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  • 1. J.-M. Adam, D. Bardou, Project Coordinators Kick-off Meeting, Grenoble, March 2014
  • 2. Outline  Introduction  WP1: Creation of ISC Master Degrees  WP2: Quality of Master Degrees Network  WP3: Professionalization of Master Degrees  WP4: Internationalization and Student Mobility  WP5: Network Sustainability  WP6: Dissemination and Results Communication  WP7: Quality Assurance  WP8: Permanent Project Management  Conclusion
  • 3. Introduction  These slides present a synthesis of the work packages and the work plan as they were submitted for answering the Tempus call.  The project submission was written about one year ago by the project coordinators  The contents of this presentation is subject to changes:  the timeline is yet not strictly respected.  the project has to become the project of all partners!  Don’t hesitate to interrupt and give your own remarks and comments!
  • 4. Work Package 1 WP1: Creation of New ISC Master Degrees WP2: Quality of Master Degrees Network WP3: Professionalization of Master Degrees WP4: Internationalization and Student Mobility WP5: Network Sustainability WP6: Dissemination and Results Communication WP7: Quality Assurance WP8: Project Management 2014 2015 2016
  • 5. Work Package 1  WP1: Creation of new ISC Master Degrees in each Central Asia country  Specific objective: Geographical extension of the ERAMIS network  Results Indicators:  Ministry accreditations for the new master’s degrees  Number of enrolled students  December 2013 – October 2015
  • 6. WP1: Outcome 1.1  Needs analysis in employment areas concerned by creation of ISC master degrees, report on company needs and expectations  Indicators of progress:  Number of the companies surveyed  List of skills sought by local companies in ICT field  Expectations/Risks:  Needs analysis proves relevance of new master’s degrees  Educational teams, students and professionals are interested in this master’s degree  Low demand for graduates in field of informatics
  • 7. WP1: Outcome 1.1 Activities  1.1.1: Preparatory meeting for diagnosis of needs  1.1.2: Setting up of working group and appointment of person in charge of needs analysis  1.1.3: Carrying out of a survey of companies to learn about ICT skills they seek  1.1.4: Presentation of results and their validation at second coordination meeting, publication and printing of report
  • 8. Work Package 1 Summary 1.1.3 (12) 2014 2015 2016 1.1.1 (1 week) 1.1.2 (1 week) 1.1.4 (1 week) Prep. meeting for diag. of needs Setting up needs analysis Survey of companies 2nd coordination meeting
  • 9. WP1: Outcome 1.2  Creation of new master’s degrees: accreditation applications, educational teams, syllabi, master’s degree launch  Indicators of progress:  Accreditation applications for master’s degrees  Accreditation notification for new master’s degrees (ministry)  New educational teams  Detailed syllabi  Number of candidates applying to master’s degrees  Number of accepted candidates
  • 10. WP1: Outcome 1.2  Creation of new master’s degrees: accreditation applications, educational teams, syllabi, master’s degree launch  Expectations/Risks  All master’s degrees are accredited by relevant ministries in each country  Considerable period of time for accreditation of master’s degrees at institutional level delaying their launch  Non-recognition of profiles with double or multiple skills  Lack of interest for this domain among students.
