Issues of the journal for 2009
The key problem discussed in the issue is that of competitive specialist training. The matters of students’ critical thinking development, functionally significant characteristics of a professional as a component of their information and communication competence, economics specialists training, future directions for vocational training in the field of hotel and restaurant business under the conditions of economic crisis are considered.
Thematic scope of the issue is the development of competences of various types in the process of vocational training of specialists which includes research, information, intercultural, communication, occupational, and production ones. The problem of preschoolers’ key competencies is covered.
The authors continue discussion of the idea of competency building approach in the context of vocational education modernization: development of general competences by means of information technology, conditions of project thinking formation, research activities projection, the problems of students’ occupational readiness analysis and monitoring.
The issue’s articles are dedicated to the problem of interconnection and interdependence of various type competences formation, and the use in this aspect of innovative technologies in higher school, in all educational processes, such as: upbringing, development, and training.