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Modern “challenges” in the system of personnel training: standardization and innovations

Natalia Zaitseva (Russian State Trade and Economics University, Moscow, Russia)
Elena Dzhandzhugazova (Russian State Trade and Economics University, Moscow, Russia)
Natalya Bondarchuk (People’s Friendship University of Russia, Moscow, Russia)
Marina Zhukova (People’s Friendship University of Russia, Moscow, Russia)

International Journal of Educational Management

ISSN: 0951-354X

Article publication date: 8 May 2017




The study of the problems hindering improvement of the system of training through standardization of qualification requirements is relevant because, in a globalized system of teaching staff and high rates of migration, not only national but also international requirements for employees should be considered. This increases the competitiveness of university and college graduates in different countries. The purpose of this paper is to develop recommendations for the creation of a system of lifelong learning through the application of professional standards.


The leading method in the study of this problem is the comparative analysis of the experiences of different countries to improve the training system based on the use of qualification frameworks.


The paper offers science-based measures of integration and the international experience of lifelong learning, through the application of standards of World Skills International, as well as the requirements of professional standards.


The authors formulate the conceptual directions for the application of professional standards in not only the continuous training and qualification of personnel, which allows identifying “gaps” in the competences, but also building individual educational trajectory. Article submissions are of practical value to the organization, personnel training as well as scientists engaged in the study of international best practice using standardization requirements for the qualification of personnel in education.



Zaitseva, N., Dzhandzhugazova, E., Bondarchuk, N. and Zhukova, M. (2017), "Modern “challenges” in the system of personnel training: standardization and innovations", International Journal of Educational Management, Vol. 31 No. 4, pp. 497-504.



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