Water Management Skills Development – Phase IV

Project Overview

Project Title Water Management Skills Development – Phase IV
Project Number 7F01289
Country Uzbekistan
Overall Project Value(CHF) 2 000 001 - 4 000 000
Project Start – Project End March 1, 2015–February 29, 2020
Project Status Active

Funding and Implementing Organizations

Origin of Funding Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)
Project Budget(CHF) 3.895.000
Implementing Organization / Consortium

• Centre for Secondary Specialised Vocational Education of the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialized Education (CSSVE)
• Ministry of Labour and Social Protection
• Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources
• “Uzkommunkhizmat” (Communal Service) Agency
• Chamber of Commerce and Industry
• Vocational Colleges and their Regional Competence Centres
• Ministries’ affiliated institutions and training centres
• Water sector institutions and companies
• GOPA

Contact / Team Leader / Project Team
  • Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Eurasia Division, eurad_oza@eda.admin.ch, +41 (0)58 462 44 14
Beneficiary Not Assigned

Project Summary, Objectives and Results

Project Summary

The fourth Phase of the Skills Development Project (SDP) in Uzbekistan contributes to the improvement and further development of the VET system by introducing and strengthening the systemic approach to cooperation among stakeholders in the water sector within the cycle “Demand-Training-Job Placement”. The systemic approach to be followed in this Phase of SDP is going to serve as a blueprint for other sectors of the economy and be replicated accordingly.

The project objective is to contribute to the reform of the VET sector in Uzbekistan through the development of synergies between educational process and labor market demands.

Project Objectives
  • To improve cooperation of key Ministries and Agencies in the cycle “Demand-Training-Job Placement” for water-sector professions.
  • To adopt the training framework for two professions of the water supply sector.
  • To train required specialists both in the secondary specialized education system and the adult further education system.
Education Sector VET (IVET & CVET)
Components of the Education Process Education Management, Education Policy Advice & Development, Institutional strengthening & capacity building, Standards and curriculum development, Teaching and learning technologies (arrangements)
Occupational Field Interdisciplinary Sciences
Target Groups Politicians/decision-makers in economics, labour, employment & education policy, Decision-makers and managers in VET and HE institutions, Developers of standards, programs, curricula etc., Learners (scholar, student, apprentice etc.), Lecturers, teachers, instructors, trainers
Related Projects

Water Management Skills Development Project

Activities
  • Elaborating of a cooperation model for the coordination of expertise of the key Ministries and Agencies.
  • Creating of a unified information system for key Ministries and Agencies.
  • Developing of a model for labor-market needs analysis.
  • Creating of a manual for the labor-market needs analysis so it could replicable in other sectors of the Uzbek economy.
  • Creating of a new standards and curricula for professions of water sector supply sector.
  • Creating of a new/revision of current further training programs for professions of water sector supply sector.
  • Piloting of new curricula and standards and new/revised further training programs in four colleges in Samarkand and Syrdarya regions.
  • Creating of four Regional Competence Centres.
Project Results
  • A cooperation model for the coordination of expertise of the key Ministries and Agencies within the cycle “Demand-Training-Job Placement” activities elaborated and tested for the water sector.
  • New standards and curricula and new/revised further training programs for professions of water supply sector approved by respective Ministries/Agencies.
  • Four Regional Competence Centres created.

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