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Training of Specialist Personnel in Iakutiia in the 1950s-1980s

Egor Antonov and Venera Antonova

Keywords: cadre policy; intellectual potential; labor resources; native school personnel training; specialist staff


*Translated by Tatiana Argounova-Low

This report discusses the role of the Soviet government and the leadership of Iakutiia in increasing the intellectual potential of the region in the second half of the twentieth century through the development of specialist personnel. The authors draw attention to both positive and negative factors related to the process of growth of specialist personnel in the region. The article discusses some aspects related to the provision of training and education for native men and women, such as individual business sense and organizational skills, the system of attracting and training indigenous cadres, and the language of instruction.

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