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National Interests: Priorities and Security

Professional and competency-based approach as a basis for the higher and additional education modernization in the Russian Federation

Vol. 19, Iss. 8, AUGUST 2023

Received: 5 June 2023

Received in revised form: 24 June 2023

Accepted: 11 July 2023

Available online: 15 August 2023

Subject Heading: Priorities of Russia

JEL Classification: I23, I25, I28

Pages: 1404–1428


Irina V. VYAKINA Tver State Technical University (TvSTU), Tver, Russian Federation


Dmitrii V. MARTYNOV Tver State Technical University (TvSTU), Tver, Russian Federation

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Subject. This article discusses the issues of higher education development in Russia.
Objectives. The article aims to substantiate the need to return to a profession-oriented model of higher education and offer recommendations for improving the professional standards of higher education teachers.
Methods. For the study, we used the methods of logical and structural analyses.
Results. The article finds that the rejection of the profession-oriented model of higher education has significantly weakened Russia's national security. It substantiates the key role of additional professional education in improving a specialist’s knowledge.
Conclusions. The problem of the qualified personnel shortage has necessitated the higher and additional education system modernization, which has become the main condition for ensuring the technological sovereignty of the country.

Keywords: higher education system, professional qualification, comprehensive and competency-based approach, additional professional education, Academic staff


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