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Sectors: Co-op & Development, Education - Training, Employment, Youth

Beneficiaries: Administrations States, Development NGOs, International Organisation, Local and Regional authorities, Non-profit organisations, Schools, Training centres, Universities

Regions: Asia, European Economic Area, European Union, New Independant States

Category: Call for proposals


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Asia: Azerbaijan


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Responsible: European commission


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The global objective of this call for proposals is to contribute to the modernisation of the education and training systems in Azerbaijan, enhancing quality, equality, relevance and access in line with European standards and practices.

Priorities and funded actions:

– Relevance to labour-market needs;
– In line with latest economic and societal developments in the country;
– Equipping graduates with the skills needed in the labour market; 
– Substantially improving graduates employment opportunities.

– Economic sectors which are requiring highly-skilled personnel and/or which have been identified in the Government´s roadmap for economic development;
– The beneficiary/ies will be required to liaise carefully with the Ministry of Education/VET Agency, local authorities, the private sector, civil society and other actors in order to ensure optimum achievement of results.

Among financed actions
– Introduction of a new management style: e.g. introduction of a management board; guidance and counselling services to students, development and maintenance of website and other social media for the VET centre; 
– Capacity building: e.g. training and re-training of management, teachers, trainers/production masters, curriculum developers, support staff etc. preferably in the form of on-the-job training, possibly also in workshops/seminars;
– New teaching/learning methods: e.g. introduction of student working groups, student-to-student teaching, thematic workshops, learning at the workplace (outside of VET centre), involvement of professionals from private sector in the teaching process, competency-based learning approaches.