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Education Program Area Brochure - New Eurasia Foundation

  1. 1. EDUCATION PROGRAM AREA www.neweurasia.ru
  2. 2. f NEW EURASIA FOUNDATION IS A RUSSIAN SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCYTHAT IMPLEMENTS INTERREGIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS DESIGNED TO IMPROVE THE STANDARD OF LIVING OF RUSSIAN CITIZENS foundation NEW EURASIA www.neweurasia.ru TO THAT END THE FOUNDATION ANALYZES VARIOUS SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ASPECTS OF RUSSIAN TERRITORIES, DESIGNS PROPOSALS, RECOMMENDATIONS, AND STRATEGIES TO ADDRESS TERRITORIAL DEVELOPMENT PROBLEMS, MOBILIZES EXTERNAL AND INTERNAL RESOURCES, AND IMPLEMENTS AND SUPPORTS SOCIALLY MEANINGFUL PROJECTS.
  3. 3. www.neweurasia.ru o Operation principles • Integration: the Foundation’s projects and programs are implemented on the basis of the governmental policy in close collaboration with state bodies of power. • Openness: the Foundation is open for cooperation with any partners within its mandate with the view to achieve agreed upon results. • Partnership: by implementing its projects and programs the Foundation enables its partners to accomplish their own objectives and actively provides them with resources and services enhancing their capacity and expanding their prospects. • Comprehensiveness: the Foundation’s projects and programs are designed in Russia’s most advanced modernization areas on the basis of the Foundation’s experiences, resources, solutions, and partnerships. Ivanets S.V. – Deputy Minister of Education and Science of RF and Kortunov A.V. – President of the New Eurasia Foundation • Concentration of efforts and resources: the Foundation implements its projects and programs by taking advantage of the resources and experiences of adjacent projects and programs, partners, and donors with the view to achieve a synergetic effect. • Transparency: FNE develops and presents the Activity Berdahl Robert – Public Reports in the framework Association of American Universities, USA; of its programs and projects’ implementation. Koksharov V.A. – Rector of Urals Federal University; Also the Foundation monitors and evaluates Procenko I.G. – Director of the its projects and programs to ensure the utmost Department of International Integrat ion of Ministry of Education and  transparency of its operations. Science of RF
  4. 4. THE NEW EURASIA FOUNDATION’S OPERATING METHODS ARE BASED ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF INTERREGIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL PROFESSIONAL NETWORKS THAT DESIGN COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS ADDRESSING RELEVANT DEVELOPMENT PROBLEMS THROUGH EXCHANGE OF IDEAS, EXPERIENCES, AND RESOURCES f Foundation’s resources • Russian expert network. www.neweurasia.ru The Foundation has a strong expert capacity because most of its experts are working practitioners in their respective areas who offer practical project implementation solutions taking into account the peculiarities of specific territories. The Foundation’s expert network is territorially diverse and include specialists representing 23 Russian regions. • International expert network. The Foundation’s international expert network is made up of experts specializing in the following areas: astronomy and astrophysics, nuclear energy and technologies, biology, biotechnologies, information technologies and computer systems, space exploration and technologies, mathematics, engineering, medical sciences and technologies, mechanics and management processes, nanotechnologies, earth sciences, material sciences, psychology, cognitive research, radio electronics, construction and architecture, physics, chemistry, ecology, economics, international research, sociology, energy, energy efficiency and energy saving. The Foundation’s international expert network is made up of specialists representing more than 35 countries. • Technological portfolio. The Foundation disposes of a unique set of project methods and technologies in the sphere of social development. All methods and technologies used by the Foundation have been tested and proven effective in the current Russian conditions. • International cooperation. The Foundation has a distributed network of international partners that enables it to take advantage of the world’s most advanced expert and technological potential. • Efficient project funding schemes. The Foundation is experienced in raising budget and out-of-budget funds that are used to support and ensure sustainability of social developmentDunaevsky Grigoriy –Deputy Rector on Science, projects and programs.Tomsk State University(National Research University)
  5. 5. www.neweurasia.ru s Since the time of its inception the Foundation has successfully implemented more than sixty projects and programs designed to support social development of the Russian regions in the following areas: • Designing complex regional and municipal socio-economic development programs. Modernizing regional general education systems, as well as primary and secondary vocational training systems. • Modernizing university management. • Promoting international activities of Russian institutions of higher learning. • Developing university technology transfer systems. • Developing regional innovation support infrastructures. • Supporting youth initiatives. • Engaging local community members in socio-economic development of their respective territories. Soboleva E.N. — Director of the Educational Programs’ Department, «Rosnanotech» State Corporation Remorenko I.M. — Secretary of State, Deputy Minister of Education and Science of RF • Supporting the implementation of the housing and utility sector reform. • Coordinating and harmonizing migration processes. Glazychev A.L. – Chairman of the Regional • Creating regional and local conflict-prevention Development Commission, systems. Public Chamber of the Russian Federation • Supporting small and medium-sized businesses. • Supporting the development of regional and municipal mass media. • Supporting international activities of Russian civil society institutions.New Eurasia Foundation Moscow, 105120, 3rd Syromyatnichesky Per., 3/9, Building 1, 5th floor Тelephone: (495) 970-1567 Fax: (495) 970-1568E-mail: reception@neweurasia.ru
  6. 6. PROGRAM AREA EDUCATION www.neweurasia.ruPROGRAM AREA MISSIONTo facilitate the modernization of Russian educationwith the view to improve the standard of livingof Russian citizens.GOAL OF THE PROGRAM AREATo facilitate the development of Russiansystems of education and institutions of learningby creating conditions for cooperationand consolidation of resources. PROGRAM AREA FOCI • Modernization of management of institutions of higher learning. • Development of international activities of Russian institutions of higher learning and their associations. • Provision of assistance to Russian institutions of higher learning in assessment of their education and research projects by international experts. • Modernization of the primary and secondary vocational training systems with employers’ participation. • Development of university technology transfer systems. • Promotion of community education practices at the level of regional education systems. • Engagement of Russian institutions of higher learning in socio-economic development of their respective communities.
