Educational challenges in context of continuous professional development (CPD)

Keywords: professional competencies, educational technologies, business education


The paradigm shift in economic development, which leads to the deepening of integration and globalization, radically renews the nature of educational and scientific, industrial and competitive processes. The era of completing the life cycle of education within one educational institution is a thing of the past, and the added value of new knowledge is tested at a specific local level of career growth. That is why the educational process is becoming more multifaceted in different fields, and each educational specialization is formed at a specific stage of personal development. This means that the economy can become competitive with the active development of business education, which forms additional professional competencies and deepens knowledge in specialized niches in production processes. In addition, the process of creating innovative educational technologies is no longer linear but is implemented interactively, within a single economic system. Two main groups of issues have been studied: the study of the importance of additional vocational education as an economic category, and the analysis of the added value of new knowledge and mechanisms for implementing new professional competencies. In this article, we will show that the concept of continuing education involves the constant development of the specialist, which allows him to remain competitive in the labor market. The development of distance learning technologies facilitates in-service education, and various methods of keeping an employee in the workplace allow the employer to invest not only in specific but also in the general capital of the employee. The issue of the formation of additional professional competencies allows creating diverse, full-fledged fundamental knowledge. The availability of this knowledge is necessary at the current level of economic development for its modernization in accordance with the requirements of the transition to a new technological system.


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How to Cite
Пішеніна, Т. І. (2021). Educational challenges in context of continuous professional development (CPD). Herald of Kyiv Institute of Business and Technology, 47(1), 21-25.