Methodology and Capacity For Developing Competence Based Vocational Education and Training Curricula in Kazakhstan

Project Overview

Project Title Methodology and Capacity For Developing Competence Based Vocational Education and Training Curricula in Kazakhstan
Project Number Ref. 609029
Country Kazakhstan
Overall Project Value() Not Assigned
Project Start – Project End May 1, 2006–May 31, 2007
Project Status Closed

Funding and Implementing Organizations

Origin of Funding Other
Project Budget() 199,999
Implementing Organization / Consortium

• IBF (Belgium)
• BBJ Consult
• GFA Management

Contact / Team Leader / Project Team

Project Summary, Objectives and Results

Project Summary

The global objective of the project is to support the Ministry of Education and Science of Kazakhstan and its related institutes to develop a clear and methodologically sound framework for developing competence based curricula for vocational education and training in Kazakhstan.

Project Objectives

The specific objectives of this technical assistance project consist of:

  • Map existing national and donor approaches to curriculum development in VET
  • Identify a set of options for modern feasible methods of VET curriculum development and related national capacity requirements
  • Disseminate learnings amongst national and regional stakeholders
  • Develop a methodology for competence based VET curriculum development
  • Develop a national capacity building plan for VET curriculum development
  • Pilot test the methodology in two occupational groups agreed with the Ministry of Education and Science
Education Sector VET (IVET & CVET)
Components of the Education Process Education Management, Education Policy Advice & Development, Institutional strengthening & capacity building, Quality assurance, Social Partnership, Standards and curriculum development, Training of teachers / trainers
Occupational Field
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., Learners (scholar, student, apprentice etc.), Lecturers, teachers, instructors, trainers, Suppliers / developers of learning media
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Project Results

Services Provided:

  • Technical Assistance: Evaluation, Methodology, Dissemination
  • Provide detailed tasks for the team members
  • Identify the needs and gaps in the knowledge
  • Identify the current level of relative standards
  • Design a relevant IT database and systems
  • Prepare reports as requested
  • Assist team members with their duties as required
  • Investigate the current situation with ICT systems development in the SCST
  • Prepare a database system and programme for the electronic platform
  • Provide training courses
  • Propose and prepare a wider scope of assistance intervention in the sector

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