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BOLOGNA PROCESSES On June 19, 1999, 29 European Ministers of Education signed a declaration in the oldest town of Bologna. By signing the document the ministers expressed their willingness to participate in creation European Higher Education Area. Georgia joined Bologna Process in 2005 at Bergen Summit Main Documents of Bologna Processes Lisbon Convention (1997) _ recognition of qualification Sorbonne Declaration (1997) _ harmonization of architecture EHE (ECTS) Qualifications Framework for Higher Education _ Dublin Descriptors (2005) _ Short, first, second and third cycle award European Standards and Guidelines in Quality Assurance (2005)
EHEA What Does Mean To be the Member of European Higher Education The system of higher education equal of European higher education area Modified curriculum High quality of teaching and research Join degrees and programs with European universities Mobility of students and academic staff Recognized diplomas in Europe and in the world Autonomy of Universities To support the students activities in the administrative of the university, students self governance Employability
Georgian Education System Primary education I-VI Basic Education VII-IX I Level of VET, II Level of VET, III Level of VET Secondary education X-XII (total 12 years) United National Exam General Abilities Exam IV Level of VET, V Level of VET Intermediate Qualification (Higher vocational education) Bachelor Degree 240 ECTS Medical Education 300-360 ECTS Dental Medicine Education 300-360 ESTC Unified master’s examinations (General Ability) Master Degree 120 ECTS Doctoral Degree 180 ECTS
Higher Education Institution of Georgia College _ HEI implementing professional and/or only the first cycle programs _ Bachelor Program Teaching University _ HEI implementing higher education program (except doctoral programs) It is required to provide the second cycle Master program University _ HEI implementing educational programs of all the three cycle of higher academic education LEPL, n(E)n(C)LE, LTD Georgian education area is regulated by the following legal acts: Georgian Law “On Higher Education” Georgian Law “On Vocational Education” Georgian Law “On General Education” Georgian Law “On Education Quality Enhancement”
MESG Ministry of Education and Sciences of Georgia National Exam Centre (14 centres in Georgia, in July) (www.naec.ge)www.naec.ge The National Center for Educational Quality Enhancement (www.eqe.ge)www.eqe.ge Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation (www.rustaveli.org.ge)www.rustaveli.org.ge National Centre for Teachers Professional Development (www.tpdc.ge)www.tpdc.ge Main documents National Qualification Framework, consist 5 documents (general, vocational, higher education qualification framework, the forth and the fifth annex) Benchmarks documents which defines minimum competences of educational programs (Law, Medicine, Education) On April 2005 by order N145 of the Minister Education and Science of Georgia the format of state educational document Diploma Supplement was approved.
The National Center for Educational Quality Enhancement Authorization _ The instrument for external evaluation of compatibility of an institution with standards, certifying internal (self) evaluation. Authorization is obligatory for all types of educational institutions in order to carry out educational activities and to issue an educational document approved by the state. Accreditation _ Type of external evaluation mechanism, which determines the compatibility of an educational program with standards. State funding goes only to accredited programs. Accreditation is mandatory for doctoral programs and regulated professions as well as Georgian language and Liberal Arts. Undertake the validation of credentials issued in Georgia, amongst them, their legalisation and endorsement with an apostille; Recognition of foreign education; Promote the process of free movement of school, vocational and university students, academic personnel and administer student mobility procedures; Render legal aid to general education institutions on a contractual basis; Conduct small-scale researches in educational field.
Internationalization PROJECTS Tuning _ development of curriculum TEMPUS program _ 2010 (students career management, Teaching Excellence, University management, Tuning Methodology) TWINING-CEIBAL (capacity enhancement for implementing the Bologna Action Lines in Georgia) project _ 2 years cooperation of EU and MESG the “recognition manual” was elaborated (2009-2011) Erasmus Mundus _ mobility of students and academic staff Thank for Attention 7.03.2012