Final Conference on Implementation of National and Sectorial Qualifications Frameworks in Armenia

Within the frames of TEMPUS ARMENQA project “Implementation of National and Sectorial Qualifications Frameworks in Armenia” Yerevan State University (YSU) was held a project disse¬mination event – a final conference “National and Sectorial Qualifications Frame¬works for Higher Education of Armenia. Achievements and Challenges” on May 17, 2017 at YSU. Within the frames of the conference the results achieved through the lifetime of the ARMENQA project were presented to the higher education community of Armenia and main stakeholders by partner institutions from Armenia: New National Qualifications Framework for Higher Education of Armenia (NQFA) 5…continue reading →

Final conference “National and Sectorial Qualifications Frameworks for Higher Education of Armenia

Within the frames of TEMPUS ARMENQA project “Implementation of National and Sectorial Qualifications Frameworks in Armenia” Yerevan State University (YSU) is holding a project dissemination event – a final conference “National and Sectorial Qualifications Frame¬works for Higher Education of Armenia. Achievements and Challenges” on May 17, 2017. You are cordially invited to attend the event that will take place at YSU, 1 Alex Manoogian Str., Main Building, 5th floor, Academic Council’s Hall. Registration of participants starts at 9.30. Within the frames of the conference the results achieved through the lifetime of the ARMENQA…continue reading →

Workshop and training on NQF and Sectorial Qualification Framework on Education

On 1-2 December, 2016 a two-day workshop and training session were organized within the framework of the TEMPUS ARMENQA project. Among those present at the workshop were the main participants of the TEMPUS ARMENQA project from the Pedagogical University, the Yerevan State Brusov University of Languages and Social Sciences, and from the State Pedagogical University of Gyumri. The aim of the workshop was to summarise the framework of “Education” sectorial qualifications developed within the scope of TEMPUS ARMENQA project. The representative of the Aarhus University of Denmark Davud Massumi was also present at…continue reading →

Workshop and Training on NQF and SQF in Agriculture

On 24-25 November, 2016 a staff training workshop was organized in Armenian National Agrarian University (ANAU) within the framework of TEMPUS ARMENQA “Implementation of National and Sectorial Qualifications Frameworks in Armenia” project. Dr. Dieter Trautz from Osnabrück University (Germany) was among the participants of the workshop. Mr. Smbat Daveyan, ANAU Vice-rector, coordinated the workshop and ARMENQA project participants from Armenian National Agrarian University presented their reports. During the first day of the workshop Mr. Smbat Daveyan and Mr. Dieter Trautz opened the session with a welcome speech. Later according to the previously accepted…continue reading →

Training in Aarhus University

The representatives of Armenian partner universities and institutions visited Aarhus University (Denmark) for the next of regular training on «Learning outcomes based culliculum, teaching and learning» that took place on 27-30 September of 2015. The Center for Teaching Development and digital Media (TDM) of Aarhus University hosted the working groups’ members of the Yerevan State University (YSU), Armenian State Pedagogical University (ASPU) after Khachatur Abovyan, Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University, National University of Architecture and Construction of Armenia (NUACA), Yerevan State University of Languages and Social Sciences after V. Bryusov, Armenian State Agrarian University (ASAU),…continue reading →

Study tour to Ghen University, Belgium

On May 28-30, 2016 the Ghent University, Belgium organized a special study tour for the ARMENQA project’s academic staff from HEIs and social partners. During the 3-day seminar the participants got acquainted with the Education system of Belgium, Internationalization processes and its interaction with Qualifications Frameworks, recognition of prior learning, validations of formal and non-formal learning, correspondence and respective relevance of learning outcomes and competences; knowledge vs. skills; responsibility, context and students’ autonomy issues, etc. First day of the training was opened by Janerik Lundquist, the Coordinator of TEMPUS ARMENQA Project. Further, experts…continue reading →

Study Tour on Implementation of National and Sectorial Qualifications Frameworks in Romania

On May 30-31, 2016 the Romanian National Qualifications Authority (ANC) organized a special study tour on "Implementation of National and Sectorial Qualifications Frameworks in Romania" to Bucharest, Romania, for the ARMENQA project’s administrative staff from HEIs and social partners. During the 2-day meetings the participants got acquainted with the functions and structure of Romanian National Qualifications Authority, Romanian Qualifications Register, Quality Assurance in Higher Education, etc. Mr. Tiberiu Dobrescu, President of the ANC, welcomed everybody and briefly introduced the main structure and responsibilities of the Authority, as well as the NQA strategy for…continue reading →

Meeting of National Steering Committee Members and heads of 5 Sectorial Qualifications Frameworks working groups

On March 24, 2016 ARMENQA project regular meeting with the participation of National Steering Committee Members and heads of 5 SQF working groups was held in Yerevan State University. Mr. A. Budaghyan /YSU/ introduced the implementation of the project’s workpackages and the timesheet of the revised further activities. Later Ms. I. Vanyan and V. Hovhannisyan/ NUACA/ presented the new versions of developed guidelines of NQF for different stakeholders (Students, HEIs, Employers, etc.). Ms. K. Tsaturyan /ASPU/ briefly introduced the actions of Self-certification report. Heads of SQF working groups introduced the work done after…continue reading →

TEMPUS ARMENQA INTERIM DISSEMINATION CONFERENCE

The Pedagogical University launched a two-day conference on the “Issues of Implementation of National and Sectorial Qualifications Frameworks in the RA Higher Education System” with the participation of around 80 local and foreign representatives of TEMPUS ARMENQA project. In his keynote address the Rector of the Pedagogical University emphasized the importance of functions of each participant assuring that the topic in question will become a part of national education scheme. “We have always paid great importance to the learning process and to increasing its quality. This new approach in the field of education…continue reading →