|Project Title||Social Partnership in Vocational Education and Training (VET) in the Republic of Kazakhstan|
|Overall Project Value()||500 001 - 1 000 000|
|Project Start – Project End||April 1, 2008–May 1, 2010|
Funding and Implementing Organizations
|Origin of Funding||European Union|
|Implementing Organization / Consortium||
- IBF International Consulting
|Contact / Team Leader / Project Team|
|Beneficiary||Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan|
Project Summary, Objectives and Results
Based on national programmes and other Government initiatives in the field of education and training, the project aimed to develop a VET strategy and build educational capacities needed for its implementation in four pilot vocational schools (Astana and Shymkent) and at the national level. Complementary to that, the project supported capacity building of social partners at three levels (national, regional/oblast and local) in the same localities and regions.
To develop a VET strategy and build educational capacities needed for its implementation in four pilot vocational schools (Astana and Shymkent) and at the national level.
|Education Sector||VET (IVET & CVET)|
|Components of the Education Process||Education Management, Education Policy Advice & Development, Institutional strengthening & capacity building, Standards and curriculum development|
|Occupational Field||Agriculture and Food Processing, Construction and Geodesy, Geology, Mining, Oil and Chemical Industries, Leather and Textiles, Transport and Logistics|
|Target Groups||Decision-makers and managers in VET and HE institutions, Developers of standards, programs, curricula etc., Standardisation, Certification, Accreditation Bodies|
– Carry out studies on lifelong learning Involving of social partners in forums, using a participatory approach at all levels, enhancing ownership;
The project had the following components:
1) Strategic Development of the TVET Council and its subordinated Sector Councils in the regions (oblasts); Drafting Sector Qualification Frameworks;
2) Introduction of independent certification as a new system of certification of qualifications in the following sectors: chemical industry, energy, transport, telecommunication, production & processing of agricultural goods, textile industry, car producing industry and production of construction material; transferring the responsibility for certifying qualifications to a specialised certification centre;
3) Development of three new educational programmes, improvement of existing ones (incl. review and development of curricula) and introduction at TVET school level; development of a new database on educational programmes; provision of training on the software of the database; and creation of a website and the establishment of web blogs.
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