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Social inclusion and gender equality to be addressed at CAEP events in Tashkent

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CAEP is organising two events in Uzbekistan this October that will be addressing the issue of how education can be used to promote social inclusion and gender equality in both Central Asia and the EU. …

Sep 28,2018
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First of new series of webinars is held on Qualifications Frameworks and Sectoral Councils

The first of a series of up to 5 online ‘webinars’ planned for the extension phase of CAEP 2 was held on 4th July. In order to make efficient and effective use of existing funds, …

Jul 04,2018
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4th Working Group meeting on Evidence Based Policy Making focuses on Career Guidance

This month saw the fourth meeting of the Working Group on Evidence Based Policy making in Higher Education (HE) and Vocational Education and Training (VET) take place in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The meeting was attended by …

Jun 28,2018
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CAEP signs agreement with the ‘Bologna Process and Academic Mobility Center’ in Kazakhstan

Today an important Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Central Asia Education Platform (CAEP) and the “Bologna Process and Academic Mobility Center”, under the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan. …

Jun 01,2018
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CAEP Regional Conference on Cooperation between Employers and HE and VET Institutions

The Regional Conference “Enhancing cooperation between employers and education institutions in Higher Education and Vocational Education and Training in the European Union and Central Asia countries”, took place in Warsaw on 14-16 March. Organised by …

Mar 23,2018
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CAEP 2 project extended for a further year until March 2019

The CAEP team is delighted to announce that the CAEP 2 project is officially being extended until March 2019 and will continue to build on the progress and achievements of the Platform since it was …

Mar 01,2018
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Peer Learning on Quality Assurance and Accreditation in HE and VET 2nd and Conclusive Meeting

What are the common characteristics of Quality Assurance and Accreditation (QAA) systems in Central Asia and European countries and what are the differences? How to set up an independent QA and Accreditation Agency? What are …

Feb 26,2018
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Peer Learning meetings on Quality Assurance and Accreditation kick off in Istanbul

The first in a series of Peer Learning (PLA) group meetings on Quality Assurance (QA) and Accreditation in Higher Education (HE) and Vocational Education & Training (VET) kicked off in Istanbul last week. Delegations from …

Dec 11,2017
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Final Working Group meeting on Data Collection takes place in Torino

Representatives from Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan gathered in Torino at the European Training Foundation (ETF) for the third and final meeting of the working group on ‘Data collection methodologies and evidence based …

Oct 16,2017
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National Meetings on NQF and QAA held in Tashkent

The series of CAEP National Meetings on National Qualification Frameworks (NQF) and Quality Assurance & Accreditation (QAA) reached its conclusion today after a two-day event in Tashkent, attended by over 30 Uzbek senior officers and …

Sep 27,2017
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Third Peer Learning Group event on National Qualifications Frameworks held in Riga

The 3rd and final meeting of the Peer Learning Group on National Qualifications Frameworks (NQFs) took place in Riga, Latvia on 18 and 19 September, hosted by the Latvian Ministry of Education and Science, and …

Sep 20,2017
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High Level Discussions on Quality Assurance and Accreditation in HE and VET take place in Dushanbe

More than 35 government officials and education professionals gathered in Dushanbe, Tajikistan on the 30 June, at the Conference Hall of the Academic Council of the Tajik Technical University, to discuss current developments and challenges …

Jul 26,2017
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Astana Declaration agreed at 2nd Ministerial Meeting

The Second Meeting of the European Union and Central Asia Ministers for Education was held on 23 June in Astana, Kazakhstan. The event was a great success and concluded with the Ministers and delegates agreeing …

Jun 26,2017
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Second Meeting of EU and Central Asia Ministers for Education

June 23 will see Ministers for Education from the EU and Central Asia meet in Astana, Kazakhstan to discuss reforms in the region in Higher Education (HE) and Vocational Education & Training (VET) and agree …

Jun 15,2017
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CAEP Regional Conference on Quality Assurance and Accreditation held in Dushanbe

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The Regional Conference, “Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Higher Education and Vocational Education and Training” was held in Dushanbe on 18th and 19th May, organised in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Science of …

May 26,2017
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Working Group on Data Collection Methodologies and Evidence Based Policy Making meets for 2nd time in Bishkek

Kyrgyz Republic

The second working group meeting on Data Collection Methodologies and Evidence Based Policy Making in Vocational Education and Training (VET) and Higher Education (HE) took place on April 26-28 in Bishkek. Four countries – Kazakhstan, …

May 19,2017
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CAEP and EHEF to coordinate HE and VET events in Dushanbe 17-19 May

CAEP will next week hold a Regional Conference “Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Higher Education and Vocational Education and Training” in Tajikistan, in cooperation with the EU-funded European Higher Education Fair (EHEF) Project. EHEF are …

May 11,2017
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Second Peer Learning Group event on NQF held in Bishkek

Kyrgyz Republic

On 24-25 April 2017 CAEP organized the second Peer Learning (PLA) event on National Qualifications Frameworks in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The meeting brought together representatives from the Kyrgyz Republic including the Delegation of the European Union, …

Apr 28,2017
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EHEF and CAEP events on HE and VET to take place in Dushanbe, Tajikistan in May

European Higher Education Fairs in Central Asia and Asia (EHEF) is a European Union funded project that brings together universities from Central Asia and the EU to discuss cooperation through conferences and roadshows as well …

Feb 10,2017
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Second Meeting of Ministers for Education to take place in Astana, Kazakhstan on June 23, 2017

