InYouS project is developed by Federation of Youth Clubs (Armenia) and its partners from Georgia, Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, Turkey, Belgium, Czech Republic, Poland, Portugal, Sweden and Romania. The project will ameliorate the recognition of youth work and non-formal education through development of certified “International youth studies” curricula (and organizing a distance-learning course for youth workers) and open educational materials for European Higher Education Institutions.
Project duration: January 2018 – June 2019
Through developed curricula the project will enhance the quality of the human resources available to youth policy and practice in Europe, in line with the Lisbon Strategy, the European Youth Pact and the EU Youth Strategy. It contributes also to the modernization of higher education by designing an integrated course for an international and multilingual student body. The project’s educational principles positively value the accumulated experience and skills of practitioners from partner youth networks upgrading their qualifications and engaging in expansive professional development.
- Stimulating and strengthening integration of non-formal education and formal education at universities through establishment of certified course on International youth studies.
- Creating bridges between formal and non-formal education, youth policy and practice in order to release innovation potential to raise the quality of educational and social service to Europe’s young people, to promote career flexibility and mobility, and to assert the value and utility of evidence-based policy and practice;
- Strengthening human potential in youth field by building a critical mass of quality youth workers;
- Promoting international recognition of the youth work and non-formal education through developing and adopting award criteria that are in line with formal educational system.
GOVERN (FOSTERING AUTONOMY AND ACCOUNTABILITY: DEVELOPMENT OF STATE-OF-THE-ART HE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR EFFICIENT CHANGES IN LINE WITH BOLOGNA PRINCIPLES) is a three-year national project, under the priority of Governance Reform, EACEA N° 35/2012, 6th call and Structural Measures action.
The wider objective is to enable application of the state-of-the-art management system at Armenian HEIs for promoting effective and efficient structural changes in line with Bologna agenda thus enhancing HEIs autonomy and accountability.
Yerevan State Academy of Fine Arts
The specific objectives target enhancement of autonomy and accountability of Higher Education Institutions through:
- building on the capacity of administrative staff for managing system changes efficiently
- revising the legal (system level) and regulatory (HEI level) frameworks in line with Bologna action lines;
- establishing the state-of-the-art university management system through overhaul of approaches to system changes: strategic, financial and human resource management
- Introducing working approaches to student-centered educational provisions: ECTS and academic programme management to assure quality and promote student mobility.
The principle outcomes/outputs include:
- Building on capacity of top and middle level administration to enable Bologna action lines implementation;
- New legal (system-wide) and regulatory (HEIs) frameworks in line with Bologna lines;
- State-of-the-art management system based on new approaches to strategic and structural management, budget allocation, human resource management;
- Indicators and criteria for academic programme and student mobility operationalization;
- New approaches to managing academic programmes and office of academic affairs and registrar (installation of student portal and student affairs information management system).
VERITAS (STRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE THIRD CYCLE BASED ON SALZBURG PRINCIPLES) is a three-year national project, under the priority of Governance Reform, EACEA N° 35/2012, 6th call and Structural Measures action.
The wider objective of the project is to ameliorate doctoral education in Armenian Higher Education System through alignment with European Qualifications Framework and Salzburg Principles.
Yerevan State Medical University named after M.Heratsi
The specific objectives target
- Strengthening human potential in research by building a critical mass of quality researchers through development, integration and efficient management of doctoral education in Armenian HE;
- Promoting international recognition of the III level study programmes of the ANQF through developing and adopting award criteria that are in line with Salzburg principles and comparable with international ones.
- Developing a system of quality evaluation and monitoring in scientific research by building and strengthening systems for continual tracking of relevant parameters.
- Stimulating and strengthening integration of science and research at universities through establishment/revision of university structures which will promote scientific research, network knowledge in education, research and innovation, enhance quality, effectiveness, flexibility, multidisciplinarity and interdisciplinarity of education.
The principle outcomes and outputs include:
- Development of university capacities for quality doctoral education: revision/establishment of new Research Units;
- Establishment of preconditions for quality PhD education and research
- Formulation of PhD award criteria and quality standards in Doctoral Education
- Development and launch of 11 new PhD programs in Armenia (11 pilot projects)
- Adoption of the PhD award criteria and quality standards.