Kazak Universities to Foster Quality Assurance Processes in Technology Enhanced Learning, KUTEL
At the beginning of 2018, the IAAR re-entered the consortium as a partner, which participated in the Erasmus+ projects competition "Kazakhstan Universities to foster quality assurance processes in Technology Enhanced Learning, KUTEL’’. The coordinator of the project is the University of Research Guglielmo Marconi-Telematika, Italy (Università degli Studi Guglielmo Marconi, USGM (Italy).
The goal of the project is to promote the reform and modernization of higher education in Kazakhstan through the introduction of a national quality assurance system for learning using advanced technologies.
Outcomes of participation: the project is being implemented (from November 15, 2018 till November 14, 2021)
Characteristics, goals and objectives of the project
The pilot project of KUTEL will be aimed at strengthening the role of higher education (HE) in Kazakhstan, a strategic tool to stimulate economic growth, increase employment, and consequently - the quality of life and social well-being of citizens. KUTEL contributes to the reform and modernization of the HE through the introduction of the national quality assurance system (QA) for training using technologies (OIT) new and complex in the EU and Kazakhstan, the introduction of accreditation standards, guidelines and procedures for QA courses and training programs for OIT at the national / international level.
In this way, KUTEL will contribute to increasing the number of students, despite the difficult conditions of unsustainable economic growth, through the widespread use of e-learning and high-quality education.
The main results correspond to the existing needs and support national priorities / the priorities of the EU:
1. Accreditation standards, guidelines and quality assurance (QA) procedures for the development of LUT training programmes in Kazakhstan in accordance with EU practice;
2. The pilot training is designed for key participants of the public / private he SYSTEM, academic staff and accreditation bodies of the QA HE in order to improve competencies / skills to create the basis of the QA in the training programs of the LUT;
3. Teaching methods that have been modernized and reformed through the development of a quality assurance system (QA) as part of blended learning;
4. The EU road map for LUT quality standard, the basic Kazakhstan LUT quality assurance system, the system recommendations will be further developed for a successful capacity building process.
Intended effect: the direct beneficiaries, responsible for the modernization IN involved in the pilot 85-minute training, those who participate in every national event for the development (about 40/50 participants at 1-m and 80 - to 2-m); 6000 visitors to the site KUTEL; 150 participants at the final conference; a database of contacts with rating 100/150 on the country of the project. At the preparatory stage, about 50 teachers and 5 state bodies from Kazakhstan partners were involved.
|Registration number||598377-EPP-1 -2018-1 -IT-EPPKA2-CBHE-SP|
|The Name Of The Application||KAZAKH UNIVERSITIES TO FOSTER QUALITY ASSURANCE PROCESSES IN TECHNOLOGY ENHANCED LEARNING|
|Applicant||University Of Studies Guglielmo Marconi|
|Project start date||November 15, 2018|
|The end date of the project||November 14, 2021|
|Type of project||National project|
|Specific activity||Modernization of management, management and functioning of universities|
|Subject/Subject area||Quality assurance processes and mechanisms|
Support Partner Countries to address the challenges facing their higher education institutions and systems, including quality, relevance, equal access, planning, implementation, management, governance.
Support the modernization, accessibility and internationalization of higher education in Partner Countries
Improving the level of competencies and skills in universities through the development of new and innovative educational programs
Improving the quality of higher education and its relevance to the labour market and society
|Country Of Application||
IT (1), FI (1), EL (1), BG (1)
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This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.
Enhancement of Postgraduate Studies on Sustainable Agriculture and Future Farming Systems, SAGRIS
At the beginning of 2019, the IAAR joined the consortium as a partner, which participated in the Erasmus+ projects competition "Enhancement of Postgraduate Studies on Sustainable Agriculture and Future Farming Systems, SAGRIS". The project coordinator is Nürtingen-Geislingen University of Applied Science, HfWU (Germany).
Outcomes of participation: the project is being implemented (from 15 January 2020)
Brief Project Description
The Name Of The Application
Enhancement of Postgraduate Studies on Sustainable Agriculture and Future Farming Systems
Nürtingen-Geislingen University of Applied Science, HfWU (Germany)
Project start date
15 January 2020
Kazakhstan project partners
Kazakh National Agrarian University
West Kazakhstan Agrarian-Technical University named after Zhangir khan
A.Baitursynov Kostanay State University
S.Seifullin Kazakh Agro Technical University
JSC «National Agrarian Scientific and Educational Center» (NANOC)
Independent Agency for Accreditation and Rating IAAR
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Implementation of Education Quality Assurance System via Cooperation of University- Business- Government in HEIs, EDUQAS
In 2017, the IAAR joined the consortium as a partner, which participated in the Erasmus+ projects competition "Implementation of Education Quality Assurance System via Cooperation of University- Business- Government in HEIs". The coordinator of the project is the University of Craiova, Romania (UNIVERSITATEA DIN CRAIOVA (Romania).
The aim of the project is to improve the quality assurance systems of education by developing effective internal quality standards leading to better job placement opportunities for students in partner countries’ universities. The internal quality control system will be based on an analysis of the needs and opportunities of Kazakhstan and Ukrainian universities, experiences and best practices of the quality system in the Bologna process.
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Outcomes of participation: the project is being implemented (2017-2020)
The IAAR jointly with GDSI Limited participated in the project "Reviewing best practices to develop a systematic approach to align the National Qualifications Framework with Professional and Higher Education Programs" (KZSJ-1.2/CS-01-CQS).
IAAR representatives as experts developed mechanisms for accreditation systems and agencies, operating in the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan, to ensure sustainability in implementation of the competence approach in the system of TVE and HE.
This project is carried out within the framework of the project "Development of labor skills and promotion of jobs", implemented by the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Republic of Kazakhstan with the technical and financial support from the World Bank.
The goal of the project is to improve the results in employment and labor skills of target beneficiaries and increase the relevance of training programs and learning in institutions of technical and vocational education and higher education institutions.
The project is implemented within the framework of the World Bank's Strategic Cooperation with the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan, aiming to support economic diversification, skills development and jobs related reforms.
Link to the World Bank website with information about the project:
Outcomes of participation: the project is being implemented
Enhancing the Coverage and Connectivity of QA in the EHEA through DEQAR (DEQAR CONNECT)
At the beginning of 2020, the IAAR joined the consortium as a partner that participated in the Erasmus+ projects competition “Enhancing the Coverage and Connectivity of QA in the EHEA through DEQAR (DEQAR CONNECT)". The project is coordinated by the European Quality Assurance Register for Higher Education EQAR)
The project focuses on two key EHEA commitments supporting quality assurance and recognition in the EHEA, and consists of two areas:
Project partners (21)
Associated partners (4)
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The project is implemented under the Erasmus+ program framework, funded by the European Commission. The content of this publication / material is the responsibility of the author and does not reflect the views of the European Commission.
Participation results: the project is under implementation (from February 1, 2020 to January 31, 2022)
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