THE INTEGRATION OF EDUCATION AND SCIENCE AS A GLOBAL PROBLEM
Anatoliy I. Rakitov
Introduction: mankind is on the edge of a new techno-technological and socio-economical revolution generated by robotization and automation in all spheres of individual and socio-economical activity. Among numerous conceptions of global development only the conception of the knowledge-based society is the most adequate to contemporary terms. As the higher education and science are the main source of knowledge adequate to contemporary terms then their integration should be investigated.
Materials and Methods: the material for this investigation was gathered as from individual experience in science and pedagogical activity of the author which were earlier published in hundreds of articles and fifteen monograph translated in eleven languages, as the materials of Moscow city seminar, the results of which were published in annual “Science of science investigations”. This annual has been editing since 2004 and the author is the editor-in-chief of this edition. Also has been used other sources from different editions. The method of comparative analysis was used.
Results: the author put forward the conception of inevitable integration of higher school and research institutions and forming a new structure – science-education consortium. Only such united structure can significantly rise both scientific researchers and higher education. And as a result, it will rise publishing activity and application of scientific researchers in real econ omy, social sphere, technological leadership.
Discussion and Conclusions: conception put forward in this article fragmentary has been published by author earlier and initiated discussion in scientific press, which was reflected in home RISC and abroad citation indexes. The author proclaims the inevitability of realization of the suggested by him conception of the utmost integration of science and higher education.
Keywords: knowledge-based society; universities and research institutions as knowledge generators and highly qualified personnel; education vertical; integration of research institutes and universities; science-education consortium; improvement of distant education; science-education expertise
For citation: Rakitov AI. The integration of education and science as a global problem. Integratsiya obrazovaniya = Integration of Education. 2016; 3(20):331-341. DOI 10.15507/1991-9468.084.020.201603.331-341
The author read and approved the final manuscript.