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Experts Club analytical center, Adonis medical group hold seminar on pre-medical care for teachers

The Experts Club analytical center and the Adonis medical group held a seminar on providing pre-medical care for teachers.

According to a press release, the workshop was designed taking into account the current situation and the importance of ensuring the safety of students and is designed to provide teachers with the necessary skills to provide first aid in the event of injuries.

“With the beginning of the new school year in Ukraine, new rules came into force, providing for different modes of education depending on the level of security in different regions. These measures were introduced in response to the high level of danger. Training teachers and educators to provide first aid to children is an important initiative aimed at ensuring safety in educational institutions,” the press release emphasizes.

Experts Club founder Maksim Urakin emphasized that teachers play a key role in the lives of children, and knowledge of pre-medical care skills is part of education, which can save lives.

In turn, Tetiana Lahovska, the executive director of the Irpin Community Foundation, which acted as a partner in the seminar, noted that “the main thing in pre-medical care is the speed of action to stabilize the victim’s condition.”

Experts Club and Adonis promise to continue to support and implement similar educational initiatives.

The training was attended by university and school teachers in Kyiv and Bucha district of Kyiv region.

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Janitors, nurses, plumbers, electricians, sales assistants, doctors, teachers and pharmacists are most in demand among employers in Kyiv, the Kyiv City Employment Center reports.
“Since the beginning of 2022, some 23,500 people have applied to the Kyiv City Employment Center for services. As of June 2, 14,400 unemployed are registered with the capital’s employment service (last year there were 16,200 on this date),” the information department of the Kyiv City Employment Center said in a statement.
It is noted that with the beginning of the full-scale invasion of Russia, the labor market of Kyiv has undergone changes, in particular, a significant number of employees of enterprises and organizations of the city were evacuated to the western regions of Ukraine and abroad or were mobilized into units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and territorial defense, and many other residents moved to the capital, mainly from eastern regions.
So, as of June 2, there were 1,500 vacancies in the base of the capital’s employment service, and in general since the beginning of the year there were 15,400.
“Today, the most in demand among employers in Kyiv are janitors, nurses, plumbers, electricians for the repair and maintenance of electrical equipment, sales consultants, doctors, teachers, pharmacists,” the report says.
It is noted that the most paid vacancies are the professions of computer software engineer (UAH 110,000), computer software development specialist (UAH 110,000), software engineer (UAH 55,000), paramedic (UAH 32,000), head manager of the division (UAH 29,000), head of the financial department (UAH 23,000) and quality control manager (UAH 23,000).

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Education and Science Minister Serhiy Shkarlet says nearly 22,000 Ukrainian teachers have moved abroad because of the war.
“Today, according to statistics, we are constantly updating it, there are almost 22 thousand teachers who have moved outside the territory of Ukraine,” Shkarlet said in an interview on the air of the national telethon on Thursday morning.
The minister also noted that today in Ukraine more than 10 million people are in the status of temporarily displaced people, of which about 3.5 million people are abroad.
“Approximately 25% of them are children of school age or students. Thus, we have 2.5 million students and schoolchildren who were forced to move,” he added.
Shkarlet said that in one way or another all the countries of the European Union help Ukrainian teachers, pupils and students, but he especially noted Greece, France, Poland, the Czech Republic, the Baltic countries, and Slovenia.



Almost 88.2% of Ukrainian teachers have already received one dose of the vaccine against the COVID-19 coronavirus infection, the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine said.
“As of today, October 25, 2021, at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccination was received by 88.2% of employees of general secondary education institutions, almost 400,000 teachers across the country were vaccinated with two doses,” the Ministry of Education said.
It is reported, that the highest level of vaccination is demonstrated by: Mykolaiv region – 98%, Kyiv region – 95.5%, Kharkiv region – 94.6%, Donetsk region – 92.7%, Khmelnytsky region – 91.6% (full and incomplete vaccination cycle). At the same time, the vaccination threshold of 80% of school workers has not been reached only in Rivne region.
The ministry reports that 8,000 schools are on vacation since October 25. In the regions caught in “red” zones of epidemic danger, there are schools on vacation or distance learning that have not reached the vaccination rate of 100%. In Odesa region there are 149 schools, in Donetsk region – 93, in Zaporizhia region – 47.

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Almost 81% of teachers in Ukraine have already received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, Minister of Education and Science Serhiy Shkarlet said.
“Today, 81% of school workers have already been vaccinated with at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Over the past five days, the number of teachers vaccinated with the first dose in Lviv region has increased by 18%, by almost 14% in Dnipropetrovsk region,” Shkarlet wrote in his Telegram channel.
According to him, 67.9% of teachers passed the full vaccination cycle in Luhansk region, in Cherkasy region – 64%, in Poltava region – 62.8%, in the city of Kyiv – 62.6%, in Sumy region – 59.7%. At the same time, the minister says that Kherson, Rivne and Odesa regions have not yet demonstrated tangible progress in vaccination rates.

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Higher education institutions have been able to adapt to new working conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has accelerated the digital transformation.
“We can say that COVID-19 even had a positive impact on the activities of the university. In what way. It accelerated the transition to digital technologies, to create new communication platforms between teachers,” head of the educational department of the Kyiv National University of Construction and Architecture Andriy Shpakov said during the press conference at the press center of the Interfax-Ukraine information agency.
At the same time, he said that the negative side of the issue is that the remote format requires more preparation time.
“Coronacrisis is not only challenges and problems, but also a new window of opportunity and new horizons,” Vice-Rector for Scientific and Pedagogical Work of the Kyiv National Economic University named after Vadym Hetman, Anatoliy Kolot said.
At the same time, Deputy First Vice-Rector, Head of the Scientific and Methodological Department of Ihor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute Serhiy Hozhiy said that their university laid the foundations for distance learning even before the coronavirus pandemic, which made it possible to quickly adapt to the new conditions of the educational process.
Also, head of the Department of Management and Economics of the International European University Yulia Remyha said that the university has fully adapted to the challenges that the pandemic has brought, in particular to distance learning.

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