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					5th Call for proposals (deadline - 23 February 2012)

                      TEMPUS PARTNER SEARCH FORM
Partner-country     Uzbekistan (UZ)
General             Kokand is a city in Eastern Uzbekistan. Kokand is 228 km southeast of
information         Tashkent, 115 km west of Andijan, and 88 km west of Fergana. Kokand has
about region/       existed since at least the 10th century, under the name of Khavakend and was
town                frequently mentioned in traveler’s accounts of the caravan route between
                    India and China.
                    Kokand is at a crossroads on the old Silk Road caravan trails, the main
                    transportation junction in the Fergana Valley. Roads over the passes go East,
                    another leads Northwest over the mountains to Tashkent, and another West
                    through Khujand. Kokand has a population of about 500,000. It is nicknamed
                    “City of Winds”, or sometimes “Town of the Boar".

                    Kokand is also a center for the manufacture of fertilizers, chemicals,
                    machinery, and cotton and food products. Over the last two decades, new
                    districts and public buildings have been created in the city as well as many
                    houses, shops, cafes, restaurants and other private sector ventures. Kokand is
                    also an educational center with 1 institute, 14 colleges, 3 academic lyceums,
                    45 secondary schools, 5 musical schools, a theater, and 20 libraries. There are
                    7 historical and house museums located in Kokand.
Name of             Kokand State Pedagogical Institute
university:         www.kspi.uz
website:
Brief description   Kokand State Pedagogical Institute was founded in 1932 and nowadays in
of university,      Fergana Valley it is a leading higher education institution specialized in
faculty,            graduating teachers and educators for schools, academic lyceums and
department,         professional colleges.
number of           There are 17 Bachelor’s Degree and 8 Master’s Degree specializations in the
students            Institute. The number of faculties is 8:
                    The number
                    Bachelor’s Degree specializations – 17;
                    Master’s Degree specializations – 8;
                    Faculties – 6;
                          Mathematics and physics
                          Chemistry and biology
                          Pedagogy
                          Philology
                          History
                          Sports (Physical Training)
                    Number of Departments – 23;
                    Number of Students – 5510;
                    Number of teachers-501. (among them teachers’ with Doctor Degree-20,
                    teachers’ with Candidate of Science (Master’s Degree)-111.
Relevant            Kokand State Pedagogical Institute, its teachers and students have
information on      participated in the following international projects:
previous or on-            TEMPUS project UM_JEP-23155 “DESIRE - Development and
going                  strengthening of International Relations” (2002)
international              CMC LTD ITEC project for teachersorganized by India (2004-2006)
cooperation                MTCP project for students organized by Malaysia (2005)
                           JICE project for students and teachers of Japan
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Contacts of           Mrs. Zebo Isakova PhD
responsible           Head of Research Department
person: name,         Tel: (+99873 5951101)
title (Mr, Mrs,       Email: zebohon_isaqova@mail.ru
Dr, Prof),
position,             Mr. Anvar Hakimov Farmonovich PhD
telephone, fax, e-    Rector of Kokand State Pedagogical Institute
mails                 Tel:(+99873 5523838)
                      Email: rector@kspi.uz
                                         Project description
Project Title:        Increasing the role of pedagogical institutes in development of “Knowledge
                      Triangle” by improving the quality of students’ education and qualification of
                      teachers’ staff
Type of the           SCM
project:
Joint Project (JP)
or Structural
Measure (SM)
Area of project:      HES
Higher Education
and Society
(HES)
Subject                     Teaching and training
area/academic               Education science
discipline (see             Quality and evaluation of education
Annex 6)                    Physical science
                            Computing
                            School industry relationships
                            Information services
                            Training courses
Relevance to             Introduction of quality assurance
national or              Qualifications frameworks
regional priorities      Physical science and Computing
                         Knowledge triangle: education-innovation-research
                         Development of partnerships with enterprises
                         Development of international Relations
                         University management and student services
Brief need            The problems that project is focused on and is aimed to solve are very actual
analysis              nowadays because of the following reasons.

                      The graduating students of pedagogical institutes are future teachers in
                      schools and colleges. For the time being the skills and knowledge of most
                      graduating students, especially in physical sciences, do not satisfy modern
                      requirements. By improving the quality of pedagogical students’ education
                      we can make great contribution not only to the development of people’s
                      education system but also to economic, political and social development of
                      Uzbekistan in the long run. Because the knowledge gotten at the school desk
                      is a cornerstone in any person’s future development and teachers are like
                      “architects of the soul and basic background knowledge” play the most
                      important role in this process. And pedagogical institutes are the main
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                    producers of these “architects”.

