National conference of education 2018

International Education Conference

13 – 14 November 2018

 

Sections:

Cooperation with International organizations – A Pillar of Turkmenistan Modernization efforts

 

Sub-Section A                                                                                           Sub-Section B

 

Objectives:

  • Understanding the implications of global trends and drivers in education for Turkmenistan
  • Analysing EU and Central Asian experience for Turkmenistan’s skills development
  • Presenting current activities in international cooperation
  • Providing international expertise in the implementation of national strategies including EU projects and other donors
  • Addressing closer international cooperation as a catalyst for investing in human capital.

 

Method

  • Turkmen and international experts will address topics together
  • On 30 October 2018, a preconference for Turkmen participants and resident international experts will be held
  • Results of the conference will be considered in ongoing activities of the National Institute of Education and the EU project “Support to the Education Sector of Turkmenistan” and other EU-funded projects
  • Further information is available (planned) at:
    eutap.tm
    www.education-turkmenistan.eu/conference .
  

International Cooperation

 Central Asian experience

 

Section A

 

European experience

 

Section B

 

1st Block

Tuesday, 13 November

4.00 pm – 5.30 pm

A1

Aligning the Labour Market with Turkmenistan’s Social and Economic Goals

 

B1

ERASMUS+, Torino Process & CAEP – Lessons Learned and Opportunities

2nd Block

Wednesday, 14 November

9.00 am   – 10.30 am

A2

Quality Assurance of Education in the context of Lifelong Learning Approach

B2

Professional Development of Teachers

3rd Block

Wednesday, 14 November

10.30 am– 12.00 am

A3

The Digitalization of Education

B3

Policy Learning, Standards and Frameworks

4th Block

Wednesday, 14 November

12.00 am– 1.30 pm

A4

Human Capital Development for Finance, Agriculture and Entrepreneurship

B4

Structural Alignment

 

 

 

Block A1

Tuesday, 13 November

4.00 pm – 5.30 pm

 

Aligning the Labour Market with Turkmenistan’s Social and Economic Goals

Objectives:

  • Understanding the significance, tools, possibilities and limits of managing the labour market
  • Linking employment policies with education strategies
  • Understanding the impact of digital technology on the labour market.
PresenterCountry, PositionTopicSponsor
Dimitri VassiliouGreece, Expert EU ProjectLabour market and employment policies

 

 

EU

Lalia MeredovaTurkmenistan, Ministry of Labour, ExpertLabour market policies for job creation

 

 

N.A.

Jeren KhanaevaTurkmenistan, Independent ConsultantLabour market regulation in TurkmenistanN.A.
Muhammed AbaevTurkmenistan, PhD studentSetting up a further education system for skills development in the electronic industry

 

N.A.

 

Contributors:

Presentations and Documents:

 

Block A2

Wednesday, 14 November

9.00 am – 10.30 am

Quality Assurance of Education in the context of Lifelong Learning Approach

Objectives:

  • To highlight contemporary approaches in Lifelong Learning development and the role of higher education
  • To emphasise the role of Quality Assurance in Higher Education
  • To present proposals for the development of a Quality Assurance Concept for Higher Education System in Turkmenistan
  • To discuss expected results of Quality Assurance Concept in the context of the education system of Turkmenistan.
PresenterCountryTopicSponsor
Linards DeidulisLatvia, Expert EU projectThe impact of Higher Education Quality for Lifelong LearningEU
Gulnabat GurdovaTurkmenistan, Deputy Dean, Turkmen State Institute of Economics and ManagementGraduates’ competencies are the conceptual basis of higher education quality assurance systemN.A.
Baiba RamiņaLatvia, Expert EU projectScenarios for the development of a Quality Assurance System in TurkmenistanEU
Aidana ShilibekovaKazakhstan, Deputy Director, “Nazarbayev Intellectual schools”Development of a system of criteria-based assessment of students’ academic achievementsT

 

Contributors:

Presentations and Documents:

A draft concept of quality assurance in Turkmenistan developed within the EU education project

 

Block A3

Wednesday, 14 November

10.30 am – 12.00 am

The Digitalisation of Education

Objectives:

  • To inform the participants about the activities of EU-funded projects in contributing to the national concept of education digitalisation
  • To underline the potential of technology-based learning
  • To discuss further actions and solutions within Turkmenistan’s context
  • To address international cooperation.
PresenterCountryTopicSponsor
Sapar TagonovTurkmenistan, EntrepreneurAddressing Management Information System (MIS) and Educational MIS for performance improvementN.A.

