News and events
26 January 2014
January 20, 2014 MESI Delegation participates in several events in London
Delegation of MESI, which consisted of rector Natalia Tikhomirova, Vice-rector for organization of e-learning Alexander Molchanov, Deputy Director of the research Institute of knowledge management Alexey Kozlov, and head of the international projects Irina Smirnova, came to London to conduct negotiations with British Open University (OUUK) and participate in the International exhibition “BETT show”.
During the meeting with the representatives of the OUUK the parties discussed the academic and educational issues, prospects of international cooperation, research work, the quality of education, ways to support Junior faculty and students, the practice of the creation of academic and student services.
Representatives of MESI told colleagues about innovations in the Law on education of the Russian Federation and the prospects which open in a field of the development of e-learning technologies.
The development of e-learning can greatly expand the possibilities of the University for international cooperation by increasing virtual mobility of teachers and students. Furthermore delegation of MESI took part in the largest exhibition «BETT show», which has an average of about 35 thousand participants. The exhibition presents the latest technologies and innovative solutions for education at all levels (primary, secondary, higher, additional). The exhibition is accompanied by seminars and various events. In two of them (summit «Technology in HE» and summit «Workplace learning») participated representatives of MESI.