  • 11. WP1: Outcome 1.2 Activities  1.2.1: Constitution of educational teams  1.2.2: Definition of pedagogical organization for new master’s degrees  1.2.3: Detailed definition of syllabi  1.2.4: Preparation of accreditation applications and accreditation by relevant ministries  1.2.5: Student recruitment and launching of master’s degrees
  • 12. Work Package 1 Summary 1.1.3 (12) 1.2.1 (8 weeks) 1.2.2 (8 weeks) 1.2.3 (12 weeks) 1.2.4 (10 weeks) 2014 2015 2016 1.1.1 (1 week) 1.1.2 (1 week) 1.1.4 (1 week) 1.2.5 (4 weeks) Prep. meeting for diag. of needs Setting up needs analysis Survey of companies 2nd coordination meeting Educational teams Pedagogical organization Detailed syllabi Accreditation Launching of degrees
  • 13. WP1: Outcome 1.3  Materials and software necessary to create master degrees and network  Indicators of progress:  Installed materials and software
  • 14. WP1: Outcome 1.3 Activities  1.3: Quote requests, selection of best business propositions, purchase of equipment
  • 15. Work Package 1 Summary 1.1.3 (12) 1.2.1 (8 weeks) 1.2.2 (8 weeks) 1.2.3 (12 weeks) 1.2.4 (10 weeks) 1.3 (8 weeks) 2014 2015 2016 1.1.1 (1 week) 1.1.2 (1 week) 1.1.4 (1 week) 1.2.5 (4 weeks) Prep. meeting for diag. of needs Setting up needs analysis Survey of companies 2nd coordination meeting Educational teams Pedagogical organization Detailed syllabi Accreditation Launching of degrees Equipment
  • 16. Work Package 2 WP1: Creation of New ISC Master Degrees WP2: Quality of Master Degrees Network WP3: Professionalization of Master Degrees WP4: Internationalization and Student Mobility WP5: Network Sustainability WP6: Dissemination and Results Communication WP7: Quality Assurance WP8: Project Management 2014 2015 2016
  • 17. Work Package 2  WP2: High quality network of ISC Master Degrees  Specific objective: Development of high quality courses in ERAMIS network  Results Indicators:  Synchronization of common core courses in each semester  Number of students who succeed in degrees  June 2014 – November 2016
  • 18. WP2: Outcome 2.1  Development and sharing of course material and other pedagogical resources in English, in Russian and local languages inside ERAMIS network  Indicators of progress:  Number of organized thematic and methodological course sessions  Number of training and distance seminars  Number of teachers trained in Europe  Quantity of course material in Russian, in English and in local languages  Quantity of course material shared and used by partners
  • 19. WP2: Outcome 2.1  Development and sharing of course material and other pedagogical resources in English, in Russian and local languages inside ERAMIS network  Expectations/Risks:  Course material for common core courses is created in English/Russian/local languages and shared on common virtual platform  Unfavorable contextual factors for mobility of teachers: visa deadlines/visa refusal, etc  Low involvement of teachers in production of course material in English
  • 20. WP2: Outcome 2.1 Activities  2.1.1: Organization of thematic and methodological training sessions for each course of master degrees  2.1.2: Refinement and sharing of syllabi, associated practical exercises and evaluation methods in partner countries and in EU  2.1.3: Development of course material in English, Russian and possibly in a local language  2.1.4: Creating and uploading a pedagogical document database online
  • 21. Work Package 2 Summary 2.1.3 (40 weeks) 2014 2015 2016 2.1.1 (20 weeks) 2.1.2 (20 weeks) 2.1.4 (10 weeks) Training sessions Refinement of syllabi Course material Pedagogical database
  • 22. WP2: Outcome 2.2  Implementation of reverse teaching  Indicators of progress:  Time devoted to courses  Time devoted to practical  Expectations/Risks  Acceptance of reverse teaching by the partners  Failure to acknowledge reverse teaching
  • 23. WP2: Outcome 2.2 Activities  2.2.1: Uploading master degree courses on e- Learning platform  2.2.2: Organization of courses through reverse teaching
  • 24. Work Package 2 Summary 2.1.3 (40 weeks) 2.2.1 (10 weeks) 2.2.2 (40 weeks) 2014 2015 2016 2.1.1 (20 weeks) 2.1.2 (20 weeks) 2.1.4 (10 weeks) Training sessions Refinement of syllabi Course material Pedagogical databaseUploading courses Reverse teaching