 

 

Durdy Babylov/Turkmenistan, EU projectUsing an LMS for adapting new pedagogical approaches: first experience and lesson learntN.A.
Guvanch CharyevIntroducing digital competencies in education
Yegor KryukovInternational Expert, EU projectContent creation: possibilities and pitfallsEU
Tatyana Koroleva

 

Turkmenistan, Construction VET schoolIntroducing computer-based testing in a TVET school: the experience of the construction college.
Aigul Kazzhanova, Svetlana IsspusinovaKazakhstan, “Nazarbayev Intellectual schools”The SMK portal – on-line suport for teachers
Aigul Kazzhanova, Svetlana IsspusinovaKazakhstan, “Nazarbayev Intellectual schools”Development of roboto-techniques in school

 

Contributors:

Vladimir Nabokov, Independent EU expert:  Possibilities for digital education in the 21st century

 Presentations and Documents

  • National Concept for education digitalisation, issues September 2017
  • Work plan for the implementation of the National Concept, National Institute of Education of Turkmenistan 2018 – 2020.

 

Block A4

 

Wednesday, 14 November

12.00 am – 13.30 pm

Human Capital Development for Finance, Agriculture and Entrepreneurship

Objectives:

  • To inform about the activities of EU-funded projects in contributing to skills development in the areas of finance, agriculture and entrepreneurship
  • To introduce UNESCO’s work in the areas of effective TVET Policies for employability and entrepreneurship of youth
  • To discuss global and Turkmen experience gained and lessons learned
  • To strengthen international cooperation for ongoing modernisation efforts.
PresenterCountryTopicSponsor
Hiromichi KatayamaUNESCO Head Quarter, Section for youth, Literacy and Skills developmentTVET for employment and entrepreneurshipT
Adrian JolliffeUK, Team Leader EU ProjectEnhancement of Public Funds Management: Experience gained, and lessons learntEU
David Pepper/

Farhad Orunow

UK, Deputy Team Leader EU ProjectAddressing skills gaps: where we are, where do we want to goEU
Meretgeldy Orazgeldyev/ Tschary ChoshievTurkmenistan, Textile CollegeWater utilization in garment production

 

N.A.

 

Contributors:

Marine Gazaryan; Armenia, Expert EU project: Addressing qualification requirements for capital markets

Iskander Sultanmuradov; Turkmenistan, Entrepreneur: The impact of skills update on the Bottom line

Daniel Klee; Germany, EU expert: Self-reliant internships in Higher and Vocational Education and Training

 

Presentations and Documents:

Updated curricula and multimedia resources, developed within the framework of the EU education project.

 

 

Block B1

Tuesday, 13 November

4.00 pm – 5.30 pm

 

ERASMUS+, Torino Process and CAEP – Lessons Learned and Opportunities

Objectives:

  • To familiarise with ERASMUS+ and identify the lessons learned
  • To present the advantages of continuing to cooperate with ERASMUS+
  • To understand the impact of Turkmenistan’s decision to join the Torino process
  • To learn about the EU-funded regional cooperation initiatives.
PresenterCountryTopicSponsor
Ian CummingUK, European Training FoundationIgniting a Policy Dialogue for education modernisation: The ETF Torino ProcessT
Alisher FaramuzovTajikistan, Director, VET Support FoundationThe ETF Torino Process: a Tajikistan PerspectiveUnder question
Christian WagnerTeam Leader EU projectThe Central Asia Education platform: concept, examples, and achievementsEU
Ogulsapar Nazarova // Ogulsona GodzhaevaTempus CoordinatorEntering the global education space: a Turkmen viewT

 

Contributors:

Sapargul Valieva, Coordinator Tempus and Erasmus Mundus Projects:  Cooperating with EU projects: Insights gained.

