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Any Ukrainian University of Secondary and Higher Education can apply to the project.

If you have not received an answer to your question, please contact the competition operator using the feedback form on the competition website.

The criteria for assessing the quality of student work are:

  • Compliance of student work with the stated topic of the case;
  • Innovation / practice-oriented proposals;
  • The real effect of implementation;
  • Elaboration of proposals;
  • Investment attractiveness of proposals;
  • Prospects for the implementation of the results obtained.

 

The competition work is presented in the form of a short presentation (PDF format) on 5-20 pages with the attachment of the supervisor's opinion and a certificate of self-examination of the main student's work in the Antiplagiat system. The specific partner of the competition, if necessary, has the right to ask the participant of the competition to send the entire text of the work outside the work of the competition website.

The capabilities of the Contest website allow partners of the educational program of the Contest to obtain information:

  • on the content of the sites of the competition partners in all industry areas;
  • the total number of participants in the competition from a specific educational institution;

The main advantages of participating in the implementation of the project as a partner of a dual educational program are:

  • Access to the content of the cases of all partners of the competition posted on the website of the competition;
  • Increasing the motivation of students and teachers to apply the mechanisms of a practice-oriented approach and project methods in the educational process with the direct participation of employers;
  • Expansion of opportunities for promising employment of graduates.
  • Training of personnel, taking into account the specifics of the activities of specific enterprises.

 

The organizers of the competition undertake to promote information on the best practices of the partners of the educational program of the competition in public and private media, to help build strong permanent ties with enterprises, organizations and authorities. According to the results of the competition, the supervisors of the winners of the competition, who presented the best works, will be awarded.

The functionality of the site includes the ability to register personal accounts of educational institutions. Registration is carried out by an authorized person of the educational institution by filling out a short questionnaire.

The goal of the project is to improve the quality of training highly qualified specialists in the field of IT technologies, including through the development of a practice-oriented approach and project-based teaching methods. Therefore, participation in the competition of higher and secondary specialized educational institutions is very important. Educational institutions are granted the status of an educational partner of the competition, the main task of which is to create conditions for students to fulfill the cases of the competition partners. Interaction with the organizer of the competition is proposed to be carried out in the following areas:

- Registration on the competition website;

- Informing students, graduate students about the goals, objectives and conditions of the competition;

- Organization of work of the main departments for participation in the competition;

- Using the cases (practical tasks) of the competition partners for the formation of lists of topics for students' term papers and theses;

- Using new practice-oriented approaches in education.

Case - a real situation from the life of a specific project partner (companies, organizations, startups), formalized in the form of a practice-oriented task for the performance of a competitive work aimed at finding an effective solution to a specific technological, economic, social problem and testing knowledge, analytical skills and business qualities student and / or graduate student who must conduct an independent analysis of the problem, evaluate alternatives, choose the best solution and draw up a plan for its implementation. The competition partner is invited to fill out an application form for participation in the competition with the attachment of cases.

The target audience of the competition are students of educational institutions of higher and secondary vocational education of Ukraine, full-time and part-time education, as well as graduate students of educational institutions of higher education in Ukraine, aged up to 35 years old inclusive at the time of filing an application for participation in the competition, performing coursework, final qualification works, dissertation under the guidance of a teacher / supervisor.

The main idea of ​​the platform is to create new development opportunities, social and career lifts for active and talented youth as IT specialists. Participants of the competition have the opportunity to choose a case (practical topic) to complete the course or diploma work of the competition partner. Authors of the best works have the opportunity to receive an invitation to an industrial practice or internship, as well as a personal certificate. Participation in cases is an opportunity to gain practical knowledge, to declare yourself to specific partners of the competition, to build a successful career as an IT specialist.

A survey of students conducted by the founders of the IT-sprout platform showed that only a third of the behavioral work practices only indirectly correspond to the topics of students' term papers or theses, and a quarter of them are not at all related to these works. The student's term papers and qualifications are often not practical and cannot be incorporated into the business. Educational, pre-diploma practices, internships for students are often formal. The assignment for practice and internship, given to a student, does not always reflect the actual tasks facing the enterprise. In this situation, students do not receive sufficient practical data and the necessary information for the subsequent implementation of term papers (projects) and final qualification works.

The platform is a project that creates a new mechanism for interaction between employers and young professionals (students of universities, colleges, technical schools; young scientists) based on the use of a practice-oriented approach in education. Within the framework of the competition, coursework and final qualification works, dissertations performed by students on cases (practice-oriented tasks) of partners of the competition (companies, organizations, startups) are evaluated in order to identify real business qualities and competencies, support the professional development of active, motivated youth. The winners of the competition get the opportunity to undergo practical training / internship at a specific enterprise, to gain unique experience and career prospects.

Employment Partners

The functionality of the competition does not imply any restrictions on the number of accepted applications, approved or rejected works. The employer, at his discretion, can choose the number of winners for each case of the organization.

If you have not received an answer to your question, please contact the competition operator using the feedback form on the competition website.

The criteria for assessing the quality of student work are:

  • Compliance of student work with the stated topic of the case;
  • Innovation / practice-oriented proposals;
  • The real effect of implementation;
  • Elaboration of proposals;
  • Investment attractiveness of proposals;
  • Prospects for the implementation of the results obtained.

The competition work is presented in the form of a short presentation in PDF format on 5-20 pages with the attachment of the supervisor's opinion and a certificate of self-examination of the main student's work in the Antiplagiat system. The specific partner of the competition, if necessary, has the right to ask the participant of the competition to send the entire text of the work outside the work of the competition website.

The system's capabilities allow the competition partners to receive information:

  • about the participants of the competition who sent applications for the solution of the case, including full name, information about the educational institution, industry direction and form of training of the participant;
  • the total number of participants in the competition who have chosen partner cases for solution;
  • topics of work proposed by participants to solve partner cases;
  • the results of the competitive works performed by the participants to solve the partner's cases;
  • clarifying questions of the participants of the competition on the content of the case.

The capabilities of the Contest website allow the contest partners to send information:

  • to the participants of the competition:
  1. on the approval or rejection of the topic of work proposed by the participant of the Competition for a specific task (case);
  2. answers to clarifying questions (with the ability to attach electronic files in various formats)
  • the operator of the competition:
  1. about the winners of the competition (participants who presented the best works) for rewarding;
  2. questions on the progress of the project (if necessary).

To place cases on the site, the officials of the competition partners responsible for interacting with the project register on the site and fill out the case form posted on the site. After passing the moderation, the cases are published on the competition website.

Participation of a partner in the competition involves the implementation of the following actions:

  1. Development and posting on the website of the competition of cases (practice-oriented tasks) and determination of a contact person for interaction with the participants of the competition - constantly.
  2. Approval or rejection of applications from participants with the topics of competitive works proposed by the participant in the competition for a specific case - during the period from February 1 to April 30, as applications are received.
  3. Ensuring the response of the partner's contact person to the participant's clarifying questions on the content of the case (if necessary) - in the period from February 1 to June 15 in case of sending questions.
  4. Consideration and evaluation of the results of work, making a decision on inviting or not inviting participants for industrial practice / internship - from the date of receipt of the results of work.
  5. Informing the participant of the competition - about the invitation, or not the invitation of participants for industrial practice / internship; the operator of the competition - about the winners (participants who presented the best works) for rewarding - until July 30.

 

The competition is held every academic year in two stages based on the results of the autumn and spring semesters.

Case - a real situation in the life of a specific project partner (companies, organizations, authorities), formalized in the form of a practice-oriented task for the performance of a competitive work aimed at finding an effective solution to a specific technological, economic, social problem and testing knowledge, analytical skills and business qualities of a student and / or graduate student who must conduct an independent analysis of the problem, evaluate alternatives, choose the best solution and draw up a plan for its implementation. The competition partner is invited to fill out an application form for participation in the competition with the attachment of cases.

The target audience of the competition are students of educational institutions of higher and secondary vocational education in Ukraine, full-time and part-time education, as well as graduate students of educational institutions of higher education in Ukraine, performing term papers, graduation qualification works, dissertations under the guidance of a teacher / supervisor.

The general and main advantages of participating in the implementation of a project in a partner status are:

  • Opportunity for employers to find young talents, the most active and motivated young professionals for promising employment.
  • Personnel training, taking into account the specifics of the enterprise.
  • Involvement of project teams (student + supervisor) on a gratuitous basis to solve specific problems and tasks of companies' development.

 

Additional benefits of being a key partner are:

  • Placement of the logo and information about the key partner on the competition website.
  • Reflection of the experience of a key partner in the development of practice-oriented education and the creation of its own developers.

Participation in the competition is free of charge and does not impose any financial obligations on partners.

The organizers of the competition are interested in creating a broad partner base of the competition, including companies from the real sector of the country's economy, financial, scientific and consulting organizations, start-ups and corporations, and local governments. The task of the partner base is to form a system of continuous practice-oriented education for the creation of Junior Developers, the development of the professional potential of young people.

The main goal of the system is to ensure the direct influence of employers on the process of training young specialists, which is achieved through the development of cases (practice-oriented tasks of a technological, economic, social orientation) available for students and educational organizations. For employers interested in developing their human resources, we offer two options for partnerships: key partners - employers who have posted at least 10 cases; partners - employers who have placed at least 3 cases.

