The Far Eastern Federal District has 231 secondary vocational training facilities and 24 universities that also provide vocational training. <…> 55% of their alumni find jobs within a year after graduation — Pavel Zenkovich, First Deputy Minister of Enlightenment of the Russian Federation .
This year, the whole system of secondary vocational training is on the rise. <…> We had a public contract for 115 people, but we enrolled 400 students, which means that they are paying for their education — Andrey Leifa, Acting Rector, Amur State University.
Over the last years, our region – Amur Region – has been going through major changes, we have large investors and big operations. <…> Of course, it has an impact on developing the system of vocational training in the region. Basically, Amur Region has 5 public educational facilities, including 4 industry specific ones — Andrey Leifa, Acting Rector, Amur State University.
In Yakutia we definitely see a new evolving economy that is being created in traditional industries because requirements to professions change, and this is a completely new economy, where new competencies are needed — Vladimir Solodov, Chairman of the Government of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).
The revision cycle for technological solutions in complicated operations is 2–3 years. <…> We strive to organize our work for the next three years in such a way that we have a training programme planned and executed. This is a fairly big challenge — Alexey Ponomarenko, Head of Engineering Competencies Development Office, Rosatom Academy .