Pre-tertiary vocational education and adult education

Sergii Melnyk


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Abstract. For the first time in domestic practice, the author of the article created methodical approaches to determining the professional suitability of graduates of educational institutions in the absence of a network of centers for independent professional expertise certification. They are aimed at reducing tensions during the employment of graduates of educational institutions, especially higher education institutions, and helping employers and employees of HR departments to assess the professional suitability of applicants for vacancies as objectively as possible. The methodical approach involves determining (based on a 100-point grading scale) if the applicant has the necessary knowledge, skills, other competencies, job expectations and professional interests, required for activities and working conditions by the applicant independently (under the supervision of experts) or directly by an independent group of experts. The proposed scenario provides for evaluation by 100-250 indicators, which are divided into 11 groups of requirements. In the future, the average evaluation results are compared with the reference values, which are previously developed by leading experts or expert groups for certain professions at the national or regional level. After that, the experts make proposals on recognizing the professional suitability of the graduate, or the need for additional training at the workplace / in the professional environment, or refusal of employment, in particular with the possibility of reassessment after a certain period.
Keywords: experts, reference values, indicators of groups of requirements to the profession, competencies, assessment, professional qualifications, scale of assessment levels.

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