Support to a Demand-oriented Further Education Network

Project Overview

Project Title Support to a Demand-oriented Further Education Network
Project Number 2003.2155.4, 2005.2145.0
Country Kyrgyzstan
Overall Project Value(EUR) 500 001 - 1 000 000
Project Start – Project End December 1, 2006–May 31, 2009
Project Status Closed

Funding and Implementing Organizations

Origin of Funding GIZ (GTZ)
Project Budget(EUR) 716,800
Implementing Organization / Consortium

GOPA Consultants - Lead
A&D Consult

Contact / Team Leader / Project Team

Wolfgang Hellwig, Project Director
Team leader: Mr. Juergen Kosemund

Beneficiary Ministry of Finance

Project Summary, Objectives and Results

Project Summary

The project initiated close cooperation between representatives of the Kyrgyz economy (enterprises) and selected providers of further training in order to make the training programmes more responsive to the demands of the workplace. The activities in this regard were part of the overall strategy, “sustainable economic development”, of the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development. Selected public and private training providers were provided with new curricula of a modular structure. Besides this, the German side supported the training providers with facilities to ensure the quality of the training courses.

Project Objectives

As a result of this intervention, the ability of the students to find an adequate job in the Kyrgyz economy should be enhanced.

Education Sector VET (IVET & CVET)
Components of the Education Process Examination, certification and accreditation, Social Partnership, Standards and curriculum development
Occupational Field Construction and Geodesy, Economy, Trade, Business and Administration, Leather and Textiles
Target Groups Learners (scholar, student, apprentice etc.), Lecturers, teachers, instructors, trainers, Training providers (public and private)
Related Projects

Promotion of Continuing Vocational Education and Training in the Kyrgyz Republic


– Advising the ministry and training providers
– Support in design of further training courses
– Network promotion
– Establishment of certification system
– Promotion of social dialogue
– Conduction of labour market needs analysis
– Provision of material goods for workshops

Project Results

– Qualification programme “Office Manager”
– Qualification programme “Basic Qualification E-welder”
– Supplement qualification programme “E-Welder”
– Programmes are installed at six further training centres
– concept for the development of qualification modules is established (applicable for the development of further training measures as well as for the curricular development in initial vocational education
– teaching and learning material for all qualification programmes are developed
– donor harmonisation via round table discussions
– brochures on occupational safety for education in the welding sector are developed

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