  • 25. WP2: Outcome 2.3  Sharing of optional distance courses (e-Learning and video-conference) + commons courses  Indicators of progress:  Number of shared, optional distance courses  Expectations/Risks  Course material for optional courses is created in English/Russian/local languages and shared on common virtual platform  Low involvement of teachers in production of course material in English
  • 26. WP2: Outcome 2.3 Activities  2.3.1: Opening of certain optional courses to network students  2.3.2: Validation of shared optional courses in master degrees’ rules and regulations  2.3.3: Organization of training seminars for network teachers and students at Central Asian universities
  • 27. Work Package 2 Summary 2.1.3 (40 weeks) 2.2.1 (10 weeks) 2.2.2 (40 weeks) 2.3.2 (4 weeks) 2.3.3 (8 weeks) 2014 2015 2016 2.1.1 (20 weeks) 2.1.2 (20 weeks) 2.1.4 (10 weeks) 2.3.1 (8 weeks) Training sessions Refinement of syllabi Course material Pedagogical databaseUploading courses Reverse teaching Opening optional courses Validation of shared courses Training seminars
  • 28. WP2: Outcome 2.4  Quality assurance process for degrees’ evaluation  Indicators of progress:  Number of test questions created  Implementation of evaluation platform  Published evaluation results  Expectations/Risks  Course material for optional courses is created in English/Russian/local languages and shared on common virtual platform  Low involvement of teachers in production of course material in English
  • 29. WP2: Outcome 2.4 Activities  2.4.1: Uploading test online for evaluation of knowledge and skills acquired by students  2.4.2: Evaluation of network students
  • 30. Work Package 2 Summary 2.1.3 (40 weeks) 2.2.1 (10 weeks) 2.2.2 (40 weeks) 2.3.2 (4 weeks) 2.3.3 (8 weeks) 2.4.2 (15 weeks) 2014 2015 2016 2.1.1 (20 weeks) 2.1.2 (20 weeks) 2.1.4 (10 weeks) 2.4.1 (16 weeks) 2.3.1 (8 weeks) Training sessions Refinement of syllabi Course material Pedagogical databaseUploading courses Reverse teaching Opening optional courses Validation of shared courses Training seminars Uploading tests Evaluation of students
  • 31. Work Package 3 WP1: Creation of New ISC Master Degrees WP2: Quality of Master Degrees Network WP3: Professionalization of Master Degrees WP4: Internationalization and Student Mobility WP5: Network Sustainability WP6: Dissemination and Results Communication WP7: Quality Assurance WP8: Project Management 2014 2015 2016
  • 32. Work Package 3  WP3: Professionalization of Master Degrees  Specific objective: Professionalization of master degrees by interacting with economic environment  Results Indicators:  Integration of professionals to educational teams of master degrees  Number of new master’s degrees offering apprenticeships  Number of legally binding apprenticeship contracts  Number of students in apprenticeships recruited after finishing their master’s degree  Number of new collaborations between universities and companies  September 2014 – November 2016
  • 33. WP3: Outcome 3.1  Creation of a department in charge of Apprenticeship and Corporate Relations (ACR)  Indicators of progress:  Number of new ACR departments  Expectations/Risks  Operational ACR departments are created at each university  Active participation of ACR department in raising awareness among professionals and mobilizing them to take part in teaching process  Rigidity at institutional level can delay creation of ACR departments at universities
  • 34. WP3: Outcome 3.1 Activities  3.1: Creation of an ACR department in charge of Apprenticeship and Corporate Relations in each Central Asia university
  • 35. Work Package 3 Summary 2014 2015 2016 3.1 (10 weeks) ACR departments
  • 36. WP3: Outcome 3.2  Development of courses by company employees integrated into educational teams  Indicators of progress:  Number of professionals taking part in courses  Number of courses taught by professionals  Expectations/Risks  Professionals becoming part of educational teams and developing courses in close partnership with teachers  Lack of interest among professionals to teach in master’s degree
  • 37. WP3: Outcome 3.2 Activities  3.2.1: Selection of companies involved in production of courses  3.2.2: Production of course material involving professionals
  • 38. Work Package 3 Summary 2014 2015 2016 3.1 (10 weeks) 3.2.1 (6 weeks) 3.2.2 (8 weeks) ACR departments Selection of companies Course materials
