Network for QA in Professional Higher Education (QAPHENET)

In the beginning of 2017 IAAR entered into consortium as a partner that participate in the project competition of program Erasmus+ «Network for QA in Professional Higher Education, QAPHENET». Coordinator of the project is the Universidad de Murcia, UMU (Spain).

The aim of the QAPHENET project is the creation of a network for development and implementation of instruments on quality assurance of higher education that will give the widen choice of learning pathway for students, at the same time create additional employment and fill gaps between the professional HEIs and industry.

Results of the participation: in the review process.

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Kazak Universities to Foster Quality Assurance Processes in Technology Enhanced Learning (KUTEL)

In the end of December, 2016 IAAR entered into consortium as a partner that participate in the project competition of program Erasmus+ «Kazak Universities to foster quality assurance processes in Technology Enhanced Learning, KUTEL». Coordinator of the project is the Università degli Studi Guglielmo Marconi, USGM (Italy).

Project proposal is the assistance to the reform and modernization of higher education in Kazakhstan through implementation of national quality assurance system for technology enhanced learning.

Results of the participation: in the review process.

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Integrate (high quality) Practical Experience in Higher Education (IPEE)

In 2016 IAAR participated in the project competition of program Erasmus+ «Integrate (high quality) Practical Experience in Higher Education, IPEE» as a partner. Coordinator of the project was the Tampere University of Technology, TUT (Finland).

The membership of the consortium had also included the Accreditation Agency Specialised in Accrediting Degree Programmes in Engineering (ASIIN e.V, Germany), the National Centre for Educational Quality Enhancement (NCEQE, Georgia).

Project proposal was the development of approach and set of tools to stimulate the continuous, structured cooperation between higher education, science and business for increasing the employment opportunities of graduates.

Mission of theproject was to improve the sustainable development of partner countries in the field of higher education, cooperation and mutual exchange of experience among stakeholdersfrom the higher education institutions, employers and representatives of profession from partner countries in Eastern Europe (Georgia), Central Asia (Kazakhstan) and EU (Finland, Germany, Great Britain, Netherlands), and also with the external organizations on quality assurance of higher education to establish the quality standarts.

Results of the participation: project did not pass

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U.S. Embassy Program Small Grants

On Mart 24, 2016 IAAR applied for U.S. Embassy Program Small Grants with the project «Reduction of social inequalities and recognition in Kazakhstan of the learning outcomes in international schools».

Project proposal is the reduction of social inequalities through assistance to the recognition of the learning outcomes in international schools active in Kazakhstan.

Expected results: international schools will be assisted to achieve social equity of the students; there will be established the dialogue platform to inform the general public about the activity of international schools; there will be assisted changes in regulatory legal acts on activity of international schools and recognition in Kazakhstan its learning outcomes; involvement of stakeholdersto assess and improve the accreditation standarts.

Results of the participation: project did not pass