Late July and early August are an unchangeable deadline for CEE-SECR speakers to submit their proposals. In 2016, we are happy to announce our half-an-hour talk at the Twelfth Central & Eastern Europe — Software Engineering Conference (Russia) and kindly call for your votes for Graduate Education in Software Engineering: Make the System Responsive on the Submission page (both English and Russian abstracts available).
While analysing the gap between tangible skills and competencies of those graduating from software engineering university programmes in Russia and expectations their employers have, it is easy to get a clue: being conservative for decades, the educational system is painfully change-sensitive and wary of any industrial innovations. To make this laggard system responsive, it is to be impregnated with syllabi and disciplines that are still on their way and will get timely only in a few years. In our talk, we will share our experience gained during the 2015/2016 feasibility study of this paradigm at the Bauman Moscow State Technical University, discuss lessons learnt, new approaches to graduate education in academia as well as career perspectives for our alumni.