  7. 7. www.neweurasia.ru p PROGRAM AREA PARTNERS • Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation • Ministry of Sports, Tourism, and Youth Policy of the Russian Federation • Ministry of Regional Development of the Russian Federation • Federal Agency for Youth Affairs of the Russian Federation • Public Chamber of the Russian Federation • Association of the Leading Russian Universities • Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs • “OPORA ROSSII” – Russian Association of Small • Eurasia Foundation, USA • National Research Fund, USA • Association of American Universities, USA • European University Association • Association of Research Universities of Germany • Association of Universities in the Netherlands • Research Triangle Group • Fraunhofer Gesellschaft • Ecole Nationale D’Administration • Talloires Network • German Rectors’ Conference • Russell Group DLR, Germany • American Councils for International Education, and Medium-Sized Businesses USA • Institute of Contemporary Development, Russia • National Association of Seed • National Strategy Board, Russia and Venture Funds, USA • National Training Foundation, Russia • German Academic Exchange Service • “Skolkovo” Fund, Russia under the Embassy of the Federal Republic • Siberian Coal Energy Company OJSC, Russia of Germany in the Russian Federation • SUAL OJSC, Russia • New York Academy of Sciences • Severstal OJSC, Russia • Chevron Neftegaz Inc., USA • US-Russia Business Council • JPMorgan Chase & Co., USA • US Agency for International Development • Highland Gold Mining Ltd. (USAID) • Delegation of the European Commission in Russia • Foreign & Commonwealth Office of the Government of Great Britain and Northern IrelandNew Eurasia Foundation • US-Russia Foundation for Economic Moscow, 105120, Advancement and the Rule of Law (USRF), USA 3rd Syromyatnichesky Per., 3/9, • Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, USA Building 1, 5th floor • Carnegie Foundation, USA Тelephone: (495) 970-1567 Fax: (495) 970-1568 • Open Society Institute - Assistance Foundation,E-mail: reception@neweurasia.ru Liechtenstein
  8. 8. EDUCATION PROGRAM AREA MODERNIZING TERTIARY EDUCATION MANAGEMENT www.neweurasia.ruTHE NEW EURASIA FOUNDATIONHAS PUT TOGETHER A UNIQUEPORTFOLIO OF EDUCATIONAND CONSULTATION TECHNOLOGIESTHAT MAKE IT POSSIBLETO IMPLEMENT PROJECTSASSOCIATED WITH COMPREHENSIVEMODERNIZATION OF TERTIARYEDUCATION MANAGEMENTOR DEVELOPMENT OF CERTAINUNIVERSITY OPERATION AREAS: S TRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT PLANNING, R EFORM OF UNIVERSITY CURRICULA IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE BOLOGNA CONVENTION REQUIREMENTS, U NIVERSITY RESEARCH MANAGEMENT AND COMMERCIALIZATION, I NTERNATIONAL ACTIVITIES OF INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING, C OLLABORATION WITH REGIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS. THE NEW EURASIA FOUNDATION DESIGNS SUCH PROJECTS IN COLLABORATION WITH A BROAD NETWORK OF PARTNERS ENCOMPASSING RUSSIAN AND FOREIGN UNIVERSITIES, ASSOCIATIONS, AND EXPERT ORGANIZATIONS.
  9. 9. pwww.neweurasia.ruProjects in modernizationof tertiary education• The program “EURECA - Enhancing University Research and Entrepreneurial Capacity” (2010 – 2012) aims to design new research university development models and facilitate collaboration between research universities and innovation and intellectual property markets by testing technology transfer and intellectual property management models designed by American and other universities and by disseminating innovative experiences among the national research, federal, and other Russian universities.• The project “Community universities” (2008 – 2013) helps develop mutually beneficial relationships between Russian regional universities and local community by engaging university students and instructors in social practices designed to meet the needs of various local community groups.• The project “Forecasting the tertiary education system development for 2009 - 2011 in the conditions of education modernization” (2009 - 2011) enabled the Foundation to estimate the development prospects and identify potential changes of the tertiary education system for a medium term.• The project “Regional university – regional development resource” (2006 - 2009) was designed to engage regional universities and their resource potential in regional socio-economic development processes by designing and introducing replicable models of collaboration between institutions of higher learning and regional subjects of social partnership.• The project “Training development managers for Russian regional universities” (2006 - 2008) was designed to improve the ability of Russian regional universities to successfully compete on the market of education services by training a group of university development specialists.
