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The State Educational Institution "Academy of Postgraduate Education" was established by the decision of the Ministry of Education in July 1997, on the basis of the Institute of Training and Retraining of managers and specialists in the sphere of education (Order of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus on July 23, 1997 № 418).

The Academy carries out its activities in accordance with the Constitution of the Republic of Belarus, the Code of Education, Resolutions of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus on July 15, 2011 № 954 "On Certain Issues of Further Education for Adults" permit (license) № 02100/289 to carry out educational activities, the Charter, and the quality policy.

The Academy is a leading institution of continuing education for adults in the sphere of education according to speciality “Pedagogy” (areas of education "Childhood Pedagogy", "Pedagogy of Adolescence and Early Adulthood", "General Pedagogy"), "Pedagogy. Vocational education "(areas of education" Vocational Education "," Education Management ") (Resolution of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus on March 6, 2012 № 20)

In 2011, the Academy received a certificate of compliance, registered in the Register of the National System of Conformity of the Republic of Belarus, which certifies that the Quality Management System provision of retraining and professional development on the basis of higher and secondary specialized education, training highly qualified scientific personnel, methodological support of the management and teaching staff during the training sessions, research and innovation requirements of STB ISO 9001-2009.

The objective of the Academy is implementation of training programs for adult education, postgraduate education program, which provides a scientific qualification "Researcher"; implementation of fundamental and applied research; accomplishment of expert, forecasting and information analysis, and methodological functions; coordination of education and methodological units in the sphere of continuing education for adults.

The main goals of the Academy are:

Provision of high quality professional competence of managers and experts in the sphere of preschool and secondary education, special education, additional education for children and adolescents, continuing education for adults;

improvement and development of continuing education for adults in the Republic of  Belarus on the basis of the latest achievements of national and world science and practice.

The main tasks of the Academy are:

constant improvement of the quality of education through introduction of innovative educational programs and student-oriented technologies for adult education, use of modern teaching techniques and information technologies, and research results;

Holding of fundamental and applied research in the sphere of education which provides innovative potential of the Academy and ensures high quality training;

Implementation of current approaches to the development of methodological support to provide continuing education for adults;

Training of highly qualified scientific personnel through postgraduate educational programs, which provide a scientific qualification of "Researcher";

Execution of methodological, analytical, coordinating functions as part of innovation support to educational institutions and assessment of their innovation projects;

Participation in the expertise and development of methodological support of continuing education for adults, provision of scientific and methodological guidance to the institutions of continuing education of adults in the Republic of Belarus;

Coordination of the activities of educational and methodological units in the sphere of continuing education of adults;

Scientific-methodological and organizational support of the process of determination, generalization and dissemination of effective experience of teaching practices;

Methodological support of teachers’ attestation;

Cooperation with the educational and research institutions of the Republic of Belarus, and the ones of the foreign countries related to the continuing education of adults;

Study of advanced international experience.

The Academy is implementing the following educational programs:

Educational training program for managers and specialists in the sphere of education;

Educational retraining program for managers and specialists having a higher education;

Training internship for managers and professionals;

Curricula of training courses (lectures, thematic seminars, workshops, training, and other types of training courses);

Training program for establishments;

Educational program to improve the capacity and capabilities of an individual;

Educational program for individuals eager to enter the educational institutions of the Republic of Belarus;

Educational program of post-graduate training that provides a scientific qualification of "Researcher."

Execution of training programs for managers and specialists is provided in accordance with the qualification, areas of education: "Pedagogy" (areas of education "Childhood Pedagogy", "Pedagogy of Adolescence and Early Adulthood", " General Pedagogy "), "Pedagogy. Vocational Education "(areas of education" Vocational Education "," Education Management ")," Humanities "(areas of education "Humanities "), " Communications.  Law. Economics. Management. Economics and Organization of  Production "(areas of education" Economics ", " Management "," Economics and Production "," Communications ")," Technology and techniques "(areas of education" Informatics "," Occupational Safety ").

Implementation of the educational retraining programs for managers and specialists with a higher education degree is provided within the following specialities:

“Pre-School Education” with the conferred qualification of "Teacher”;

“Informatics” with the conferred qualification of “Teacher of Informatics”;

“Foreign Language (indicating the language) with the conferred qualification of “Teacher of a foreign language” (indicating the language);

“Speech Therapy” with the conferred qualification of a “Teacher-Speech-Therapist” ;

"Integrated Educational Training in School Education" with the conferred qualification of “Teacher - Defectologist”;

“Social Pedagogy” ” with the conferred qualification of a “Social Pedagog” ;

“Practical Psychology” with the conferred qualification of “Teacher –Psychologist”;

"Management of Pre-School and Secondary Education, Additional Education for Children and Adolescents" ” with the conferred qualification of “Manager in the Sphere of Education”;

"Ideology and Upbringing at Educational Establishments" with the conferred qualification of a “Specialist in the Sphere of Ideology and Upbringing”;

"Modern Foreign Language” (indicating the type of a professional activity)" with the conferred qualification of “Translator, Foreign Language Assistant” (identifying the language);

"Management in the Sphere of Public Relations" with the conferred qualification of “Public Relations Manager;

"Advertising Management" with the conferred qualification of “Advertising Manager”.

Implementation of postgraduate program, providing a scientific qualification "Researcher" within the following specialties:

General Pedagogy, History of Pedagogy and Education

General Psychology, Personality Psychology, History of Psychology

“Educational Psychology”.

The main goals of the research and innovation activities are the following:

Use of the scientific potential of the teaching staff of the Academy in the provision of quality and development of continuing education for adults, training of highly qualified scientific personnel;

Development of humanities and social sciences, scientific schools, contribution of the Academy's scientists to the economic and social processes and development of the Republic of Belarus, international scientific cooperation.