Tuesday, 01 May 2018 15:41

The university of the Arctic will prepare the program for reindeer breeders of Russia and Norway

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The university of the Arctic will develop the program of the academic mobility for students of institutions of professional education from Russia and Norway which study reindeer breeding. The corresponding agreement is reached between the authorities of Yakutia and the University of the Arctic, the First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of the region Mikhail Prisyazhny has told.

"The international seminar "Reindeer breeding as a basis of activity of indigenous people of the Arctic" has taken place in the village of Iyengra of Neryungrinsky district with participation of experts from Russia and Norway. The president of the University of the Arctic Lars Kullerud has taken part in his work. Participants of a meeting have discussed standards of vocational training of reindeer breeders, practical experience of training of youth of two countries. Have agreed about establishment of the program of mobility for exchange of experience, students and experts for training in professional skill at high level", - the Juror has told.

According to him, it is about introduction of dual form of education. "Reindeer breeding can't learn in offices. Therefore it will be praktikooriyentirovanny training with departure in cervine herds and also joint practicians", - he has noted, having added that Yakutia is presented in the international consortium by the Arctic college of peoples of the North from Nizhnekolymsky district of the region.

He has noted what to Russians and Norwegians is to what to study each other. "In particular, indigenous people of the North of Russia have kept traditional knowledge. It is shown in daily activity, production of instruments of labor, culture. At them it hasn't been lost. It is possible to tell that they try to impart traditional knowledge of city youth", he said.

At the Norwegian Sami the Russian reindeer breeders can learn modern technologies. "In particular, this use of space technologies for control of migration of animals, complex processing and use of raw materials", - I have added the deputy minister.

The university of the Arctic - network of the higher education institutions, colleges and scientific research institute which are engaged in development of education and sciences about the North and in the north. In Russia two administrative offices of the University of the Arctic work: Research office in Arkhangelsk (on the basis of SAFU) and also the Russian-language center of information support in Yakutsk (on the basis of SVFU).



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