National Qualification Frameworks: Guidelines for Development and Recognition of Qualification (NURSLING)

Project Overview

Project Title National Qualification Frameworks: Guidelines for Development and Recognition of Qualification (NURSLING)
Project Number Erasmus+ 561742-EPP-1-2015-1-PT-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) 751.046
Implementing Organization / Consortium

• Universidade do Algarve (Protugal)
• Universita degli Studi di Trento (Italy)
• Bath Spa University (United Kingdom)
• Universität Koblenz-Landau (Germany)
• World University Service – Osterreichisches Komitee Verein (Austria)
• Tashkent State Technical University (Uzbekistan)
• The National University of Uzbekistan (Uzbekistan)
• Tashkent University of Information Technologies (Uzbekistan)
• Samarkand State University (Uzbekistan)
• Center for Development of Higher and Secondary Specialized Professional Education (Uzbekistan)
• Burgichi Biznis (Uzbekistan)
• Ministry for Higher and Secondary Specialized Education of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Contact / Team Leader / Project Team
Beneficiary The University of Algarve (Portugal)

Project Summary, Objectives and Results

Project Summary

The NURSLING project is a breakthrough initiative to identify common denominators in the academic sectors in Uzbekistan. The project aims to establish the National Committee on Qualification Frameworks in Uzbekistan, toghethwe with the national Ministry of Education, and to improve national General Regulations concerniing education standards in particular fields, on the basis of qualification framework ideas, Bologna principles and the EU universities’ experience and to introduce new national standards on informatics in Uzbekistan. This will contribute to the wider objective to bring higher education in Uzbekistan closer towards the real needs of economy ans society, to increase the number of graduates employed and the percentage of graduates’ employment in the field related to qualification.

Project Objectives
  • To establish the National Committee on the Qualification Frameworks (QF) in Uzbekistan, together with the national Ministry of Education.
  • To improve national General Regulations concerning education standards in particular fields, on the basis of QF ideas, Bologna principles and the EU universities’ experience.
  • To introduce new national standards on informatics in Uzbekistan and development of a corresponding sectorial QF.
Education Sector HE, VET (IVET & CVET)
Components of the Education Process Institutional strengthening & capacity building, Mobility and international exchange, Quality assurance, Social Partnership, Teaching and learning technologies (arrangements), Training of teachers / trainers
Occupational Field Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
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, Standardisation, Certification, Accreditation Bodies
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Activities
  • Establishment of a Concept of General Regulations of education standards for Uzbekistan.
  • Establishment of a National Committee on Qualification Framework.
  • Retraining of Uzbek universities staff in EU.
  • Design of national standards for informatics curricula and a sectorial qualification framework.
Project Results
  • Guidelines for development of Uzbek National Qualification Framework developed.
  • Qualification Framework regulations formulated.
  • Database for NQF Committee developed.
  • Sectoral qualification framework in IT formulated.

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