DOI: https://doi.org/10.20535/2410-8286.184575

DEVELOPING COMPETENCES OF PUBLIC MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION SPECIALISTS: IMPLEMENTATION OF FOREIGN EXPERIENCE IN UKRAINE

Anatolii Melnychenko, Olena Akimova

Abstract


The paper focuses on the comparative analysis of professional competences development in public management and administration university programmes and the possibilities of implementation of international experience in Ukraine. Using the methods of comparative and system-functional analysis, synthesis and generalisation, the authors concentrate on the features of curriculums in public administration field taking into account the current realities of social development. The most common methods of training in the field of public administration and their practical focus are analysed. Particular attention is paid to the methods of problem-based learning in public administration, including case studies, case scenarios, and simulation games as part of the education gamification. The authors carried out an essential comparison of competences adopted in the European public administration training and those defined in the Ukrainian Standard of Higher Education in this area and revealed that the Ukrainian Standard lacks a pool of competencies related to the development and analysis of public policy.


Keywords


public administration; public policy; universities; learning methods; competencies; curriculum

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