Final Conference of the ACADEMICA Project
Тhe Final ACADEMICA Project Conference will be held on 14th September, 2018 in the city of Kokshetau, Kazakhstan. It will be organized as part of a major international conference titled Internationalization of Higher Education: Experience of the Realization of Joint European Projects» dedicated to the 10th Anniversary of the implementation of the joint European projects Tempus IV, Erasmus Mundus and Erasmus + at Sh. Ualikhanov KSU.
The plenary session began with a speech by the rector of the University Syrlybayev Marat Kadyrovich in English, in which the rector of the university announced the main tasks of the international conference and congratulated all on the anniversary. In a solemn atmosphere, the university rector announced the university administration's decision to confer the honorary title "professor" on Tasbulatova Shaizada Umurzakovna (Director of the National Office Erasmus + in Kazakhstan) and presented her diploma and professorial mantle.
Another exciting moment that was initiated by our university was the presentation of a jubilee medal dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the European programs at the Sh. Ualikhanov KokSU to foreign and Kazakh partners.
With words of gratitude, Shaizada Umurzakovna Tasbulatova made a speech, noting the active participation of scientists, doctoral and master students of the University in international projects, presenting special commemorative prizes to rector Marat Syrlybayev, vice-rector Temirkhan Zharkinbekov and Erasmus + coordinator from KokSU Anuarbek Kakabayev.
After the solemn moments that left a good emotional and positive impact on the participants of the conference, as expected, they went on to discuss the issues of implementing joint European projects.
Reports on the implementation of the most successful Tempus IV projects, Erasmus Mundus and Erasmus + were given during plenar session. So prof. Jose Capilla from the Polytechnic University of Valencia, who participated in the Tempus IV I-WEB project, made a presentation on the main results and measures for the sustainability of the project. Prof. Mariya Monova-Zheleva provided information on the main tasks and the results of the Erasmus + ACADEMICA project. The main coordinator of the Erasmus + SARUD project shared information on the main activities carried out within the framework of the project, on the results and plans of the project. Tempus IV, Erasmus Mundus and Erasmus + project coordinator from Sh. Ualikhanova KokSU Kakabaev Anuarbek Kakabayev gave presentation on academic and credit mobility, within the framework of the Erasmus Mundus and Erasmus + projects implemented at our university.
After the plenary session, the conference participants moved to the work of the sections in the areas: Development and modernization of educational programs based on the principles of the Bologna Process; Formation and introduction of educational programs in the educational process on the basis of a competence approach in training specialists in business and services; Functioning of Career Centers in universities of EU and Central Asian countries; Harmonization of higher education through the modernization and development of educational programs in engineering specialties; Results of the implementation of the program on academic mobility and cooperation in higher education.
The international scientific and practical conference dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the European programs Tempus, Erasmus Mundus and Erasmus + in our university is a logical continuation of the innovative scientific, methodological and research activities of the faculty. Innovation as the main characteristic of higher education is becoming a socially and economically significant result of universities' activity, because the innovative products of the university are graduates with the required competences and scientific and practical developments.
Participation of scientists of our university in the development of innovative research projects within the framework of the implementation of the programs of the European Union covers the entire spectrum of national and regional priorities for improving the quality potential of higher education.
Work in international projects gives rise to many innovative ideas, expands the horizons of professional growth of teachers, doctoral students, master students and students, i.e. continuity of education or as noted in the State Program of Continuing Education of Kazakhstan "lifelong learning", contributes to the formation of international relations, which is an important prospect for the transformation of university education.
The conference was attended by all our partners from the far and near abroad, who have been actively cooperating with scientists of our university for 10 years.
SIXTH PLENARY MEETING OF THE ACADEMICA PROJECT CONSORTIUM