  10. 10. • The program “Commercialization of the Russian intellectual assets and technologies – CRIAT” (2005 - 2007) was designed to develop a complex regional innovation infrastructure of the Stavropol and Primorye regions on the basis of the regional institutions of higher learning.• The “Student loans in Russia” program (2005 - 2006) enabled the Foundation to summarize the education financing models available in Russia by implementing a research project, r “Comparative analysis of Russian and foreign education financing models”. In addition, the Foundation designed recommendations for Russian institutions of higher learning on attracting non-budget funding and organizing research activities, and suggested ways to improve the existing education financing models in Russia.• The “University library” project (2005 - 2006) helped improve the quality of liberal arts education at Russian regional universities by providing their libraries with Russian and foreign books and textbooks in the field of humanities. Resources www.neweurasia.ru • Involvement in the governmental initiatives designed to modernize tertiary education: development of federal and national research universities, attraction of leading scientists to Russian institutions of higher learning, assessment of research projects by international experts; • Involvement in a distributed international network enabling the Foundation to organize international network projects, training sessions, and foreign internship programs at the world’s leading universities and education centers; • Access to the results of exclusive analytical researches identifying university development problems, challenges, and best practices; • Access to a package of successfully tested training and consultation methods; • Involvement in an international expert network made up of leading university development experts.
  11. 11. www.neweurasia.ruINFORMATION RESOURCES The Internet-portal of the New Eurasia Foundation: http://www.neweurasia.ru/. “EURECA” program website: http://www.eureca-usrf.org/. Theoretical and practical approaches to the training of development managers for modern institutions of higher learning: based on the materials of the interuniversity project “Training development managers for Russian regional universities”. T. S. Bogdasarova, S. A. Pisareva, E. V. Piskunova, T. V. Svetenko, E. Vercammen (the book’s complete text is available on the FNE Internet-portal: http://www.neweurasia.ru/). Development forecast of the tertiary education system in Russia: 2009 – 2011. E. M. Avramova, O. A. Alexandrova, T. L. Klyachko, A. V. Kortunov, E. V. Kulagina, D. M. Loginov, N. Ya. Osovetskaya, I. V. Pavlyutkin (the book’s complete text is available on the FNE Internet-portal: http://www.neweurasia.ru/).New Eurasia Foundation Moscow, 105120, 3rd Syromyatnichesky Per., 3/9, Building 1, 5th floor Тelephone: (495) 970-1567 Fax: (495) 970-1568E-mail: reception@neweurasia.ru
  12. 12. EDUCATION PROGRAM AREA SUPPORTING INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITIES OF INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING AND THEIR ASSOCIATIONS www.neweurasia.ru THE NEW EURASIA FOUNDATION HAS ACCUMULATED A GREAT BODY OF EXPERIENCE IN SUPPORTING INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITIES OF VARIOUS TYPES OF INSTITUTIONS OF LEARNING. THE FOUNDATION HELPS DESIGN EFFECTIVE INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION FORMATS AND ENABLES EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS TO LEARN ABOUT THE BEST INTERNATIONAL PRACTICES AND ADAPT THEM TO RUSSIAN CONDITIONS. THE FOUNDATION ATTRACTS PARTNERSHIP RESOURCES REQUIRED TO ORGANIZE VARIOUS SEMINARS, CONFERENCES, AS WELL AS TRAINING, INTERNSHIP, AND QUALIFICATIONS IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMS. INFORMATION RESOURCES The Internet-Portalof the New Eurasia Foundation: http://www.neweurasia.ru/ “EURECA” Program website: http://www.eureca-usrf.org/
  13. 13. www.neweurasia.ru VANCOUVER, CANADA CALIFORNIA, USA g Geography of the international trainings/internships/study-visits CHICAGO, USA INDIANA, USA NORTH CAROLINA, USA LONDON, GREAT BRITAIN MASSACHUSETTS, USA BOSTON, USA NEW-YORK, USA BONN, GERMANY HELSINKI, FINLAND BERLIN, GERMANY TURKU, FINLAND KUOPIO, FINLAND TALLINN, ESTONIA TARTU, ESTONIA PIARNU, ESTONIA NARVA, ESTONIA WARSAW, POLAND GRAZ, AUSTRIA WASHINGTON, USA VIENNA, AUSTRIA BUDAPEST, HUNGARY PECS, HUNGARY BRUSSELS, BELGIUM LILAFERED, HUNGARY MECHELEN, BELGIUM BEIJING, CHINA JERUSALEM, ISRAEL LEUVEN, BELGIUM TEL-AVIV, ISRAEL SHANGHAI, CHINA MADRID, SPAIN BEER-SHEVA, ISRAEL HAIFA, ISRAEL PARIS, FRANCE SU-CHZHOW, CHINA BOLOGNA, ITALY MARSEILLE, FRANCE TORINO, ITALY NICE, FRANCE ROME, ITALY RAVENNA, ITALY FERRARA, ITALY
  14. 14. eExamples of the internationaltrainings/internships/study-visits• Internship «University as Community Center», May 2009, Arlington, USA with the support of George Mason University – focused on the experience of the US universities in collaboration with business companies, industry, institutions on doing joint applied research, the US and Russian approaches comparison on universities’ social responsibility measurement.• International training «Essentials of the Academic Technology Transfer» by the Association of the University Tech Transfer Managers (AUTM, USA), October 2010г., New-Jersey, USA - focused on the main elements and approaches in the area of scientific research commercialization and building innovation ecosystem, presentation of the leading US universities’ best practices in the area of tech transfer.