The main idea of ​​the System is to create new opportunities for development, social and career lifts for active and talented youth. Participants of the competition have the opportunity to choose a case (practical topic) for the implementation of the course or diploma work of the competition partner from any region of Ukraine. Authors of the best works have the opportunity to receive an invitation to an industrial practice or internship, as well as a personal certificate. Participation in the competition is an opportunity to gain practical knowledge, declare yourself to specific partners of the competition, and build a successful career.

The Systems Competition is a joint project of GO UNKD and GO IEI, creating a new mechanism for interaction between employers and young professionals (students of universities, colleges, technical schools; young scientists) based on the use of dual education. Within the framework of the competition, coursework and final qualification works, dissertations performed by students on cases (practice-oriented tasks) of partners of the competition (companies, organizations, authorities) are evaluated in order to identify real business qualities and competencies, support the professional development of active purposeful youth.

For Students

Within the framework of the competition, coursework and final qualification works, dissertations completed by students and graduate students on cases (practice-oriented tasks) of partners of the competition (corporations, organizations, start-ups) are evaluated in order to identify real business qualities and competencies, support the professional development of active purposeful youth.

Participation in the competition is absolutely free.

The competition is held every academic year in two stages based on the results of the autumn and spring semesters.

Participants of the competition have the opportunity to choose a case (practical topic) for the implementation of the course or diploma work of the partner of the competition in IT technologies. Authors of the best works will receive an invitation to an industrial practice or internship, as well as a personal certificate. Participation in the competition is an opportunity to gain practical knowledge, declare yourself to specific partners of the competition, and build a successful career.

Students of educational institutions of higher and secondary vocational education of Ukraine, full-time and part-time education, as well as graduate students of educational institutions of higher education of Ukraine, who carry out term papers, final qualification works, dissertations, scientific, engineering, search or any other projects under the guidance of a scientific supervisor, can become participants of the competition.

Case - a real situation in the life of a specific project partner (companies, organizations, authorities), formalized in the form of a practice-oriented task for the performance of a competitive work aimed at finding an effective solution to a specific IT problem and testing knowledge, analytical abilities and soft skills of a student and / or a graduate student who must conduct an independent analysis of the problem, evaluate alternatives, choose the best solution and draw up a plan for its implementation.

To participate in the competition, you must register on the website and fill out a questionnaire in your personal account. Registered participants have the opportunity to choose one of the cases of a specific competition partner and apply for a solution to the case.

The participant of the competition can choose a case (practice-oriented task) according to his profile of education of any partner of the competition in any region of the country. For the convenience of searching for information, keywords are used that characterize the industry focus of the case (task).

After registering a personal account, the participant of the Competition gets the opportunity to select up to three cases of the competition partners and apply for their solution.

The participant cannot independently change the last name, first name and patronymic entered during registration. The operator of the competition can change the data upon a justified request from the participant (typo, change of name) submitted through the feedback form.

The topic of the contest participant's work proposed in the application may not literally coincide with the name of the case. After receiving and considering the application, the authorized official of the Competition partner informs the participant about the approval of the application.

If the topic of work proposed by the participant of the competition for a specific task (case) is rejected, the participant of the competition, before the deadline for accepting applications (May 15), has the opportunity to send an additional application to the same (for a different case) or another partner of the competition.

The competition website provides an opportunity for the competition participant to send clarifying questions to the authorized official of the competition partner, to receive feedback (by phone or e-mail) on the content of the case.

As part of the fourth season of the competition, the participant of the competition can send an application to solve the case from February 1 to May 15. Competition partners who have placed cases on the competition website must agree or reject the application within the period established by the competition regulations (14 days from the date of receipt of the application). The deadline for approving applications is May 30.

As part of the fourth season of the competition, the competition participant sends the competition work to the competition partner no later than June 15th.

The competition work is presented in the form of a short presentation in PDF format (the recommended volume is 5 - 20 slides) with the attachment of the supervisor's opinion and a certificate of self-examination of the main student's work in the Antiplagiat system. The specific partner of the competition, if necessary, has the right to ask the participant of the Competition to send the entire text of the work outside the work of the competition website.

The criteria for assessing the quality of student work are:

  • Compliance of student work with the stated topic of the case;
  • Innovation / practice-oriented proposals;
  • The real effect of implementation;
  • Elaboration of proposals;
  • Investment attractiveness of proposals;
  • Prospects for the implementation of the results obtained.

The results of the competition will be determined based on the results of the spring semester. The partners of the competition, by 15 July of the year, independently assess the quality of student work and notify the winners of the competition about the decisions based on the results of the assessment of the work performed, including their readiness to invite the winners of the competition for practical training and (or) internships. The organizer of the competition awards the winners of the competition with personalized certificates.

The grounds for the removal of a participant are:

  • Submission of false documents or deliberately false information about yourself when registering on the competition website, filling out an application for solving a case, providing the results of the competition work;
  • Publication of false and defamatory information about the competition.
  • Publication of advertising messages, as well as information that does not comply with ethical standards and legislation.

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