Science, Technology, Education Standards Development

Project Overview

Project Title Science, Technology, Education Standards Development
Project Number Ref. 612028
Country Turkmenistan
Overall Project Value() Not Assigned
Project Start – Project End April 1, 2008–April 30, 2009
Project Status Closed

Funding and Implementing Organizations

Origin of Funding European Union
Project Budget() 150000
Implementing Organization / Consortium



Contact / Team Leader / Project Team

Project Summary, Objectives and Results

Project Summary

The challenging task of the project required a professional approach to advice the President of Turkmenistan with regard to the current levels and standards of all the sectors in the country in comparison with international norms and standards. The outcome of this exercise should provide the information for high level analysis and development policy decision making at the highest level and provide the platform for a wider development follow-on intervention of support. The general overall objective of the project is to increase the capacity of science, technology, education standards development in order to make science, technology and postgraduate education standards compliant with the internationally accepted standards and norms.

Project Objectives

Identify the SCST’s needs in the development of norms and standards in the sphere of science, technology and post-graduate education corresponding to the internationally accepted standards.

Data collection of appropriate standards from both international and local institutions for comparative analytical and expertise purposes and insertion of these data in an electronic library/database.

Recommendations on the elaboration of a development strategy and the use of information and communication technologies in the sphere of science, technology and post-graduate education standards

Training in the use of the electronic library system/platform development for compilation, storing, analytical purposes and the translation of all data into Russian and local language.

Education Sector HE, VET (IVET & CVET)
Components of the Education Process
Occupational Field
Target Groups Developers of standards, programs, curricula etc.
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Project Results

Services provided, among others:

  • Technical Assistance
  • 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

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