• Site-visits and internship at Purdue University, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Maryland and Washington University in the www.neweurasia.ru • Internship for the leadership of the key Russian universities (April 2011, Washington, Maryland, North Carolina, USA) — focused on developing cooperation between the Association of American Universities and the Association of the Leading Russian Universities, site-visits to three technological parks – of Maryland University and the North Carolina Research Triangle Universities being the part of the Research Triangle Regional Partnership (RTRP) that is a business-driven, public-private partnership dedicated to keeping the 13-county Research Triangle Region economically competitive through business, government and educational collaboration; meetings with key US education and innovation support foundations, and with the USRBC business companies. • Training on participation in the Higher Education Development European Pro- grams (April-May 2011, Lillafered, Hungary) — focused on building capacity in devel- oping proposals and participating in the Higher Education Development European Pro- grams, doing research and managing innovations under the Strategy «Europe 2020» - EU Programs for RD and Innovation; Program FP7, Program Tempus IV, special Rus- sia – EC cooperation programs. • Training-seminar «University and society: social functions and responsibility» at Bologna University and site – visits to Torino University, Torino Polytechnic framework of the Enhancing University Research University, University of Ravenna, University of Ferrara (June 2011) — focused on the and Entrepreneurial Capacity (EURECA) Program system of education in Italy and the autonomy of Italian; forms of university involvement (October 2010, Washington, Los Angeles, Indiana, into the municipality/region socio-economic development and best practices on the Seattle, USA) — focused on the experience of university-basic stakeholders’ partnerships, innovations management system in Italian university research managem ent, tech transfer и universities, internationalization issues. university science commercialization, cooperation with • Internship and interactive training for university leadership and their business- business and authorities, legal basis development, partners «Collaboration of French Universities with the real sector of economy search for seed and venture funding. and technological parks. French experience of university scientific research• Internship and trainings at the leading universities commercialization» (September 2011, Aix an Provence, Marseille, Nice, France) — of France with participation of UNESCO focused on getting the set of instruments and developing the activity plan on the (International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) university or laboratory marketing, system of indicators, system of control of this plan and Institut Francais des Relations Internationales realization, on the new EC programs on scientists’ mobility; site-visits to technological (IFRI) (December 2010, Paris, France) — focused on parks of Château-Gombert in Marseille, Arbois, to the United University of Aix Marseille. involving universities into economic development and • International internship «Management of university investment attractiveness: social partnerships, development and support of higher Israel experience» (October-November 2011, Israel) — site-visits to Jerusalem education research, university scientific research University, universities of Tel-Aviv, Beer-Sheva, Haifa, and to Teknion; focused on commercialization, exchange of experience in the area training on developing set of mechanisms of university investment attractiveness raise, of internationalization and universities’ international university quality assurance, and investments’ attracting mechanisms. cooperation results influence on the higher education development.
  15. 15. www.neweurasia.ru pr Projects As part of its projects the Foundation has organized more than 20 internships in European countries, the USA, China, and Israel and conducted more than 15 international conferences on the most relevant education development issues (“Education and civic engagement of youth”, “US-Russian relations in higher education: challenges and prospects”, “Leading Russian universities within the context of the European tertiary education development trends”, etc.). The Foundation especially focuses on organizing international internships designed to improve Resources • International training and internship programs in the key education development areas; • Complex agreements with universities on support of their international activities enabling them to implement exclusive long-term collaboration programs with foreign partners; • A network of international partners (training and research centers, educational institutions, foundations, and professional associations) in European countries, the USA, China, and Middle East; • A team of professional managers and partner organizations providing logistical support. qualifications of university representatives in the key university development areas, as well as in building partnerships with foreign institutions of higher learning, their associations (e.g. the Association of American Universities, Association of Universities in the Netherlands, Russell Group Universities in Great Britain, etc.), and private businesses. The Foundation organizes international training and internship programs specifically designed to meetNew Eurasia Foundation the needs of the projects and programs Moscow, 105120, implemented by institutions of higher learning. 3rd Syromyatnichesky Per., 3/9, Building 1, 5th floor Whenever necessary, the Foundation involves Тelephone: (495) 970-1567 university representatives in its complex Fax: (495) 970-1568 programs implemented within the key educationE-mail: reception@neweurasia.ru development areas.