  • 39. WP3: Outcome 3.3  Practical internships in companies  Indicators of progress:  Number of completed industrial internships  Expectations/Risks  Professional internships are widespread. Educational teams and professionals are highly involved in internships monitoring  Low involvement of industrial partners in creating good conditions for successful internships
  • 40. WP3: Outcome 3.3 Activities  3.3.1: Preparation of students for internship and job research  3.3.2: Signature of internship agreements
  • 41. Work Package 3 Summary 3.3.1 2014 2015 2016 3.1 (10 weeks) 3.2.1 (6 weeks) 3.2.2 (8 weeks) 3.3.2 ACR departments Selection of companies Course materials Preparation for internships Internship agreements (2 weeks) (6 weeks)
  • 42. WP3: Outcome 3.4  Second year in apprenticeship  Indicators of progress:  Number of students in apprenticeships  Expectations/Risks  Organization of second year in alternate training (apprenticeship) launched. Educational teams and professionals are highly involved in teaching process  Difficulties to integrate the concept of apprenticeship in second year of master degree. Non-recognition at institutional level
  • 43. WP3: Outcome 3.4 Activities  3.4.1: Pedagogical organization of second year in apprenticeship  3.4.2: Signature of agreements on apprenticeships with partner companies
  • 44. Work Package 3 Summary 3.3.1 3.4.1 (12 weeks) 2014 2015 2016 3.1 (10 weeks) 3.2.1 (6 weeks) 3.2.2 (8 weeks) 3.4.2 (10 weeks) 3.3.2 ACR departments Selection of companies Course materials Preparation for internships Internship agreements Organization of apprenticeship Apprenticeship agreements (2 weeks) (6 weeks)
  • 45. WP3: Outcome 3.5  Successful entry into workforce  Indicators of progress:  Number of students employed within 3 months after obtaining diploma
  • 46. WP3: Outcome 3.5 Activities  No activities specified in the project but it implies the monitoring of the future of graduated students
  • 47. Work Package 3 Summary 3.3.1 3.4.1 (12 weeks) 2014 2015 2016 3.1 (10 weeks) 3.2.1 (6 weeks) 3.2.2 (8 weeks) 3.4.2 (10 weeks) 3.3.2 ACR departments Selection of companies Course materials Preparation for internships Internship agreements Organization of apprenticeship Apprenticeship agreements Monitoring of graduated (2 weeks) (6 weeks)
  • 48. Work Package 4 WP1: Creation of New ISC Master Degrees WP2: Quality of Master Degrees Network WP3: Professionalization of Master Degrees WP4: Internationalization and Student Mobility WP5: Network Sustainability WP6: Dissemination and Results Communication WP7: Quality Assurance WP8: Project Management 2014 2015 2016
  • 49. Work Package 4  WP4: Internationalization and student mobility  Specific objective: Internalization and promotion of mobility within ERAMIS network  Results Indicators:  Number of students studying at another university  September 2014 – November 2016
  • 50. WP4: Outcome 4.1  At least 25% of courses taught in English  Indicators of progress:  % of courses taught in English  Expectations/Risks  Educational teams are motivated to prepare at least 25% of courses in English  Lack of English language training and/or lack of motivation can delay production of courses in English
  • 51. WP4: Outcome 4.1 Activities  4.1.1: English language training and English skill improvement for teachers  4.1.2: Production of at least 25% of course material in English  4.1.3: At least 25% of courses are taught in English
  • 52. Work Package 4 Summary 2014 2015 2016 4.1.1 (30 weeks) 4.1.2 (30 weeks) 4.1.3 (36 weeks) English training Course material in English Courses taught in English
  • 53. WP4: Outcome 4.2  Same common courses taught simultaneously in each master degree  Indicators of progress:  Organization of master degrees according to network constraints  Expectations/Risks  All common courses are synchronised (the same course at the same time) for all master’s degrees  Difficulties to apply a common calendar for all common courses
  • 54. WP4: Outcome 4.2 Activities  4.2: Application of the same calendar of common courses for all master degrees
  • 55. Work Package 4 Summary 4.2 (10 weeks) 2014 2015 2016 4.1.1 (30 weeks) 4.1.2 (30 weeks) 4.1.3 (36 weeks) English training Course material in English Courses taught in English Calendar for common courses
