|Project Title||Strengthening Social Partnership Development in Vocational and Educational Training in Kyrgyzstan|
|Overall Project Value(EUR)||0 - 500 000|
|Project Start – Project End||December 1, 2011–June 30, 2013|
Funding and Implementing Organizations
|Origin of Funding||European Union|
|Implementing Organization / Consortium||
- Gustav-Stresemann-Institut (GSI)
|Contact / Team Leader / Project Team||
Jan U. Clauss, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Beneficiary||Students from 110 vocational schools and 122 of secondary vocational education institutions, and teachers from 232 vocational education institutions, as well as local communities, employers, working young people, and outsiders|
Project Summary, Objectives and Results
The project “Strengthening Social Partnership Development in Vocational Education and Training in Kyrgyzstan” is implemented by Gustav-Stresemann-Institut e.V. – GSI European Academy Bonn (Germany) in partnership with “Union of Educational Institutes” Association (Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan).
The project is co-financed by the European Union programme “Support to the Education Sector in the Kyrgyz Republic”. It started in December 2011, lasts 18 months, focuses on two pilot sectors, the tourism industry (with a special focus on eco-tourism) and construction of camping sites, and will be implemented in Issyk-Kul, Osh, Jalal-Abad and Chui oblasts of the Kyrgyz Republic.
The overall objective is to create a sectorial competence based qualification system in the Kyrgyz tourism sector to enable transparency and clarity of vocational education and validation of practical skills. More specifically, to create sectorial professional standards in accordance with the changing requirements of the labor market, develop educational modules that reflect units of profession qualification, and train young people and teachers on how to work with vocational education training modules.
Main tasks of the project are:
|Education Sector||VET (IVET & CVET)|
|Components of the Education Process||Examination, certification and accreditation, Institutional strengthening & capacity building, Standards and curriculum development|
|Occupational Field||Tourism and Catering|
|Target Groups||Developers of standards, programs, curricula etc., Learners (scholar, student, apprentice etc.), Lecturers, teachers, instructors, trainers|
I. Review new professions and requirements in pilot sectors.
Overall, the project is foreseen to help develop an understandable, transparent and effective sectorial system of competence based qualifications based on educational modules linked to professional qualification units that provide young specialist with concrete and measurable knowledge, skills and competences.
More specifically the sectorial qualification framework will allow students and applicants to independently orient themselves in the required training to upgrade their qualification; young people and specialists to obtain relevant professional qualifications and competences; employers to obtain specialists with clear and measurable modern qualifications; and outsiders to return to the country and get an opportunity to confirm their qualifications and receive the necessary certificates to obtain employment.
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