNC machines”;

– “Additive technologies”.

Students of the Moscow State Educational Complex undergo internships in companies with SEZ resident status.

Over the three years of the existence of the base department, about two thousand people have been trained in long programs (the main specialties of the college), more than 20 thousand people have been trained in short programs (advanced training and additional education).

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and or sentence structure not be perfect.

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