  • 56. WP4: Outcome 4.3  Student mobility inside network  Indicators of progress:  Number of students in mobility  Expectations/Risks  Student exchanges are launched in European countries and/or in Central Asia
  • 57. WP4: Outcome 4.3 Activities  4.3.1: Feasibility study of student mobility inside network towards EU and Central Asia  4.3.2: Definition of student mobility specifications and validation by consortium  4.3.3: Selection of mobility applications for internships in Europe and Central Asia (in relation to 3.3)
  • 58. Work Package 4 Summary 4.2 (10 weeks) 4.3.2 2014 2015 2016 4.1.1 (30 weeks) 4.1.2 (30 weeks) 4.1.3 (36 weeks) 4.3.3 (4) 4.3.1 (8 w.) English training Course material in English Courses taught in English Calendar for common courses Feasibility of mobility Selection of mobility applications (4 weeks) Student mobility specifications
  • 59. Work Package 5 WP1: Creation of New ISC Master Degrees WP2: Quality of Master Degrees Network WP3: Professionalization of Master Degrees WP4: Internationalization and Student Mobility WP5: Network Sustainability WP6: Dissemination and Results Communication WP7: Quality Assurance WP8: Project Management 2014 2015 2016
  • 60. Work Package 5  WP5: Network sustainability  Specific objective: Sustainability of the master degrees network  Results Indicators:  Number of double diplomas  Number of shared courses available to all students in network  Number of students taking a common course taught by another university  June 2014 – November 2016
  • 61. WP5: Outcome 5.1  Framework agreements between relevant partners  Indicators of progress:  Number of framework agreements signed between network partners  Expectations/Risks  Network of master’s degrees is strengthened thanks to framework agreements signed by partners  Instability of partnership network due to negative contextual factors  Difficulties in cross-cultural communication and understanding, and conflicts in network
  • 62. WP5: Outcome 5.1 Activities  5.1: Conclusion of framework agreements between partners
  • 63. Work Package 5 Summary 2014 2015 2016 5.1 (8 weeks) Framework agreements
  • 64. WP5: Outcome 5.2  Agreements on master degree accessibility for people pursuing lifelong learning  Indicators of progress:  Number of master’s degrees accessible for lifelong learning  Expectations/Risks  Students pursuing lifelong learning are enrolled in ISC master’s degree
  • 65. WP5: Outcome 5.2 Activities  5.2: Feasability study on master degree accessibility for people pursuing lifelong learning
  • 66. Work Package 5 Summary 5.2 (4 w.) 2014 2015 2016 5.1 (8 weeks) Framework agreements Lifelong learning accessibility
  • 67. WP5: Outcome 5.3  Double and multiple diplomas between partners and relevant ministry accreditations  Indicators of progress:  Number of new double/multiple diplomas  Expectations/Risks  Double/multiple degrees are created and accredited by relevant ministries  Difficulties in obtaining accreditations of double/multiple degrees by relevant ministries
  • 68. WP5: Outcome 5.3 Activities  5.3: Definition of specifications for creating double/multiple diplomas inside network
  • 69. Work Package 5 Summary 5.2 (4 w.) 5.3 (12 weeks) 2014 2015 2016 5.1 (8 weeks) Framework agreements Lifelong learning accessibility Specifications for double/multiple diplomas
  • 70. Work Package 6 WP1: Creation of New ISC Master Degrees WP2: Quality of Master Degrees Network WP3: Professionalization of Master Degrees WP4: Internationalization and Student Mobility WP5: Network Sustainability WP6: Dissemination and Results Communication WP7: Quality Assurance WP8: Project Management 2014 2015 2016
  • 71. Work Package 6  WP6: Dissemination and communication of results  Specific objective: Dissemination and communication of results and acquired competences  Results Indicators:  Number of candidates applying to new master degrees  Conferences to promote university-company relations in all Central Asian countries  Final conference  January 2014 – November 2016
  • 72. WP6: Outcome 6.1  Project website  Indicators of progress:  Creating and updating the project website  Expectations/Risks  Project website is created and regularly updated
  • 73. WP6: Outcome 6.1 Activities  6.1.1: Definition of the contents for the project website  6.1.2: Appointment of the person in charge of the project website  6.1.3: Definition of the project website management structure
