The Institute of Skills Development and Staff Retraining (ISD and SR) is a structural unit of Educational Establishment "Francisk Skorina Gomel State University". It which was founded on January 1, 2000.
The Institute carries out educational, scientific and methodical work on professional development and retraining of managers, specialists and senior students of higher educational establishments.
The main directions of the Institute’s activities are:
  • qualification improvement for managers and specialists with higher or specialized secondary education;
  • probation;
  • staff retraining on the basis of higher education;
  • retraining of the unemployed with higher and secondary special education on the basis of contracts with the centers of employment.

Education in the ISD and SR is carried out in the following specialties:

On the basis of higher education:

  • Social Pedagogy;
  • Practical Psychology;
  • Accounting and Control in Industry;
  • Foreign Languages (English);
  • Modern Foreign Languages (foreign trade activity);
  • Jurisprudence;
  • Development and exploitation of oil and gas fields;
  • Economics and Enterprise Management Industry;
  • Banking;
  • Human Resource Management;
  • Management of preschool, general secondary education, school education and teaching;
  • Social work;
  • Integrated education and teaching in school education;
  • Software Information Systems;
  • State and local government.

Retraining on the basis of secondary education:

  • Maintenance and repair of local of computer systems;
  • Organization of document management;
  • Accounting and Control in Industry.

Skills development of staff with higher education:

  • Pedagogy (area of education "All age Education");
  • Technology (area of education "Labour protection").

Skills development of staff with secondary and higher education:

  • Engineering and Technology (areas of education "Telecommunications", "Energy", "Environmental Protection", "Equipment");
  • Environmental science (area of education "Environmental Science");
  • Communication. Law. Economics. Management. Economics and organization of production (area of education " Law");
  • Architecture and Building (area of education "Building").