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The 2nd Meeting of Ministers will be held in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan, on June 23, 2017. This will lead on from the successful First Ministerial Meeting in Riga in June 2015 which resulted …

Feb 01,2017
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NQF meeting held in Astana, Kazakhstan

Twenty-seven participants attended the NQF meeting held on 15 December 2016 in Astana, Kazakhstan. Representatives of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kasipkor Holding, JSC Information Analytical Center, the Association …

Dec 17,2016
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Student mobility report published by CAEP

The first version of a stock-taking report on mobility and capacity building in HE was shared with stakeholders at the Regional Conference which was held in Cracow on 16-18 November. The report presents an initial …

Nov 21,2016
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Regional Conference “Enhancing cooperation in Higher Education between Central Asia countries and the European Union” held in Cracow

“Cooperation”, “internationalization” and “mobility” were the three most popular words at the Regional Conference which took place in the historic city of Cracow in Poland on November 16-18. The event brought together 74 delegates from …

Nov 20,2016
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CAEP to organise Regional Conference on “Enhancing cooperation in Higher Education between Central Asia countries and the EU”

Hosted by the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education (MSHE), CAEP will organise a Regional Conference on “Enhancing cooperation in Higher Education between Central Asia countries and the European Union” in the premises of …

Oct 19,2016
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National meeting on NQF held in Bishkek

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High-level National Meeting on National Qualifications Framework in the Kyrgyz education sector brings together deputy ministers, senior officials and education experts from the Kyrgyz Republic and the European Union as part of the EU funded …

Sep 20,2016
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More than 40 Education Experts from Tajikistan and the EU meet to discuss the development of NQFs

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High-level National Meeting on National Qualifications Framework in the Tajik education sector brings together deputy ministers, senior officials and education experts from Tajikstan and the European Union as part of the EU funded “Central Asia …

Sep 17,2016
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First CAEP National Meetings on NQF held in Dushanbe and Bishkek

CAEP starts series of National Meetings in Central Asia countries to discuss current status of development of National Qualifications Frameworks (NQF) with events in Dushanbe and Bishkek. On September 13 (Dushanbe) and September 17 (Bishkek) …

Sep 01,2016
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CAEP project publishes second CAEP Newsletter

Dear colleagues, we are pleased to announce the launch of the Second CAEP Newsletter, which can be downloaded here. This newletter covers the CAEP Regional Conference on National Qualification Frameworks in Riga in April this …

Jul 06,2016
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Education professionals from EU member states and Central Asia meet in Riga to discuss current issues on Qualification Frameworks

The Central Asia Education Platform (CAEP) and the Latvian Ministry of Education and Science jointly organised a Regional Conference and Workshop on Qualification Frameworks in Central Asia countries, addressing current developments and cooperation perspectives, in …

May 05,2016
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CAEP project publishes first CAEP Newsletter

Dear colleagues CAEP team is pleased to announce the launch of the First CAEP Newsletter, which can be downloaded here. The newsletter is aimed at providing regular updates on project results, upcoming events and major …

Mar 31,2016
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EU and Central Asia ministers agree on further cooperation in higher and vocational education

Second Senior Officials’ Meeting and First Ministers Meeting of the EU and Central Asia Ministers for Education and Labour 25 – 26 June 2015 Hosted by the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European …

Jul 01,2015
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Central Asian Education Platform Celebrates the Launch of the Second Phase of the Project to Strengthen Education Reforms in the Region

The EU-funded project “Central Asian Education Platform (CAEP)”, implemented by a consortium led by GOPA Consultants, celebrates the extension of the project into a second phase up to 2018. 22 March, 2015 Since 2012, the …

Mar 22,2015
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CAEP Fourth Regional Workshop on “Employability, Quality and Mobility in Higher Education and Vocational Education & Training” in Istanbul, Turkey on 16-17 March 2015

Bad Homburg, 19 March 2015 Sixty-three delegates from Central Asia and the EU have attended the Central Asian Education Platform’s (CAEP) Forth Regional Workshop on “Employability, Quality and Mobility in Higher Education and Vocational Education …

Mar 20,2015
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Central Asia: Aiming towards better quality education

Delegates from Central Asian Education Ministries and Institutions discussed together with EU education experts good practices for improving quality in Vocational Education & Training and Higher Education Bad Homburg, 13 December 2014 Seventy-six delegates from …

Dec 14,2014
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Support to National Tempus Offices (NTO) in conducting Human Resources Management follow-up activities in Kazakhstan May-August 2014

After the successful completion of HRM follow-up events in Kyrgyzstan in October 2013 and in Uzbekistan in January 2014, a major activity has taken place in Kazakhstan from May to August 2014, involving two international …

Sep 01,2014
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Regional Workshop on “Teacher Policies and Quality Approaches in Central Asian Education Systems” was successfully conducted in Istanbul on 12-13 May 2014.

The EU funded Central Asian Education Platform (CAEP) project successfully conducted a Regional Workshop entitled “Teacher Policies and Quality Approaches in Central Asian Education Systems” in Istanbul on 12-13 May 2014, promoting the policy dialogue …

May 13,2014
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CAEP supported the National Conference on Human Resources Management and Development in the Higher Education System of Uzbekistan in Tashkent on 22-23 January, 2014

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The conference aimed at disseminating the results of the regional Tempus seminar on “Human Resources Management in Public Higher Education”, held in Tashkent in October, 2012. The conference was held in cooperation with the Ministry …

Jan 23,2014
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