  16. 16. EDUCATION PROGRAM AREA SCIENTIFIC AND EDUCATION PROJECTS’ INTERNATIONAL EXPERTIZE www.neweurasia.ru THE NEW EURASIA FOUNDATION HAS EXPERIENCE IN AND DISPOSES OF RESOURCES REQUIRED TO ORGANIZE ASSESSMENT OF RESEARCH AND EDUCATION PROCESS OF ANY COMPLEXITY BY INTERNATIONAL EXPERTS. A DIVERSIFIED EXPERT BASE AND A PROVEN METHOD THAT MEETS THE PROCEDURAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE LEADING INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS ENABLE THE FOUNDATION TO ORGANIZE PROJECT ASSESSMENT IN COMPLIANCE WITH RELEVANT INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS. INFORMATIONThe Foundation is also able to organize assessment of the following: RESOURCES• Institutions of higher learning and research organizations – on account of their operations’ The Internet-portal compliance with relevant international standards and priority education and science of the New Eurasia Foundation: development areas; www.neweurasia.ru/• Governmental and nongovernmental science and education development programs — on account of their compliance with program goals and objectives; Attracting Leading• Research and education projects – on account of their efficiency and achievement Scientists of their respective goals and objectives; to Russian Educational Institutions website:• Applications for participation in education and research projects, as well as applications http://www.p220.ru/ submitted to grant competitions.Assessment results are made available in the form of rankings assigned to project proposalsand/or grant applications, as well as assessment statements prepared by independent expertsfrom different countries and organizations. Ongoing interactions with international experts anda proven method enable the Foundation to organize assessment on a tight schedulewithout affecting the quality.
  17. 17. www.neweurasia.ruNew Eurasia Foundation Moscow, 105120, c 3rd Syromyatnichesky Per., 3/9, Building 1, 5th floor Completed projects • The New Eurasia Foundation has already used its method to organize assessment by international experts of the project proposals submitted to the open grant competitions that were held by the Government of the Russian Federation in 2010 and 2011 in compliance with Resolution No.220, “On measures designed to attract leading scientists to Russian institutions of higher learning”. Resources • An international network made up of some of the leading experts in the following disciplines: astronomy and astrophysics, nuclear energy and technologies, biology, biotechnologies, information technologies and computer systems, space exploration and technologies, mathematics, engineering, medical sciences and technologies, mechanics and management processes, nanotechnologies, earth sciences, material sciences, psychology, cognitive research, radio electronics, construction and architecture, physics, chemistry, ecology, economics, international research, Тelephone: (495) 970-1567 Fax: (495) 970-1568 sociology, energy, energy efficiencyE-mail: reception@neweurasia.ru and energy saving. • The Foundation’s international expert network is made up of specialists representing more than 40 countries (Austria, Australia, Belgium, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Israel, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Canada, Cyprus, China, Latvia, Macedonia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, USA, Finland, France, Croatia, Czech Republic, Sweden, Switzerland, Estonia, Japan, etc.). • An interactive information system enabling experts to access applications and prepare assessment statements and ensuring confidentiality of data and regulated access.
  18. 18. EDUCATION PROGRAM AREA ENGAGING EMPLOYERS IN MODERNIZING THE PRIMARY AND SECONDARY VOCATIONAL TRAINING SYSTEMS www.neweurasia.ruTHE NEW EURASIA FOUNDATIONPROJECTS IN THE FIELDOF PRIMARY AND SECONDARYVOCATIONAL TRAINING OFFERMECHANISMS OF TRAININGOF A COMPETITIVE WORKFORCETHAT MEETS EMPLOYERS’REQUIREMENTS, AS WELL ASMECHANISMS OF DEVELOPMENTOF THE VOCATIONAL TRAININGSYSTEM THAT MEETS THE NEEDSOF REGIONAL LABOUR MARKETSAND FACILITATES TERRITORIALECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. BASED ON THE GOALS AND OBJECTIVESTHESE PROJECTS HELP ORGANIZE OF ANY TARGET GROUP, BE THAT EMPLOYERSCOLLABORATION BETWEEN EDUCATION OR INSTITUTIONS OF LEARNING,AND BUSINESS AND ENABLE THE FOUNDATION DESIGNS MECHANISMSVOCATIONAL SCHOOL STUDENTS THAT ENABLES THE VOCATIONAL TRAINING SYSTEMTO COMPETE SUCCESSFULLY ON THE TO MEET THE NEEDS OF TERRITORIALLABOUR MARKET. LABOUR MARKETS AND EMPLOYERS — TO IMPROVE THE VOCATIONAL TRAINING QUALITY. THE MODULAR APPROACH UTILIZED BY THE FNE PROJECTS HELPS IMPROVE THE PVE/SVE SYSTEM IN THE MOST ADVANCED AREAS IN A PILOT MODE.
