Azerbaijan Model of Higher Education –           thinking globally       Prof.Dr. Rufat M. Kasumov       Azerbaijan State ...
Azerbaijan
Higher education in Azerbaijan                             2000               2005               2010               2011  ...
New opportunities in ASEU Quality Assurance Distance Education E-learning Virtual labs Business-incubators Student f...
Virtual labs As a bridge between businesses and ASEU Place for educational innovations Training centers for business st...
Structurally new system consists from the following                         blocksVirtual stock-exchange   Virtual Bank   ...
Virtual labs in ASEUfirst steps to creating bridge
Student fairs Marketplace for graduates and  undergraduates Instant interview Advertising of businesses Best choice bo...
Results of Student’s fairs in ASEU                         2006   2007    2008    2009    2010The number ofproposed vacanc...
OIC countries – current situation HE in Islamic countries varies much from  one another Humanitarian sciences prevailed...
Returning to the situation with the labor market  for university graduates in Islamic countries  there should note that it...
Back in 2005 at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) in Tunis we had put forward the concept of a new approa...
 The essence of the concept lies in the idea of  approximation the process of staff training to  future jobs places. In ...
Labor market for graduates in OIC The level of unemployment in most of OIC  countries is rather high Especially this lev...
Situation with graduates Because the Universities give only  diplomas the graduates are free in labor  market The labor ...
Project IUBN To connect both parties in labor market the  project of IUBN was proposed for consideration  and implementat...
The objectives of the project- Realization of a new paradigm of higher  education in the Islamic countries.- Creating a gl...
The objectives of the project- Improving curricula and adapting them to   companies requirements.- Collecting and allocati...
The objectives of the project- Working out programs for educational system   development.- Holding regular meetings and co...
The expected results- Formation of labor market for  high-skilled specialists.- Creation of business networks  for univers...
The expected results- Ensuring high education level for  national market and Islamic World market.- Incorporating and impl...
Technology used for realization Database in IUBN-cloud Fully secure system Last technology for interaction User friend...
Levels and working mechanisms of            the network:- Activities within network based on  database for high skilled la...
Global Islamic Universities Business              Network         Country level                         Regional level    ...
Social impact of IUBN
Who takes part in IUBN   Both sides – demand – supply       - Universities       - Businesses
Language of interaction   English, Arabic, local
Join IUBN
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  1. 1. Azerbaijan Model of Higher Education – thinking globally Prof.Dr. Rufat M. Kasumov Azerbaijan State Economic University rufkm@hotmail.com
  2. 2. Azerbaijan
  3. 3. Higher education in Azerbaijan 2000 2005 2010 2011 % % % %Universities - total 47 100 47 100 53 100 51 100Incl. - state 29 61.7 32 68.0 37 69.8 36 70.6 private 18 38.3 15 32.0 16 30.2 15 29.4No. of students 119 100 129 100 139 100 140 100total 683 948 194 241Incl. – state 91 019 76.0 105 81.6 117 84.8 120 93.0 997 994 488 Private 28 664 24.0 23 951 18.4 21 360 15.2 19 753 7.0No. of foreign 1 870 1.5 3 073 2.4 5 585 4.0 4 723 3.4studentsNo. of full time 12 484 100 14 352 100 14 933 100 14 919 100facultiesIncl. - women 5 033 40.3 6 200 43.2 6 988 46.8 6 886 46.2
  4. 4. New opportunities in ASEU Quality Assurance Distance Education E-learning Virtual labs Business-incubators Student fairs
  5. 5. Virtual labs As a bridge between businesses and ASEU Place for educational innovations Training centers for business staff Workshops and round tables Trial of new business softwares Simulation of future working place (job)
  6. 6. Structurally new system consists from the following blocksVirtual stock-exchange Virtual Bank Virtual business-incubator Virtual insurance market Virtual audit and accounting company Virtual market research lab Virtual e-commerce lab “Microsoft Business Solutions” training center Virtual custom point Virtual Central Bank Virtual Ministry of economic development Virtual Ministry of TaxesVirtual FOREX lab
  7. 7. Virtual labs in ASEUfirst steps to creating bridge
  8. 8. Student fairs Marketplace for graduates and undergraduates Instant interview Advertising of businesses Best choice both business and student Simultaneously presentation of similar jobs Self-evaluation of students Confidence in the future
  9. 9. Results of Student’s fairs in ASEU 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010The number ofproposed vacancies 143 300 500 700 820Number of filledvacancies 143 300 500 700 800Number of applicants 1500 2000 2500 3000 3000The number taken onthe waiting list 400 625 780 800 978Ratio between demandand supply in studentslabor market 3.79 3.08 2.56 2.14 2.16Percentage of fillingvacancies (%%) 100 100 100 100 97.5
  10. 10. OIC countries – current situation HE in Islamic countries varies much from one another Humanitarian sciences prevailed Technological level is rather low No ties with labor market Level of knowledge below than in european and american ones No global goals before HE, only business
  11. 11. Returning to the situation with the labor market for university graduates in Islamic countries there should note that it is fundamentally different from country to country.This is primarily due to the fact that higher education has developed in many Islamic countries in isolation from social and economic development in these countries. Taking into account the mentality of the majority of Islamic countries and the initial basis for the development, this situation is not surprising.
