Support to Kazakhstan’s Education System Reform, Including Gender-Oriented Vocational Education and Training

Project Overview

Project Title Support to Kazakhstan’s Education System Reform, Including Gender-Oriented Vocational Education and Training
Project Number 2004.2213.9
Country Kazakhstan
Overall Project Value(EUR) 500 001 - 1 000 000
Project Start – Project End May 1, 2007–October 31, 2010
Project Status Closed

Funding and Implementing Organizations

Origin of Funding GIZ (GTZ)
Project Budget(EUR) 928,272
Implementing Organization / Consortium

GOPA Consultants

Contact / Team Leader / Project Team

Coordinator: Wolfgang Hellwig, Email: wolfgang.hellwig@gopa.de
Team leader: Roland Mehrmann

Beneficiary Ministry of Education and Science

Project Summary, Objectives and Results

Project Summary

The aim of the project is to improve the quality and increase the capacity of initial and further education in the field of commercial training to raise the participation of young women in VET programmes. The main partners involved are the vocational colleges in the different regions and the Ministry of Education and Science.

Project Objectives

To improve the quality and increase the capacity of initial and further education in the field of commercial training to raise the participation of young women in VET programmes.

Education Sector VET (IVET & CVET)
Components of the Education Process Education Policy Advice & Development, Examination, certification and accreditation, Institutional strengthening & capacity building, Quality assurance, Standards and curriculum development, Training of teachers / trainers
Occupational Field Agriculture and Food Processing, Construction and Geodesy, Economy, Trade, Business and Administration
Target Groups Politicians/decision-makers in economics, labour, employment & education policy, Developers of standards, programs, curricula etc., Lecturers, teachers, instructors, trainers, Training providers (public and private)
Related Projects

Towards Improved VET System in Kyrgyzstan

Activities

– Labour market analyses; qualification demand analyses
– Institutional strengthening and capacity building
– Modernisation of VET curricula according to the needs of the economy
– Development of VET standards
– Development of final exams (pilot schools)
– Further training of VET teachers and trainers
– Support of external training providers to design and offer new training programmes
– Quality assurance of the new programmes; design of a new certification system
– Monitoring and evaluation
– Development of a national VET policy and strategy for secondary VET and continuing/adult training
– Preparation and implementation of a communication strategy to raise public awareness of the VET reform process and project results
– Donor coordination

Project Results

– Pilot curricula for six occupations are developed: automotive mechanics, agricultural machine mechanics, office administrator, construction engineer, farmer, accountant
– Conception for the development of questionnaires on project perception are available
– Report on “work shadowing” (Hospitation) as evaluation method is available
– Monitoring and evaluation report

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