  19. 19. www.neweurasia.ru r Completed projects • The project “New vocational training programs (PVE and SVE) designed on the basis of professional standards” (2007 – 2010) offered a mechanism of engaging employers in designing professional standards for professions required for territorial development that were subsequently used to design vocational training programs to train skilled workers and managers. • The project “To the world of professions through education” (2006 – 2009) helped introduce new approaches to education quality management in primary/secondary vocational training based on negotiated interests of regional communities and businesses. • The project “Creating interregional vocational training centers supporting the development of key industries in the pilot territories of Russia and China” (2007 – 2009) helped identify the key development trends of the vocational training systems of the project pilot regions, design and introduce a number of effective PVE/SVE system development practices, and create solutions for the most relevant problems of modernization of vocational training that ensure a balance between the labour market and the regional PVE/SVE system and help create an effective workforce potential.
  20. 20. rResources• Benchmarking tools for the development of regional vocational training systems;• A professional standards development method and methodological recommendations on organizing the activities of expert groups designing professional standards;• Recommendations for the development of vocational training modules based on professional standards, a training programs development technology based on the third generation model of the federal education standard;• A package of documentation on establishing and organizing activities of vocational training resource centers;• Mechanisms of engaging employers in the activities of vocational training schools • A package of expert support services provided by leading vocational training specialists; • Innovation experiences of the institutions of learning involved in the FNE projects; • Mechanisms of collaboration with foreign partners (institutions of learning, education administration bodies, professional associations, etc.); • Packages of information materials on vocational training systems of the European countries, the USA, Israel, and China. www.neweurasia.ru (participation in methodological commissions, development of training and methodological materials, etc.);• Typical provisions of regional and municipal workforce boards;• A method of analyzing employers’ needs in workforce and instruments used to provide information support for the development of a regional order for workforce training within the vocational training system;
  21. 21. иwww.neweurasia.ru INFORMATION RESOURCES Developing regional vocational training systems in China and Russia: current status and principal trends. Compilation of materials, Moscow 2010 Developing regional vocational training systems – reality, approaches, and opportunities. Compilation of materials, Moscow 2010 (a full text of the book is availableon the FNE Internet-portal: http://www.neweurasia.ru/). New Eurasia Foundation Moscow, 105120, Dialogue between educators and employers: 3rd Syromyatnichesky Per., 3/9, recommendations, prospects, and opportunities. Building 1, 5th floor Compilation of materials, Moscow 2010 Тelephone: (495) 970-1567 (a full text of the book is available Fax: (495) 970-1568on the FNE Internet-portal: http://www.neweurasia.ru/). E-mail: reception@neweurasia.ru
  22. 22. EDUCATION PROGRAM AREA DEVELOPING A UNIVERSITY TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER SYSTEM www.neweurasia.ruTHE NEW EURASIA FOUNDATION DISPOSES OF UNIQUE RESOURCES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF UNIVERSITY RESEARCH COMMERCIALIZATION AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER SYSTEM. BY PARTICIPATING INFORMATION RESOURCES IN THE DEVELOPMENT “EURECA” OF THE NETWORK program website: OF THE NATIONAL RESEARCH www.eureca-usrf.org/ UNIVERSITIES THE NEW EURASIA FOUNDATION HAS PUT TOGETHER A BROAD INTERNATIONAL NETWORK OF PARTNERS THAT ENABLES IT TO DESIGN AND IMPLEMENT COMPLEX INNOVATION INFRASTRUCTURE New Eurasia Foundation Moscow, 105120, DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS. 3rd Syromyatnichesky Per., 3/9, Building 1, 5th floor Тelephone: (495) 970-1567 Fax: (495) 970-1568 E-mail: reception@neweurasia.ru
  23. 23. r pwww.neweurasia.ruResources• Solid and long-term partnerships with the leading national research universities and expert organizations (Institute of Contemporary Development, National Training Foundation, etc.), as well as the Association of the Leading Russian Universities;• Solid and long-term partnerships with large foreign research universities and their associations (Association of American Universities, European University Association, Association of Research Universities of Germany, Association of Universities in the Netherlands, German Rectors’ Conference, MIT Enterprise Forum, etc.);• Collaboration with Russian and international businesses and associations, seed and venture funding networks (OPORA ROSSII, US-Russia Business Council, Russian Venture Company, “Skolkovo” Foundation, US National Association of Seed and Venture Funds, USA etc.);• An interregional expert network. Projects designed to support the innovation infrastructure development • The program “EURECA - Enhancing University Research and Entrepreneurial Capacity” (2010 – 2012) aims to design new research university development models and facilitate collaboration between research universities and innovation and intellectual property markets by testing technology transfer and intellectual property management models designed by American and other universities and by disseminating innovative experiences among the national research, federal, and other Russian universities. • The project “Developing the innovation infrastructure in the Khabarovsk region” (2008) helped design a replicable innovation support model in the Khabarovsk region that makes it possible to bring innovations and the real economy sector together in a cost-effective manner. • The project “Comprehensive innovation development of the Republic of Udmurtia” (2006 - 2007) helped create conditions required to support innovative socio-economic development of the Republic of Udmurtia. • The program “Commercialization of the Russian intellectual assets and technologies – CRIAT” (2005 - 2007) was designed to develop a complex regional innovation infrastructure of the Stavropol and Primorye regions on the basis of the regional institutions of higher learning.