  12. 12. Back in 2005 at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) in Tunis we had put forward the concept of a new approach to higher education development in Azerbaijan, especially at the Universities.What is the essence of the concept and how it was implemented in ASEU?
  13. 13.  The essence of the concept lies in the idea of approximation the process of staff training to future jobs places. In other words, it is necessary to create conditions for a continuous process of transition from education to work. Given all these nuances, ASEU had forth a new approach in solving this problem. This approach is the maximum approximation of the higher education to the production (business), not just in terms of providing jobs for graduates, but also the technological requirements to the quality of the new employee, to adapt him to a new kind of activity.
  14. 14. Labor market for graduates in OIC The level of unemployment in most of OIC countries is rather high Especially this level is bigger for specialists The requirements for labor is low, so specialists can not find jobs
  15. 15. Situation with graduates Because the Universities give only diplomas the graduates are free in labor market The labor market has no any relationships with Universities Labor market is free market, where the demand and supply are independent players
  16. 16. Project IUBN To connect both parties in labor market the project of IUBN was proposed for consideration and implementation. This problem exists in all Islamic countries. Realization of IUBN project will create global labor marketplace for graduates in Islamic countries.
  17. 17. The objectives of the project- Realization of a new paradigm of higher education in the Islamic countries.- Creating a global Islamic marketplace for university graduates.- Attracting business to participate in the process of improving educational quality and level.- Creating a business network of educational market places.- Establishing relations between employees and universities. 17
  18. 18. The objectives of the project- Improving curricula and adapting them to companies requirements.- Collecting and allocating human resources to companies.- Organizing the labor market for universities‘ graduates.- Establishing a developed system of interchange within Universities of the Islamic World.- Exchanging visits among students, teachers, staff and rectors of universities across the Islamic World. 18
  19. 19. The objectives of the project- Working out programs for educational system development.- Holding regular meetings and conferences for improving educational processes and raising quality level.- Organizing mobility of graduates among Islamic universities.- Creating a unified common system of education on business in the Islamic World.- Creating a system to provide the labour market across Islamic countries with highly skilled professionals. 19
  20. 20. The expected results- Formation of labor market for high-skilled specialists.- Creation of business networks for university graduates.- Introducing global changes in education quality.- Ensuring student and facultymobility. 20
  21. 21. The expected results- Ensuring high education level for national market and Islamic World market.- Incorporating and implementing the noble Islamic values in business and management.- Enhancing the role and level of Islamic education and its development in the world.- Creating regional marketplaces and linking them to the Islamic world global network. 21
  22. 22. Technology used for realization Database in IUBN-cloud Fully secure system Last technology for interaction User friendly interface Easy access
  23. 23. Levels and working mechanisms of the network:- Activities within network based on database for high skilled labor market (specialized on University graduates).- Networks operate on the basis of electronic market place.- The deep analysis of demand and supply on all markets allows regulating and managing the Universities degree on each level. 23
  24. 24. Global Islamic Universities Business Network Country level Regional level 24
  25. 25. Social impact of IUBN
  26. 26. Who takes part in IUBN Both sides – demand – supply - Universities - Businesses
  27. 27. Language of interaction English, Arabic, local
  28. 28. Join IUBN
  29. 29. Thanks for your attention !

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