Internationalisation and Modernisation of Education and Processes in the Higher Education of Uzbekistan (IMEP)

Project Overview

Project Title Internationalisation and Modernisation of Education and Processes in the Higher Education of Uzbekistan (IMEP)
Project Number Erasmus+ 561624-EPP-1-2015-1-UK-EPPKA2-CBHE-SP
Country Uzbekistan
Overall Project Value(EUR) 500 001 - 1 000 000
Project Start – Project End October 15, 2015–October 14, 2018
Project Status Closed

Funding and Implementing Organizations

Origin of Funding European Union
Project Budget(EUR) 561.742
Implementing Organization / Consortium

• Rezekne Academy of Technologies- RTA LATVIA
• Bukhara State University - BSU
• Head Scientific and Methodological Center – HSMC
• Namangan State University - NamSU
• Samarkand State Institute of Foreign Languages - SamSIFL
• Tashkent State Pedagogical University (named after Nizami) TSPU
• University of World Economy and Diplomacy - UWED
• Uzbekistan State University of World Languages - UzSWLU
• Tashkent Medical Academy - TMA
• London Metropolitan University / London Met UK
• University of Peloponneese - UOP GREECE
• British Council - BC
• Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialised Education of the Republic of Uzbekistan - MHSSERUZ

Contact / Team Leader / Project Team
Beneficiary Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialised Education of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Project Summary, Objectives and Results

Project Summary

The proposed IMEP Project will address wider International Higher Education and Quality Assurance agendas and build on the IHE work done as part part of previous Tempus projects in Uzbekistan and British Council QA and IHE programmes. The project will stimulate the university-enterprise cooperation culture by promoting good practices for setting internal interfaces in universities, creation of capacities of human resources, promoting coherent information and communication strategies between universities and local and national businesses.

Overall objective: to contribute to the internationalization and further enhancement of Quality Assurance System in the Higher Education of Uzbekistan through the development of continuous professional development, student and employer engagement in teaching and learning.

Project Objectives
  • To develop new approaches in continuing professional development of teachers and academic leaders in higher education.
  • To ensure consistency and improvement of the teaching and learning standards in various subject areas.
  • To involve students in teaching and learning process.
  • To involve employers in improving the standards of teaching and learning.
Education Sector HE, VET (IVET & CVET)
Components of the Education Process Education Policy Advice & Development, Institutional strengthening & capacity building, Quality assurance, Social Partnership, Standards and curriculum development, Teaching and learning technologies (arrangements), Training of teachers / trainers
Occupational Field Economy, Trade, Business and Administration, Interdisciplinary Sciences, Medicine and Veterinary, Tourism and Catering
Target Groups Decision-makers and managers in VET and HE institutions, Employers and employer organisations, Learners (scholar, student, apprentice etc.), Lecturers, teachers, instructors, trainers
Related Projects

Not Assigned

  • Improving pedagogic and professional degree of pedagogues and professors, modern methods of teaching processes.
  • Developing teaching methods, approaches, techniques and qualification requirements using modern and international educational experiences in retraining and in-service training of Pedagogues and Heads of Higher Educational Institutions.
  • Implementing new information technologies such as: Internet, multimedia systems and innovative technologies into education.
  • Improving practical foreign language skills of pedagogues of Higher Educational Institutions and using this skill in raising the productivity in work place.
Project Results
  • New approaches in continuous professional development of teachers and administrative staff of higher educational institutions developed.
  • Pilot Professional development courses developed and implemented in partner universities.
  • Recommendations on ensuring consistency of Quality Assurance and Enhancement procedures across all subjects in the HE developed.
  • Guidelines for student engagement developed.
  • Guidelines for employer engagement developed.

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