  24. 24. EDUCATION PROGRAM AREA DEVELOPING COMMUNITY EDUCATION PRACTICES www.neweurasia.ru INFORMATION SINCE 2005 THE NEW EURASIA RESOURCES FOUNDATION HAS BEEN SUPPORTING The Internet-portal THE DEVELOPMENT of the Russian OF THE COMMUNITY SCHOOL community schools: www.cs-network.ru MODEL IN RUSSIA. THE COMMUNITY SCHOOL MODEL IS BASED ON ACTIVE The Internet-portal PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN SECONDARY of the New Eurasia SCHOOLS AND LOCAL COMMUNITIES, Foundation: http://www.neweurasia.ru/ UTILIZATION OF LOCAL COMMUNITY RESOURCES IN THE EDUCATION AND UPBRINGING PROCESSES,PROMOTION OF VOLUNTEERISM AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS, AND INVOLVEMENT OF PA RENTS AND OTHER LOCAL COMMUNITY MEMBERS IN SCHOOL EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES. THIS MODEL HAS BECOME THE FOUNDATION FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF SECONDARY SCHOOL EDUCATION IN SEVERAL RF REGIONS. IT HAS BEEN INCLUDED IN THE NATIONAL EDUCATION INITIATIVE “OUR NEW SCHOOL”. FINALLY, THIS MODEL IS SUPPORTED WITH METHODS REQUIRED TO INTRODUCE NEW GENERATION EDUCATION STANDARDS.
  25. 25. www.neweurasia.ru p r Projects designed to support the development of community education practices • The project “Community schools in Russia: uniting efforts” (2005 – 2007) was designed to create and support the development of a network of community school resource centers. • The project “Community schools in Russia: expanding partnership” (2007 – 2009) helped expand the interregional network of community schools and their resource centers. • The project “Community schools in Russia: a new generation” (2009 – 2011) helped introduce community school practices into the in-service training system for school teachers and administrators. • The project “Community schools in Russia: an outlook” (2011 – 2013) is designed to support the development of an interregional networkNew Eurasia Foundation Resources of institutions of higher learning and postgraduate Moscow, 105120, education that train secondary school teachers • A large methodological base that includes 3rd Syromyatnichesky Per., 3/9, and administrators on the basis of the community secondary education methods and programs, Building 1, 5th floor Тelephone: (495) 970-1567 school model. as well as qualifications improvement methods Fax: (495) 970-1568 • The project “Developing the network for school teachers and administrators;E-mail: reception@neweurasia.ru of community schools in Northern Caucasus” • An interregional network of resource centers (2011 – 2013) is designed to popularize that provide methodological, advisory, the community school model in the regions and training support to community schools; of Northern Caucasus. • An interregional network of institutions of higher learning and supplementary education that help improve professional qualifications of secondary school teachers and administrators on the basis of the community school model; • Collaboration with international community school networks in the CIS and beyond.
  26. 26. EDUCATION PROGRAM AREA INVOLVING RUSSIAN INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING IN SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF THEIR RESPECTIVE LOCAL COMMUNITIES www.neweurasia.ru THE NEW EURASIA FOUNDATION DISPOSES OF UNIQUEMETHODOLOGICAL AND PARTNERSHIP RESOURCES ENABLING IT TO IMPLEMENT PROJECTS DESIGNED TO FACILITATE COLLABORATION BETWEEN INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING AND BODIES OF POWER, BUSINESSES, AND LOCAL COMMUNITIES IN WHICH THEY OPERATE. INFORMATION RESOURCES SUCH PROJECTS ARE BASED University as a socially responsible territorial ON INCLUDING SOCIALLY MEANINGFUL partner: based on the “Community universities” PRACTICES IN THE EDUCATION project materials. By S.V. Golubev, T.V. Svetenko, T.G. Novikova PROCESS OF COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY (a full text of the book is available STUDENTS, PROMOTING CONTINUOUS on the FNE Internet-portal: EDUCATION PROGRAMS, AND ENABLING http://www.neweurasia.ru/). INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING “EURECA” program website: TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT THEIR http://www.eureca-usrf.org/. RESEARCH PROJECTS IN COMPLIANCE WITH LOCAL COMMUNITY NEEDS AND UTILIZING LOCAL COMMUNITY New Eurasia Foundation RESOURCES THEREBY HELPING Moscow, 105120, 3rd Syromyatnichesky Per., 3/9, THEM TO SIGNIFICANTLY ENHANCE Building 1, 5th floor THE PRACTICAL NATURE OF THEIR Тelephone: (495) 970-1567 EDUCATION PROGRAMS AND AUGMENT Fax: (495) 970-1568 E-mail: reception@neweurasia.ru THEIR DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES.
