Accessibility and Harmonization of Higher Educatio..
Accessibility and Harmonization of Higher Education In Central Asia through Curriculum Modernization and Development /ACADEMICA/
Start date: Oct 15, 2015,
End date: Oct 14, 2018
The motivation behind the Project is to bring together European HEIs which possess and supply cutting-edge developments, innovative learning practices and extensive international experience and HEIs from Partner countries in Central Asia/CA/ which need and demand the same developments, practices and experience. The specific problems of Region 7 would be solved by assuring Accessibility and Harmonization of HE in CA through curriculum modernization and development. ACADEMICA Project intends to promote the voluntary convergence with the EU expertise in Engineering Studies. The innovative character is expressed by:1. Innovative methodology: ACADEMICA training path integrates methodology and content that would equip lecturers with transversal and key competences and skills necessary for their active inclusion in the global digital teaching and learning space.2. ICT-based educational opportunities: Provision of a more flexible accessibility to training opportunities thanks to ICT-based approaches;3. Modernised University curricula in Engineering Sciences where the contemporary technology-based approaches and contents are integrated.4. Establishment of a transnational co-operation system among Universities and business organizations in order to improve the capacity of HEIs in Region 7 thus achieving excellence by linking education, innovation and business.The Project is expected to create short- and long-term benefits for HE, business and society generating European Added Value through:- the acknowledgment of European educational standards beyond the EU borders;- fostering the link: education-business-society;- enhancement of the inter-cultural dialog among the participating countries;- inspiring the supply of open accessible and free of cost educational resources. - provision of a common framework stimulating the exchange and synthesis of experiences and best practices gained through collaboration of experts from different sectors of EU and CA.
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