Farmak launches strategic partnership with Kyiv School of Economics
USD 500,000 to be provided by the Company will be used for the development of KSE (Kyiv School of Economics) to improve education in Ukraine.
The pharmaceutical company Farmak will provide KSE with monetary funds to equip the training rooms and areas of the new campus, as well as to develop existing and launch new majors, in particular, in the bachelor’s degree program.
“The development of education and society as a whole is impossible without investments by businesses. Our well-being and future depend on the level of the country’s intellectual capacity. By supporting such projects, we make our contribution to the achievement of the Global Sustainable Development Goals, which in particular are aimed at improving the quality of higher education and ensuring its close connection with science,” said Volodymyr Kostiuk, Chief Executive Officer of JSC Farmak.
Farmak supports not only KSE, but also other higher educational institutions and educational initiatives: Junior Academy of Sciences, publication of the book about Ukrainian scientists “Bude tobi nauka: ukrainski vcheni, yaki zminiuiut svit” (That’s science for you: Ukrainian scientists changing the world), Eco-School.
Farmak to join the World’s Largest Lesson
On April, 18, the World’s Largest Lesson was launched in Ukraine. This initiative is aimed at spreading information about the Sustainable Development Goals among young people and increasing their interest in solving the global challenges of humanity. This year 100 countries have joined the project.
3,000 people (approximately), both schoolchildren and students, are expected to participate in the learning activities. This project encourages young people to be active, take responsibility and develop leadership skills.
New academic year in Farmak Eco-School
The new training season on the ecoschool.com.ua platform starts on February 22. Each 6-11 grade student may complete study and compete for mini-grants awarded by Farmak to the best three eco-projects
Each student of the Eco-School gets the opportunity to study according to the latest world methods, gain profound knowledge of sustainability, and change environmental awareness. The training program includes lectures on energy conservation, climate change impact on the planet, relationship in nature. Training is held remotely and interactively.
The course includes 12 lectures with subsequent check-up tests. The webinars involving the best environmental experts of Ukraine will be organized during the academic year.
The preparation of eco-projects for eco-grants is an important stage of training in the Eco-School. Students learn the basics of project management to present their ideas to the jury. The financial support for implementation will be provided by JSC Farmak to three best eco-projects. All participants will be awarded presents and certificates from the organizers.