  27. 27. pwww.neweurasia.ru rProjects designed to support collaborationbetween institutions of higher learning and regionalactors of social partnership• The project “Regional university – regional development resource” (2006 - 2009) was designed to engage regional universities and their resource potential in regional socio-economic development processes by designing and introducing replicable models of collaboration between institutions of higher learning and regional actors of social partnership.• The project “Community universities” (2008 – 2013) helps develop mutually beneficial relationships between Russian regional universities and civil society institutions by engaging university students and instructors in social practices designed to meet the needs of various local community groups. Resources • A portfolio of university – local community collaboration methods that have been tested and proven to be effective; • Active collaboration with federal universities and university associations; • An interregional network of institutions of higher learning engaged in similar practices, as well as experts and consultants; • Collaboration with “Talloires”, the international network of universities promoting community education practices around the globe.
  28. 28. Letter No.SI-308/11, April 7, 2011 “We express our appreciation of the high professionalism demonstratedSERGEY IVANETS, by the New Eurasia Foundation staff members in the provision of organizationalDeputy Minister of Education and information support services in the course of preparationand Science of the February 28 – March 3, 2011 session of the US-Russia Presidential Commissionof the Russian Federation: “Education – Science – Innovations”. Letter No.SM-949/11, November 12, 2010 “On behalf of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation I express our appreciation of the high professionalism demonstrated by the New Eurasia Foundation staff members in the preparation and conduct of the open grantSERGEY MAZURENKO, competition of the Government of the Russian Federation designedDeputy Minister of Education and to support research projects implemented by leading scientists at Russian institutionsScience of the Russian Federation: of higher learning”. From the interview to the “Tatarstan Youth” newspaper discussing the outcomes of the study tour of a delegation of representatives of the Association of the Leading Russian Universities to the USA in April 11-16, 2011. The study tour was initiated by the RF Ministry of Education and Science and organized by the New Eurasia Foundation. “… We have established good working relationships with many American universities. Our agreements can benefit university instructors from among chemists, technologists, representatives of polymer research centers, light industry enterprises, and otherGERMAN DYAKONOV, structures. Our university development program can enable them to undergoRector of the Kazan State an internship with these universities, identify collaborative research themes, implementTechnological University – various joint projects, including projects co-funded by our American counterparts,National Research University (NRU): and these opportunities are also available to undergraduate and graduate students”.MARK POMAR, “We are happy that the New Eurasia Foundation has been appointed to operatePresident of the US-Russia the “EURECA” program. I believe that the New Eurasia Foundation’s professional team,Foundation for Economic spearheaded by such an ideologist as Andrey Kortunov, will make a special contributionAdvancement and the Rule to the development of the US-Russian relations in education and help bring the Russianof Law (USRF), USA: institutions of higher learning closer to the world standards”.
  29. 29. VLADIMIR VASILYEV,Chairman of the Board of Rectorsof the St. Petersburg’s Institutions “… The New Eurasia Foundation is a team of highly qualified specialists capableof Higher Learning, Rector in successful management of systemic and specific national and international projectsof the St. Petersburg University in the spheres of education, research, and innovations of any complexity level.of Technology, Mechanics, and Optics The “EURECA” program designed to create a network of Russian and American(ITMO – NRU), associate member research universities involved in commercialization of university research and technologyof the Russian Academy of Education: transfer is an excellent example supporting this statement”. Source: “Komsomolskaya Pravda” Publication date: April 26, 2011 “The Nizhniy Novgorod State University has been selected as one of the two Russian participants of the program “EURECA - Enhancing University Research and Entrepreneurial Capacity”. This is a great achievement. The program has international importance and is funded by the US-Russia Foundation for Economic Advancement and the Rule of Law and implemented in cooperationYEVGENY CHUPRUNOV, with the RF Ministry of education and science.Rector of the Nizhniy Novgorod The program is operated by an international consortium of non-commercialState University named after organizations: the New Eurasia Foundation – in Russia and the American CouncilsN.I. Lobachevsky (NNSU – NRU): for International Education and the NCEER in the USA. Source: “Karelia” newspaper Publication date: September 30, 2010 “This year the Teachers Training Academy introduces a new study program “LeadershipGALINA ROGINSKAYA, in education”. It is designed to train community school specialists. Community schoolDean of the Faculty teachers should naturally have their own civic position, be willing to work for the benefitof Supplementary Education of society, and be able to engage their students in socially meaningful activities.of the Karelian State Teachers This study program is a result of the “Community schools in Russia” project implementedTraining Academy: by the New Eurasia Foundation”. Source: “Kuznetsky Rabochiy” Publication date: September 4, 2010 “When I think about the “Community university” project I see one important problem that requires immediate solution: universities need to change. This need is accountedIRINA RESCHIKOVA, for not only by the ministerial concepts of the higher education reform, but alsoSenior Instructor of the Novokuznetsk by the global challenge in the form of the current economic recession that hasBranch of the Kemerovo State questioned the very idea of university. The Novokuznetsk Branch of the KemerovoUniversity: State University is getting ready to open itself to the city. The seminars organized and conducted by the New Eurasia Foundation have provided us with a certain body of knowledge that we hope will enable us to do this successfully”.New Eurasia FoundationMoscow, 105120, 3rd Syromyatnichesky Per., 3/9, Building 1, 5th floor. Telephone: (495) 970-1567, fax: (495) 970-1568. E-mail: reception@neweurasia.ru

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