Foresight session dedicated to the new professions reference book of the Yenisey Siberia was held at Siberian State University

In cooperation with the technological partners, representatives of the authorities and the Yenisey Siberia Development Corporation, scientists of Reshetnev Siberian State University discussed the questions of future demand for human resources and labour market development in the three regions within the period till 2035.

By today, the North-West Strategic Development Centre foundation has prepared the concept of the Yenisey Siberia Reference Book of New Professions, which contains the analysis of the best education practices, methodology and tools for the compilation of future competences with due regard to the regional specificity. The main purpose of creating the Reference Book is to determine the most sought-for professions in the scope of activity of the Yenisey Siberia CIP investors and to make suggestions on optimization of the colleges’ curriculum with respect to the demand of the companies.

The foresight session was dedicated to identification of the main trends in the labour market development, threats and opportunities for the companies operating in the Yenisey Siberia regions; project initiatives for the development of professions of the future were presented. Among the participants, there were representatives of the student community of Krasnoyarsk, higher and secondary professional education institutions of Krasnoyarsk Region, the Republic of Khakassia and the Republic of Tuva, employers from the real economy sector, representatives of the small and medium-size businesses.

An active part in the foresight session was taken by the representatives of the Ministry of Economy and Regional Development of Krasnoyarsk Region, Ministry of Industry, Energy and Housing Facilities of Krasnoyarsk Region, Ministry of Agriculture and Trade of Krasnoyarsk Region, Agency of Youth Policy and Social Development Programmes Implementation of Krasnoyarsk Region.

The discussion participants remarked that there will be a number of specific requirements applied to the future employees, including well-developed “soft” skills, active self-education due to the high accessibility of education technologies and replacement of man with robots in a number of industrial operations and growing demand for the professions that facilitate the development and digital transformation of today’s economy.

In July, this concept was informally discussed between universities and the Ministry of Education of Krasnoyarsk Region; upon the results of the discussion, the project “roadmap” was formulated and the list of participant companies was prepared, including: Lesosibirsk LDK No. 1, JSC; Sovrudnik, LLC; Nizhneboguchanskaya Dam, LLC; Rusal UC; Segezha Group Managing Company, LLC; Siberian Agrarian Group, JSC; Neftegazholding, JSC; Intergeo Managing Company, LLC. These organizations were involved in the approbation of the method through the strategic working sessions held in September.