Hodzhamuradov Allamurad, Turkmenistan, Turkmen State Institute of Culture: The current role of international cooperation for the development of educational system.

 

Presentations and Documents:

 

 

Block B2

Wednesday, 14 November

9.00 am – 10.30 am

Professional Development of Teachers

Objectives:

  • To learn about best practices in Teachers’ Professional Development
  • To underline the importance of the teachers’ role in the classroom
  • To analyse successful regional and global experiences
  • To discuss achievements and challenges in the area of Teachers’ Professional Development.

 

PresenterCountryTopicSponsor
Joanna Madalińska-MichalakUniversity of Warsaw, Poland, Chair Teacher Education Policy in EuropeTeachers’ lifelong learning and professional developmentUNESCO
Svetlana IsspusinovaKazakhstan, Deputy Chairperson, “Nazarbayev Intellectual schools”Enhancing teachers’ capacity: NIS experienceT
Zumrat JumaevaTurkmenistan, School PrincipalA role of the teacher in developing secondary school students’ competenciesT

 

Contributors:

Philip Warwick; Pearson Education Ltd, EU expert: Running with Scissors – Authenticity in the Classroom

Maria Jolanta Bogucka; Pearson Education Ltd, EU expert: insights gained from training Turkmen foreign language teachers

Liliana Nicolaescu-Onofrei, Expert EU project: Developing entrepreneurial competences in general school

Guzel Gadschigaeva; Turkmenistan, Construction College: Content-assisted interactive learning

 

Presentations and Documents:

Updated curricula and multimedia resources, developed within the framework of the EU education project.

 

 

Block B3

Wednesday, 14 November

10.30 am – 12.00 am

Policy Learning, Standards and Qualification Frameworks in Education

Objectives:

  • To highlight the current state of affairs in International Cooperation in Policy Learning, Policy Dialogue and Qualification Frameworks
  • To understand the linkage between qualification standards and requirements of the labour market
  • To share good practice from national implementation in various countries and to learn about experience gained in cooperation between EU and Central Asia
  • To reflect on the experience in using education standards in Turkmenistan.
PresenterCountryTopicSponsor
Folkert MilchGermany, Team Leader EU projectSkills enhancement of Civil Servants: Achievements and ChallengesEU
Babahan BerdiyevCoordinator, Academy of Civil ServantsCivil Servant Academy: Cooperation with EUT
Zhanar AbdildinaKazakhstan, Director, “Nazarbayev Intellectual schools”Concepts for updating content in secondary educationT
Aysenem AgabaevaTurkmenistan, Deputy Dean, Humanitarian UniversityThe Bologna process: reforms in the field of TurkmenistanN.A.

 

Contributors:

Ogulsona Annamuradova; Turkmenistan, Tourism VET School: Development of the professional standards of tourist guides

Katarzyna Trawinska-Konador; Poland, guest speaker: National Qualifications Frameworks – Concept and Implementation Challenges.

 

Presentations and Documents:

 

Block B4

Wednesday, 14 November

12.00 am – 13.30 pm

Structural alignment

Objectives:

  • To map the current balance between the education sector and expectation in the context of international cooperation
  • To analyse global and regional experience in structural alignment
  • To understand drivers, global and regional trends in the evolution of institutional landscapes
  • To inform the debate and equip policymakers.
PresenterCountryTopicSponsor
Stefan SiewertGermany, Team Leader EU projectStructural change in Turkmenistan’s education system: Pro and contraEU
Bayram ByashimovTurkmenistan, Director, National Institute of EducationPivot to invest in Human Capital: a 21st-century requirementN.A.
Johannes Stenbaek MadsenEU Delegation to Kazakhstan, Head of Cooperation SectionAchievements and challenges in EU Central Asia cooperation in the field of educationEU
Aigul KazzhanovaKazakhstan, Managing Director, “Nazarbayev Intellectual schools”Disseminating the NIS Experience to the Education System

 

Contributors:

Presentations and Documents: