On November 21, 2019, a conference was held in Kyiv on the occasion of the opening of the project “ENERGY-INNOVATIVE HUB – a platform for training of qualified specialists in the field of energy efficiency”.
The project is part of the Qualification and Vocational Education and Training component of the Energy Efficiency Reforms in Ukraine project, implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and funded by the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development of Germany (BMZ).
Organizer and executor – NGO “School of Energy Efficiency”.
The goal of the project is to create Energy-Innovative Hubs – spaces for learning, collaboration, exchange of experience, demonstration and promotion of ideas in the field of energy efficiency, renewable energy, environmental protection and mitigation of climate change.
Project Objective: To develop a model of collaboration between target audiences of the project on the basis of Energy-Innovative Hubs in order to train the construction industry with knowledge and skills in the implementation of energy efficient technologies.
Target audiences of the project:
students and teachers of higher education institutions;
students and teachers of vocational education institutions;
pupils and teachers of secondary schools;
The Energy Innovation Hubs will operate at three universities:
AN Kharkiv National University of Urban Economy Becketova;
Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University;
State Higher Educational Institution “Pridneprovsk State Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture”.
Project implementation deadline: 10/09/2019 – 06/30/2020.
The reports were made by:
Director General of the Directorate of Vocational Education:
“Today there are not enough qualified specialists in all spheres of economy.
The Ministry of Education is in the active phase of reform and has identified a clear priority in the development of vocational training and acquisition of new skills that are in demand in the market. “
Heike Herden – Advisor to the Energy Efficiency Sector of the “Energy Efficiency Reforms in Ukraine, GIZ Ukraine” project:
“As part of the Professional Qualification component, we are ready to support:
• In curriculum development and training, creation and adaptation of training materials
• Creating an innovative learning environment and stimulating dynamic solutions in the study of energy efficiency in technical universities. ”
Iryna Yureva – Technical Advisor of the Professional Qualification component of the Energy Efficiency Reforms in Ukraine, GIZ Ukraine project:
“A key component of the project will be the creation of energy innovation hubs as places where students at schools, vocational colleges and universities will study energy efficiency, get acquainted with, and test, equipment and materials. In conjunction with the private sector, Habs will be able to develop innovative solutions to address key issues in the energy sector. The hubs will organize educational, awareness-raising and energy efficiency activities. ”
Chairman of the Board of NGO “School of Energy Efficiency”:
“The main objective of the project is to create well-equipped laboratories in the regions, based on technical HEAs, to train EE specialists.
Hubs should become centers of concentration of information, knowledge about energy efficiency.
They will be equipped with samples of the latest energy-saving equipment. “
Mykola Savitsky – Doctor of Technical Sciences, Rector of the Pridneprovsk State Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture;
Vice-Rector for Administrative and Economic Work of Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University;
Vice-rector for scientific work, professor, doctor of technical sciences, Kharkiv National University of Urban Economy Becketova;
Director of CT-Energy LLC:
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