University as a Key Partner of NETwork for Vocational Educational Training Centers of Middle Age Generation in Uzbekistan (MAGNET)

Project Overview

Project Title University as a Key Partner of NETwork for Vocational Educational Training Centers of Middle Age Generation in Uzbekistan (MAGNET)
Project Number 574253-EPP-1-2016-1-DE-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP
Country Uzbekistan
Overall Project Value(EUR) 500 001 - 1 000 000
Project Start – Project End October 15, 2016–February 14, 2019
Project Status Closed

Funding and Implementing Organizations

Origin of Funding European Union
Project Budget(EUR) 646.471
Implementing Organization / Consortium

• Hochschule Fur Technik Wirtschaft Und Kultur Leipzig (Germany) - Project Coordinator
• Latvijas Kulturas Akademijas Agentura Latvijas Kulturas Akademijas Latvijas Kulturas Koledza (Latvija)
• Fergana State University (Uzbekistan)
• Qashqadaryo Viloyati Mehnat Bosh Boshqarmasi (Uzbekistan)
• Ajiniyaz Nomidagi Nukus Davlat Pedagogika Instituti (Uzbekistan)
• Ministry Of Labour And Social Security Of The Republic Of Karakalpakstan (Uzbekistan)
• Andijon Qishloq Hujaligi Instituti (Uzbekistan)
• Universitatea Dunarea De Jos Din Galati (Romania)
• Instituto Politecnico Da Guarda (Portugal)
• Karshi State University (Uzbekistan)
• O'zbekiston Qishloq Xo'jaligi Ilmiyishlab Chiqarish Markazi Andijon Viloyati Bo'limi (Uzbekistan)
• Fergana Municipal Center Of Employment Promotion (Uzbekistan)
• O'zbekiston Qishloq Xo'jaligi Ilmiy Ishlab Chiqarish Markazi Farg'ona Viloyat Bo'limi (Uzbekistan)
• O'zbekiston Mahalla Xayriya Jamoatfondining Qoraqalpog'iston Respublikasi Bo'limi (Uzbekistan)

Contact / Team Leader / Project Team
  • Hilola Sattarova, Fergana State University (Project Coordinator), +998 90 561 08 39, +998 91 660-59-58;
Beneficiary National government

Project Summary, Objectives and Results

Project Summary

The main objective of the project is to promote government reforms on social protection and employment of the population, reduction of unemployment and increase of the real incomes of the population, through training, retraining and advanced training of middle-aged unemployed people. For achieving the goals of the project cooperation of employment centres, women associations, government bodies (mahalla), research centers and agricultural institutions will be established.

Project Objectives
  • To integrate blended universities and society into socioeconomic development in Uzbekistan.
  • To promote and develop competitiveness and employability of middle age generation.
  • To develop network between University, enterprise, entrepreneurs and labour organizations.
  • To enhance training methodical complexes on bases of modernized training courses.
  • To develop multimedia approach for training of 8 subjects.
  • To retrain middle age generation of the society.
Education Sector VET (IVET & CVET)
Components of the Education Process Career planning, Social Partnership, Training of teachers / trainers
Occupational Field Security Services, Personal and Other Services, Sociology, Psychology, Educational Science
Target Groups Politicians/decision-makers in economics, labour, employment & education policy, Decision-makers and managers in VET and HE institutions, Employers and employer organisations, Learners (scholar, student, apprentice etc.), Lecturers, teachers, instructors, trainers, Trade unions, Training providers (public and private)
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  1. Equipment of Centres:

1.1. Installation of hardware and adjustment of software

1.2. Creation of Network


  1. Activity of Training Centre:

2.1. Preparing training program and training materials

2.2. Training of trainees

2.3. Follow-up of trainees


  1. Internal monitoring of the project


  1. Coordination meetings:

4.1. Control of activity of the project

4.2. Control of budget


  1. Dissemination:

5.1. Carrying out of conferences

5.2. Publication of materials on development and results of the project

5.3. Creation and updating web-page of project


6. Sustainability of the project

Project Results
  • Support to reduce unemployment level in regions of Uzbekistan provided.
  • Network of employers and employees created.

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