                    For achieving this long run goal, improvement of teachers’ staff qualification
                    in pedagogical institutes is very necessary.
                    So development of modern qualifications frameworks for teachers’ staff is
                    one of the important issues for pedagogical institutes.

                    Moreover, undeveloped networking system among pedagogical institutes,
                    inactive participation of students and teachers in education quality assurance
                    and study program development processes are other reasons that make
                    realization of such project vitally important.

                    Indeed, methods of collection and analysis of key effectiveness indicators in
                    pedagogical institutes are quite different and ineffective and there is reliable
                    structure to measure student’s performance or professional preparedness to
                    labor market modern requirements.

                    Also, undeveloped partnership with enterprises, almost absence of
                    Knowledge triangle: education-innovation-research in pedagogical institutes
                    does not unlock the potential and opportunities that could be for economic
                    growth and political-social development in Uzbekistan.

                    In addition, in order to solve above problems it is significant to maintain
                    international cooperation and experience-knowledge exchange with
                    pedagogical institutes and organizations of EU.

                    For all these reasons the realization of this project is very necessary and by
                    realizing this project we can strike precisely to the roots of most economic,
                    structural and social problems in Uzbekistan.

Objectives and      The objectives of the project are following:
activities
                          to promote the integration of education, science and production by
                      developing modern research and innovation activities of students, teachers
                      and entrepreneurs in pedagogical institutes and enterprises (knowledge
                      triangle: education-innovation-research);
                          to improve the quality of students’ education and qualification of
                      teachers’ staff (especially, students and teachers of physical science and
                      computing) in pedagogical institutes;
                          to enhance quality assurance in pedagogical institutes by developing
                      modern qualifications frameworks and effective methods education
                      evaluation
                          to enhance networking and cooperation among pedagogical institutes,
                      Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialized Education, enterprises,
                      schools, colleges and EU educational organizations;
                          to interest and involve youth from pedagogical institutes, schools and
                      colleges in activities of the project



                    Activities of the project are following:

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                           selecting teachers (mostly teachers of physical science and computing)
                      of pedagogical institutes on competition base for creating project’s
                      workgroup;
                           organizing training/s on improvement the qualification, knowledge
                      and experience of selected teachers in EU educational institutions (trainings
                      on improving and implementing knowledge triangle: education-innovation-
                      research, qualifications frameworks and quality assurance, new approaches
                      in teaching physical science and computing);
                           realizing mini-projects by selected and trained teachers on
                      improvement the quality of education in their disciplines and directions in
                      Uzbekistan;
                           using methods as questioning, interviewing and information
                      technologies (creating the web site of the project, maintaining networking)
                      in activities and mini-projects of the project;
                           involving students, schools, colleges and enterprises in mini-projects
                      of selected trained teachers and activities of the project;
                           preparing recommendations and development of quality assurance
                      guidance, modern study programs by selected teachers on improvement
                      quality of education in pedagogical institutes and providing these
                      recommendations and reports to the Ministry of Higher and Secondary
                      Specialized Education and Ministry of People’s Education for further
                      consideration;
                           cooperating with the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialized
                      Education and Ministry of People’s Education in development of modern
                      qualification frameworks and study programs in pedagogical institutes;
                           establishing information center equipped with computers, internet and
                      office accessories for effective work of project participants, mini-projects
                      realization and further activities of the project;
                           organizing master classes and trainings on introducing Knowledge
                      triangle: education-innovation-research, quality assurance and physical
                      science discipline courses for teachers, students enterprises by inviting
                      international and national education experts to the information center.

Target groups             Pedagogical Institutes
and stakeholders          Students and student organization
                          Enterprises
                          Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialized Education of
                      Uzbekistan and Ministry of Public Education
                          Colleges and schools
Information              Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialized Education of
about other HEIs        Uzbekistan
in Uzbekistan to         Ministry of Public Education
be involved in           Nukus state pedagogical institute after Ajiniyaz
project                  Namangan Engineering-Pedagogical Institute
                         Navoi State Pedagogical Institute
                         Namangan State University
                         Uzbekistan Research Institute of Pedagogical Sciences by Kori Niyozi




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