Labor Market and Training of Personnel with Higher Education for the Tourism and Hospitality Sphere in Russia and Europe: Traditions, Problems, Perspectives and Possibilities for Coordination
Authors: Galina Romanova, Sergey Romanov, Marina Maznichenko
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The article is devoted to comparative analysis of Russian and European experience of training of personnel for the sphere of tourism and hospitality and provision of interconnection of the system of professional education with labor market. The purpose of the article is to determine the best European practices that could be implemented in Russia for the purpose of provision of integrated educational environment, expansion of educational and economic cooperation, and actualization of current Russian educational standards and programs.
The objects of the research are professional and educational standards, educational programs, qualification requirements, service instructions, and results of labor market analysis.
The authors perform comparative analysis of qualification requirements to specialists with higher education in the sphere of tourism and hospitality in Russia and Europe, goals, content, methods and technologies of their training in higher educational establishments, and educational standards and programs.
As a result of the research, the authors came to the conclusion that it is necessary to reconsider the competences formed with graduates of specialties “Hotel business” and “Tourism” and bring them in correspondence with requirements of employers, tendencies of labor market, and the best European practices.