|Project Title||Central Asian Education Platform – Phase 1 (CAEP 1)|
|Country||Kazakhstan Kyrgyzstan Tajikistan Turkmenistan Uzbekistan|
|Overall Project Value(EUR)||1 000 001 - 2 000 000|
|Project Start – Project End||February 1, 2012–March 20, 2015|
Funding and Implementing Organizations
|Origin of Funding||European Union|
|Implementing Organization / Consortium||
- GOPA (Germany) - lead
|Contact / Team Leader / Project Team||
– Wolfgang Hellwig, Gopa (Project Director), +49 617 2930 451; firstname.lastname@example.org
|Beneficiary||EC DEVCO on behalf of the CA countries|
Project Summary, Objectives and Results
In the framework of the “EU Central Asian Strategy for a New Partnership” (2007), aiming at the five Central Asian (CA) states, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, the European Education Initiative has been launched.
The objectives set within the European Education Initiative (EEI) for Central Asia are:
The Central Asian Education Platform (CAEP), running from February 2012 to February 2015, is a key pillar of the European Education Initiative for CA to organise activities, regional and national seminars of direct interest for each of the Central Asia partners in the field of Education.
CAEP focuses on Vocational Education and Training (VET) and on Higher Education (HE). The main content areas are Interaction of VET and HE, Teacher Education and Training as well as Quality of Education.
As CAEP renders its full assistance to the EEI and its main actors – the CA stakeholders in VET and HE and the related Commission Services – it closely cooperates with EU initiatives like:
To provide the services required to ensure smooth progress on the implementation of the EU CA Education Platform, supporting its objectives and activities as agreed between the EU and the Central Asian partner
The DG Development Cooperation of the European Commission manages the implementation of CAEP. It is organised in close partnership with the Central Asian countries in the form of a structured dialogue to ensure that selected topics and undertaken actions are in line with the national and regional priorities and interests.
The bi- and multilateral regional and national education sector dialogue will be accompanied by an intensive communication initiative and by needs-driven studies.
|Education Sector||HE, VET (IVET & CVET)|
|Components of the Education Process||Education Management, Education Policy Advice & Development, Mobility and international exchange|
|Occupational Field||Not applicable|
|Target Groups||Politicians/decision-makers in economics, labour, employment & education policy, Decision-makers and managers in VET and HE institutions, Developers of standards, programs, curricula etc., Lecturers, teachers, instructors, trainers, Standardisation, Certification, Accreditation Bodies|
Component 1: Dialogue forums
Component 2: Marketing and communication
Developing of inventory of existing studies on the education sector of the Central Asian countries.
Set-up of a website. Communication tools such as an e-newsletter will be used for promotion and sharing the results of dialogue forums and EU-Central Asia education cooperation and programmes.
Component 3: Studies
1. Europe-Central Asia education sector dialogue improved
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