Skills Factory

#8 - Lessons from the past: Soviet heritage in education and training

The past teaches us about the present: history gives us the tools to understand better the past, and it gives us patterns to understand better current challenges. 

The history of Soviet Union can teach us a lot.

In this episode we want to understand what is the Soviet heritage in education and training systems. What was positive and what was negative in it?

Can we still see some of its traces in the post-soviet countries, from Estonia to Uzbekistan, from Armenia to Belarus? 

After more than 30 years of the dissolution of Soviet Union, are we able to give an objective evaluation?