|Project Title||ETF: Country Project Kazakhstan|
|Project Number||WP12-30-11-KAZ, WP13-30-11-KAZ, WP14-30-11-KAZ|
|Overall Project Value(EUR)||Not Assigned|
|Project Start – Project End||November 1, 2011–December 31, 2017|
Funding and Implementing Organizations
|Origin of Funding||European Union|
|Implementing Organization / Consortium||
European Training Foundation (EТF)
|Contact / Team Leader / Project Team|
|Beneficiary||Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan|
Project Summary, Objectives and Results
In September 2011 the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan adopted an amendment of the Law on Education to form a new model of Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET), the cooperative VET. It provides the opportunity for a parallel system to the existing one. The basis will be the development the national qualification framework (NQF) and professional standards, first in selected VET fields, later more and more in others. The law introduces norms of social partnership and cooperative learning as a form of VET organization based on corporate responsibility of the state, enterprises and educational institutions. ETF intervention will assist the Government in the reform of the education, training and labour market system in the context of the EU’s external relations policy as well as support the European Commission services in the implementation of the Central Asia Strategy.
The key priorities for ETF engagement in the country, based on the information in the previous section and identified by the Torino Process analysis of 2012, are:
|Education Sector||VET (IVET & CVET)|
|Components of the Education Process||Education Management, Quality assurance, Social Partnership|
|Occupational Field||Not applicable|
|Target Groups||Politicians/decision-makers in economics, labour, employment & education policy, Decision-makers and managers in VET and HE institutions, Learners (scholar, student, apprentice etc.), Lecturers, teachers, instructors, trainers|
The ETF initiatives in 2014-2017 aim at contributing to the identified priorities through the following actions:
– Identification of existing patterns and forms of cooperation between education and business at the regional level in 3 identifies regions, and facilitating a policy dialogue on how it can contribute to better quality education, education relevance and attractiveness, employability and jobs.
The study will be shaped around the regional contexts. Within each region the information coming from the bottom level (schools and businesses) will inform the local and regional authorities, as well as the national policy level.
– Capacity development of VET institutions` managers to improve the quality of VET management at local school level.
– Support to evidence based policy making through Kazakhstan`s participation in Torino Process 2014 and 2016.
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