Regional Conference – Strengthening education reforms and employability in Central Asia and the EU

The European Education Initiative (EEI) and the Central Asia Education Platform (CAEP) 2012-2019

February 13, 2019

Brussels (Belgium)

CAEP and DG DEVCO

Madina Gainelgazykyzy ([email protected])

In the framework of the Central Asia Education Platform (CAEP) Phase II, a final CAEP Regional Conference entitled “Strengthening education reforms and employability in Central Asia and the EU – The European Education Initiative (EEI) and the Central Asia Education Platform (CAEP) 2012-2019” will take place in Brussels on 13 February 2019.

The purpose of this Regional Conference is to

  • Review the outcomes of CAEP to date;
  • Give the opportunity to discuss future perspectives for cooperation in HE and VET between the European Union, EU Member States and Central Asian countries at regional level.

Representatives from Central Asian Ministries of Education have been invited to join participants from the Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development (DG DEVCO), project partners Erasmus+ and the European Training Foundation (ETF), EU Member States and the CAEP Team, to share their views on recent developments in education reform in Central Asia and how cooperation within the region and with the EU has and can continue to strengthen policy dialogue.

The following day will see the 4th and conclusive CAEP steering committee meeting where project outcomes and recommendations for ensuring future dialogue will be discussed.