  • 74. Work Package 6 Summary 2014 2015 2016 6.1.1 (4 weeks) 6.1.2 (4 weeks) 6.1.3 (4 weeks) Def. of the contents of website Person in charge of website Def. of website management
  • 75. WP6: Outcome 6.2  Publication of results and project work (Internet, media)  Indicators of progress:  Number of press articles and (both project and partners’) websites visits  Expectations/Risks  Regular dissemination of information on partners’ websites  Limited functionality of university websites in Central Asia which do not allow to inform public interested in project activities
  • 76. WP6: Outcome 6.2 Activities  6.2: Regular update of website(s) with information on results and completed activities
  • 77. Work Package 6 Summary 2014 2015 2016 6.2 (100 weeks) 6.1.1 (4 weeks) 6.1.2 (4 weeks) 6.1.3 (4 weeks) Def. of the contents of website Person in charge of website Def. of website management Update of website
  • 78. WP6: Outcome 6.3  Production of communication material (flyers, brochures, master degree websites)  Indicators of progress:  Communication material produced  Expectations/Risks  Regular dissemination of information on partners’ websites  Limited functionality of university websites in Central Asia which do not allow to inform public interested in project activities
  • 79. WP6: Outcome 6.3 Activities  6.3.1: Appointment of the person in charge of communication  6.3.2: Approval of communication material  6.3.3: Printing and publication of communication material
  • 80. Work Package 6 Summary 2014 2015 2016 6.2 (100 weeks) 6.1.1 (4 weeks) 6.1.2 (4 weeks) 6.1.3 (4 weeks) 6.3.1 (4 weeks) 6.3.2 (4 weeks) 6.3.3 6.3.3(2 weeks) Def. of the contents of website Person in charge of website Def. of website management Update of website Person in charge of communication Comm. material Printing/publication
  • 81. WP6: Outcome 6.4  Informational conferences for institutions and suitable audience  Indicators of progress:  Number of conferences  Final conference  Expectations/Risks  Dissemination activities (press conferences, final conference, etc.) have raised awareness among a wide audience, professionals and institutional players about positive outcomes of project in Central Asian countries  Local political situation can constitute a barrier for organization of conferences
  • 82. WP6: Outcome 6.4 Activities  6.4.1: Carrying out communication activities (press conference, final conference, etc.)  6.4.2: Organization of conferences on collaboration experience between universities and companies. (in relation to WP3).
  • 83. Work Package 6 Summary 2014 2015 2016 6.2 (100 weeks) 6.1.1 (4 weeks) 6.1.2 (4 weeks) 6.1.3 (4 weeks) 6.3.1 (4 weeks) 6.3.2 (4 weeks) 6.3.3 6.3.3(2 weeks) 6.4.1 (8 weeks) 6.4.2 (8 weeks) Def. of the contents of website Person in charge of website Def. of website management Update of website Person in charge of communication Comm. material Printing/publication Comm. activities Conferences Univ./Comp.
  • 84. Work Package 7 WP1: Creation of New ISC Master Degrees WP2: Quality of Master Degrees Network WP3: Professionalization of Master Degrees WP4: Internationalization and Student Mobility WP5: Network Sustainability WP6: Dissemination and Results Communication WP7: Quality Assurance WP8: Project Management 2014 2015 2016
  • 85. Work Package 7  WP7: Quality assurance  Specific objective: Project quality assurance  Results Indicators:  See WP7 outcomes specific indicators  June 2014 – November 2016
  • 86. WP7: Outcome 7.1  Creation of a follow-up and development committee  Indicators of progress:  Completed follow-up visits  Expectations/Risks  Creation of network follow-up and development committee  Follow-up visits (in-person) and distance follow-up help to ensure high quality of course
  • 87. WP7: Outcome 7.1 Activities  7.1.1: Creation of a follow-up and development committee  7.1.2: Preparatory follow-up visit before launching master degrees  7.1.3: Visits of each central Asia university for follow-up and control of master degrees quality
  • 88. Work Package 7 Summary 2014 2015 2016 7.1.3 (2 weeks) 7.1.2 (3 weeks) 7.1.3 (3 weeks) Follow-up committee Visit before launching degrees Visit for degrees quality
