THE PARTNERS OF “ARMENIAN COORDINATION “UNIVERSITY-EMPLOYER” AGENCY” TEMPUS PROJECT WILL VISIT ASUE TOMORROW
Launch meeting of “Armenian coordination “University-Employer” Agency” Tempus Project (№ 530321 TEMPUS-1-2012-1-AM-TEMPUS-SMHES)
will take place in Armenian State University of Economics on December 13-14, hosting the representatives of partner organizations including Koblenz-Landau University (UKOLD), Germany, European Centre of Studies and Initatives (CESIE), Italy, Information Systems management Institute (ISMA), Latvia, World University Service-Austrian Committee (WUS), Austria, University of Alicante (UA) Spain.
The coordinators of the project informs ASUE Media and Public Relations Division “Armenian coordination “University-Employer” Agency” Project is a three-year national program the goal of which is to improve the relevance of higher education according to requirements of the changing labor market: establishing University-Employer cooperation in Armenia.
One of the issues hindering the development of higher education of the RA is distorted communication between vocational education and labor market. The other hindering issue is the accordance of student's abilities with work. Connected with the latter: economic and social separation makes higher education rather complicated to the labor market and creates additional obstacles for labor mobility. The project will promote to solve the existing problems between higher education and labor market, as well as recognition of National Qualifications Framework.
The objectives of project are:
*To found National University-labor market network, which will promote the cooperation between partner universities and local employers.
*To strengthen dialogue between universities and labor market around the proposed qualifications.
*To use National Qualifications Framework and to review the general final results of education.
*To strengthen abilities of the University: effective management of career centers and alumni associations
* To strengthen abilities of the University: effective management of the Department providing university-labor market cooperation.
Launch meeting of the project will take place tomorrow at 10:40a.m. at Big Hall of our University.
P.S.ArmenianState Universityof Economics has won 3 projects of Tempus.
ASUE Media and Public Relations Division