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Cooperation between Kazakh and UK universities: present status & priority areas Shaizada Tasbulatova NTO Coordinator in Kazakhstan London, November 11 th, 2011
Some history Tempus operational in Kazakhstan since National Tempus Office set up as a separate unit in June 2005.
Brief information about Kazakhstan Capital – Astana Population – 16+ mln Territory – 2 724,9 thousand square km Length of borders – km Highest mountain – Khan Tengri (6995 m) Biggest lakes – Caspian sea, Aral sea, Lake Balkhash Longest rivers – Yertis (4248 km), Yesil (2450 km) Zhaiyik (2428 km), Syr Dariya (2219 km).
Number of students in HEIs in Kazakhstan
Number of higher education institutions in Kazakhstan ( ). Years Total Public Private
Principal Tasks of NTO Providing information support and consultancy on participation in the activities of the Tempus programme; Assisting Kazakh universities in seeking and establishing contacts with potential partners to set up project consortia; Monitoring of on-going projects; Preparing and providing information on the developments in the field of higher education, its strategic priorities for stakeholders; Supporting partnership and sharing experience between ongoing Tempus projects, dissemination of information;
Statistics During projects financed, (23 national, 36 regional,) 44 JEP/JP, 15 SCM/SM) Amount allocated by EC – mln. in mln. in mln. in mln. At present - 25 ongoing Tempus projects. For Call 5 for CA – 9,5 mln.
Statistics (cont.) JEP/JPSCM/SMIMGTotal Tempus II ( ) Tempus III ( ) Tempus IV (2007 – 2010) Total Tempus II - IV
Projects with the involvement of UK universities T_JEP Tacis «Engineering Curricula for a New Degree Structure at KazNTU». Partners: Universita degli studi di L'Aquila, Monteluco – IT (GH); University College London – London, UK; Kazakh Satpaev national technical university – KZ; T_JEP Tacis. «National Kazakhstan environmental education centre». Partners: University of Southampton, UK (GH). University of land planning, Wageningen, NL; Kazakh state academy for architecture and construction – Almaty and National Centre on environmental training – KZ; T_JEP – Tacis. «Programme in health services management». Partners: University of Manchester, UK (GH). Maastricht University, NL; Kazakh State Medical University – Almaty, KZ.
Projects with the involvement of UK universities T_JEP Tacis «Creation of the Centre for Pedagogical Jurisprudence». Partners: European Public Law Centre - Athens, GR (GH). National university of Athens – GR; University of North London - Colchester, UK; Kazakh University of humanities and law – Almaty, KZ. CD_JEP – Tacis. «European Studies Centre Almaty in Law and Economics (ESCALADE)». Partners: Universita Cattolica del Sacro Quore di Milano, IT (GH); Utrecht state university, NL; University of Cambridge – Cambridge, UK; WEBRESULTS S.R.L. – Bergamo, IT; Kazakh-American University and Kazakh university of humanities and law – Almaty, KZ;
Projects with the involvement of UK universities CD_JEP Tacis «Development of Curriculum for Master Degree Programme in Computer Science and Computer-based Learning in the Institute of Mechanics and Mathematics at Al-Farabi». Partners: University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK (GH). Blekinge Institute of Technology– Ronneby, SE; Valencia politechnical university, ES; Kazakh al- Farabi national university, KZ; CD-JEP «Social education and communication». Partners: University of Strathclyde - Glasgow, UK (GH). Noordelijke Hogeschool Leeuwarden, NL; Ablaikhan University of international relations and world languages, KZ. SM_SCM-T081A «Promoting the external dimension of the Bologna process: Quality assurance in a national and transnational context». Partners: EURASHE – Brussels, BE (GH); Robert Gordon University – Aberdeen, UK; Kazakh-British technical university – KZ & two more HEIs in KG and TJ.
Projects with the involvement of UK universities
Projects with the involvement of UK universities (ongoing)
TEMPUS AT-TEMPUS-JPCR «Teaching competency and infrastructure for e-Learning and retraining». Partners: University of Vienna, AT (Coordinator); Darmstadt technical university, DE; Munchen technical university, DE; Open University – London, UK; In KZ - Al-Farabi Kazakh national university, Kazakh-Turkish Yassawi international university and 3 partners in Uzbekistan.
Summary CoordinatorsPartners Tempus II ( ) Tempus III ( ) Tempus IV (2007 – 2010) Total Tempus II - IV
Partners in UK involved in projects with KZ universities University College London – London (2); University of Cambridge – Cambridge (2); Robert Gordon University – Aberdeen (2); University of Southampton – (1); University of Manchester - (1);. University of North London – Colchester (1); University of Greenwich (1); University of Newcastle upon Tyne (1); University of Strathclyde – Glasgow (1); North Highland College (1); University of Brighton – (1); North Highland College and Plymouth University - (1); Open University – London (1); Institution of Chemical Engineers –(1); Go Group (Glasgow Opportunities);
Kazakhstan National priorities for Joint Projects Curriculum Reform: Teacher training and education science, Humanities (Religion), Business and administration (Broad programmes, Finance, banking, insurance), Law (International law, Public administration, EU law), Life science, Physical science, Mathematics and statistics, Computing, Engineering and engineering trades, Manufacturing and processing, Architecture and building, Agriculture, forestry and fishery, Veterinary, Health, Social services, Environmental protection. Governance Reform: Higher Education and Society
Kazakhstan National priorities for Structural Measures Kazakhstan National priorities for Structural Measures Governance Reform: Higher Education and Society:
Central Asia Regional Priorities JOINT PROJECTS STRUCTURAL MEASURES
Priority areas Harmonising Kazakhstan HE with the principles of the Bologna process; Transition to Bachelor-Master-PhD model; Development of Competence based Curriculum; Qualifications Frameworks; Development and Offering joint degrees; International accreditation of HEIs; Student services – tools and technologies to strengthen the role of students in the decision making process and management of universities. Extending international dimension of Kazakhstan higher education (including implementing corporate management, strategic planning, etc.); Academic freedom, autonomy of HEIs). Need in Leading partners (Project Coordinators)
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