Establishment of public and administration education in Ukraine (the 90’s of the 20th century)

  • Yevhenii Borodin Dnipropetrovsk regional institute for public administration, National academy for public administration under the President of Ukraine http://orcid.org/0000-0002-7331-5981

Abstract

The aim of the article was defined as the process of implementation of public and administration education in Ukraine after state independence gaining. Methods.The research was carried out on the basis of application of interdisciplinary approach with the use of historical-genetic, problematic-chronological, comparative, systemic- functional methods and periodization method. Main results of the research enable to reconstruct the events of the early nineties of the twentieth century in the field of training of personnel for public administration sector. The article makes the case that the process of establishment of public and administration education started in the beginning of the year 1992 and provided the training of the first professionals in 1993. The application of the institutional approach became the special aspect of the activity of the government authorities in the specified sector. This approach was implemented by the means of establishment of higher educational institution for professional training of public servants and local self-government officials without preliminary definition of the specialty “Public administration” in the list of specialties approved by the government. Establishment of public and administration education was carried out due to activity of the Institute of Public Administration and Self-Government under the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine which existed in the 1992–1995. As a result, the national model of training of professionals for public sector was created with the use of the best experience of European democracies (in particular, France) and certain approaches of Soviet era (inclusion of institution for training of the officials into the chain of higher education institutions). The original training programs were created at the Institute of Public Administration and Self-Government under the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine in consultation with national and foreign professionals. Moreover, the innovation network of training unit was developed; the practical training of students in Ukraine and abroad was implemented. The main results lie in the fact that the process of implementation of public and administration education was duly prepared; it took into account the available possibilities; it occurred under the influence of international experience. The publication has the original nature; it was prepared on the basis of wide use of primary sources. The scientific novelty consists in address to poorly explored issue and application of author’s interpretation of the available historical facts. Practical meaning is determined by the possibility of reference to the detailed analysis of the roots of system of training and additional training of the public sector personnel by the professionals in the field of public and administration education. Type of the article. The article has the review nature; it covers the conceptual approaches and practical experience of public authorities of Ukraine.

Author Biography

Yevhenii Borodin, Dnipropetrovsk regional institute for public administration, National academy for public administration under the President of Ukraine

D. Sc. (History), Professor, Professor of the Department of Public Administration and Local Self-Government, Deputy Director of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Institute of Public Administration, National Academy of Public Administration under the President of Ukraine, Dnipro, Ukraine.

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Published
2020-10-03
How to Cite
BORODIN, Yevhenii. Establishment of public and administration education in Ukraine (the 90’s of the 20th century). Universum Historiae et Archeologiae = The Universe of History and Archeology = Універсум історії та археології = Универсум истории и археологии ISSN 2664-9950 (Print) ISSN 2707-6385 (Online), [S.l.], v. 2, n. 2, p. 83–94, oct. 2020. ISSN 2707-6385. Available at: <http://uha.dp.ua/index.php/UHA/article/view/54>. Date accessed: 27 oct. 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.15421/26190206.
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History of Ukraine