  • 89. WP7: Outcome 7.2  Quality assurance specifications and definition of quality indicators which are objectively verifiable  Indicators of progress:  Completed follow-up visits  Expectations/Risks  Quality assurance specifications are accepted by all partners  Partners experiencing difficulties accepting quality assurance specifications
  • 90. WP7: Outcome 7.2 Activities  7.2.1: Summary and validation of specification propositions  7.2.2: Distance management by follow-up and development committee
  • 91. Work Package 7 Summary 2014 2015 2016 7.2.2 (56 weeks) 7.1.3 (2 weeks) 7.1.2 (3 weeks) 7.1.3 (3 weeks) 7.2.2 (3 weeks) Follow-up committee Visit before launching degrees Visit for degrees quality Validation of specifications Distance management
  • 92. WP7: Outcome 7.3  Report on implementation of quality assurance measures  Indicators of progress:  Report on quality assurance written  Expectations/Risks  Partners experiencing difficulties in respecting indicators and meeting quality assurance specifications
  • 93. WP7: Outcome 7.3 Activities  7.3: Report on implementation of quality assurance measures
  • 94. Work Package 7 Summary 2014 2015 2016 7.2.2 (56 weeks) 7.3 (4 weeks) 7.1.3 (2 weeks) 7.1.2 (3 weeks) 7.1.3 (3 weeks) 7.2.2 (3 weeks) Follow-up committee Visit before launching degrees Visit for degrees quality Validation of specifications Distance management Report on quality measures
  • 95. WP7: Outcome 7.4  Evaluation report by an independent expert on impact of outcomes on central Asia partners  Indicators of progress:  Written evaluation report on impact of outcomes on central Asia partners  Expectations/Risks  Master’s degree courses do not satisfy all specification requirements
  • 96. WP7: Outcome 7.4 Activities  7.4: Evaluation report by an independent expert on impact of outcomes
  • 97. Work Package 7 Summary 2014 2015 2016 7.4 (4) 7.2.2 (56 weeks) Evaluation by independent expert 7.3 (4 weeks) 7.1.3 (2 weeks) 7.1.2 (3 weeks) 7.1.3 (3 weeks) 7.2.2 (3 weeks) Follow-up committee Visit before launching degrees Visit for degrees quality Validation of specifications Distance management Report on quality measures
  • 98. Work Package 8 WP1: Creation of New ISC Master Degrees WP2: Quality of Master Degrees Network WP3: Professionalization of Master Degrees WP4: Internationalization and Student Mobility WP5: Network Sustainability WP6: Dissemination and Results Communication WP7: Quality Assurance WP8: Project Management 2014 2015 2016
  • 99. Work Package 8  WP8: Permanent project management  Specific objective: Project management and monitoring  Results Indicators:  See WP8 outcomes specific indicators  December 2013 – November 2016
  • 100. WP8: Outcome 8.1  Project management  Indicators of progress:  Number of coordination meetings held  Platform for project management is operational  Expectations/Risks  Consortium members agree on project objectives, budget and project management framework  Difficulties at institutional level for central Asia universities to ensure good conditions for project management
  • 101. WP8: Outcome 8.1 Activities  8.1: Project management meetings
  • 102. Work Package 8 Summary 2014 2015 2016 8.1 (4 weeks) Management meetings
  • 103. WP8: Outcome 8.2  Permanent administrative and financial project management  Indicators of progress:  Number of completed planned activities  Expectations/Risks  People involved in project management are competent and complementary  Lengthy process of fund transfer to beneficiary universities
  • 104. WP8: Outcome 8.2 Activities  8.2: Permanent administrative and financial project management
  • 105. Work Package 8 Summary 2014 2015 2016 6.3.2 (120 weeks) 8.1 (4 weeks) Management meetings Administrative and financial management
  • 106. Work Packages WP1: Creation of New ISC Master Degrees WP2: Quality of Master Degrees Network WP3: Professionalization of Master Degrees WP4: Internationalization and Student Mobility WP5: Network Sustainability WP6: Dissemination and Results Communication WP7: Quality Assurance WP8: Project Management 2014 2015 2016
  • 107. Conclusion  Stay aware of the numerous activities.  Respect the timeline but don’t forget to be flexible with it when facing problems (be adaptative).  This talk is part of some of the project activities: which ones? In which work packages?