Agenda

Day 1

13 FebruaryContents
09.00 – 09.30Registration & Welcome coffee
09.30 – 10.00Opening of the seminar, Chair: Juergen Weiss (CAEP project team leader)

• Mr Sayat Shayahmetov, Vice Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan
• Delegation of the European Union to Kazakhstan
10.00 – 10.30Mr Juergen Weiss (CAEP project team leader)
Introduction to the Central Asian Education Platform Project (CAEP)
10.30 – 11.00Mr Johann Schustereder (CAEP project expert)
CAEP - main support line 1: Teacher education and training:
Role and professional development of vocational teachers and trainers – outline of a study
11.00 – 11.30Coffee and tea break
11.30 – 12.00Mr Johann Schustereder (continuation)
CAEP - main support line 1: Teacher education and training:
Role and professional development of vocational teachers and trainers – outline of a study
12.00 – 13.00Mr Hans Hoekzema (CAEP project expert)
CAEP - main support line 2: Quality of education
Methods and tools of quality improvement in VET – outline of a study
13.00 – 14.00Lunch
14.00 – 14.15Mr Arjen Vos, ETF
Introduction to the Torino Process 2012 in Central Asia
14.15 – 15.45Plenary session – Moderator: Mr Arjen Vos, ETF

Mr Vincent McBride
Presentation of the outcomes of the DCI regional cross country report in the Framework of the Torino Process

Stability and Progress
• Vision and State of Art in VET in the region
• Access, Participation and Attainment
• Education and Business co-operation in VET

questions – answers
15.45 – 16.00Coffee and tea break
16.00 – 17.30Key areas of progress for VET until 2015 in the countries

Country Perspectives on national directions
• Kazakhstan, Mr Kadyrbek Boribekov, Ministry of Education and Science
• Kyrgyz Republic, Mr Toles Abdylkasymov, Ministry of Education and Science; Mr Belek Mameteminov, VET Agency
• Tajikistan, Mr Abdusalom Mirzoev, Ministry of Education
• Uzbekistan, Mr Odil Abdurahmanov, Center for Specialised Secondary and Vocational Education

10 minutes presentations followed by discussion
19:00Official dinner (Hotel Grand Park Esil)

Day 2

14 FebruaryContents
09.00 – 09.15Round up of day 1
09.15 – 10.30Systems Strengths and Challenges:

Three working groups

WG 1: External Efficiency: Meeting labour market needs Chair: Tajikistan, Jamshed Kuddusov, Research Center «Socservice».

WG 2: Internal Efficiency: Assuring quality and motivating learners and teachers
Chair: Chair: Kazakhstan, Galina Smirnova, Karaganda State Technical University

WG 3: Governance: Incentivizing change, partnerships and efficiency Chair: Kyrgyz Republic, Amangeldy Davletaliev, Chamber of Commerce and Industry
10.30 - 11.00Coffee and tea break
11.00 – 11.30Presentation of WG results
11.30 – 12.30Open discussion - Chair: Mr Odil Abdurahmanov, Center for Specialised Secondary and Vocational Education, Uzbekistan
12.30 – 13.00Conclusions of Torino Process 2012
Kazakhstan, Ministry of Education and Science
Mr Arjen Vos

Recommendations for
• Regional Report of 2012 Torino process
• Further cooperation 2012 - 2014
• Torino Process 2014
13:00 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 16.00Discussion of CAEP with the CA country delegations
14.00 – 14.40Country delegations: Kazakhstan
Discussion partner: CEAP Project management (Project implementation issues)

Country delegations: Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan
Discussion partner: Mr. Schustereder (Teacher education and training policies)

Country delegations: Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Discussion partner: Mr Hoekzema (Quality in VET)
14.40 - 15.20Country delegations: Kazakhstan
Discussion partner: Mr Hoekzema (Quality in VET

Country delegations: Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan
Discussion partner: CEAP Project management (Project implementation issues)

Country delegations: Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Discussion partner: Mr. Schustereder (Teacher education and training policies)
15.20 – 16.00Country delegations: Kazakhstan
Discussion partner: Mr. Schustereder (Teacher education and training policies)

Country delegations: Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan
Discussion partner: Mr Hoekzema (Quality in VET)

Country delegations: Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Discussion partner: Mr HoekCEAP Project management (Project implementation issues)
16.00 – 16.30Coffee and tea break
16.30 – 17.30Individual Consultation to CAEP