On June, 6 as part of MPGU International Mediaforum “Pedagogical education in digital society: challenges, problems, perspectives” the third open session of MPGU Public Council took place. MPGU Public Council is a member of the union of Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) organization on teachers training. About 50 members of the Council discussed online with their colleagues from Armenia, Belorussia, Moldova, Krasnoyarsk the most current problems of pedagogical education development in Commonwealth of Independent States.
At the beginning of the session executive director of Eurasian association of Pedagogical Universities Dr. Eduard Nikitin reminded the audience that Rectors of 8 leading pedagogical universities of CIS were participating in the session. MPGU Rector Prof. Dr. Alexey Lubkov presented to the Council members a new document – Life-learning pedagogical education development concept based on digital and information technologies. The document explains principles of digital education modernization, suggestions on organization of educational process on the basis of digital integrated educational module, development of the content of pedagogical education and other. In general, the Concept is oriented towards digitalization of different educational levels, including “Digital school”, “Digital pedagogical university”, and its realization will involve business relationship with major Russian IT companies.