Wider Objective: development and enhancement of lifelong learning in Belarus with effective use of distance learning and Bologna instruments for the development of the regional labour market.

Specific Objectives:

  • to develop a Lifelong Learning inter-University cooperation in the regions in Belarus, based on integrating the 6 leading regional Universities in the field of distance learning into an Inter-University Network for Lifelong Learning (ILN);
  • to train the Institutes for Continuous Education's managerial & teaching staff for the Inter-University Network for LLL according to the principles of the Bologna process using the best practices at the European partner Universities;
  • to choose specific themes for the 5 new on-line or blended LLL study courses in English, IT, Entrepreneurship &Financial Literacy, & Law literacy through meetings with the public, enterprises & local authorities to best suit the needs & demands of the regional communities;
  • to design, develop, & pilot the 5 new on-line (or blended) Moodle-based LLL study courses to the general public;
  • to evaluate the piloted courses & make upgrades;
  • to control quality of the project;
  • to secure awareness of the regional communities of the project, increase its visibility, & disseminate the results of the project;
  • to successfully manage the project & its results in the life-time of the project & after the EU funding is over.

Expected results:

Short-term:

  • improved the ability of research and teaching personnel to develop curricula using innovative ways of teaching
  • improvement of the management system at the Institutes of Advanced Training of 6 partner Universities
  • wider use of the developed curriculum to change the content of training
  • higher level of teachers’ proficiency with web-platforms
  • increase in the number of participants of representatives of business, schools, government and the labor market
  • improved Continuing Education Courses at the Institutes of Advanced Training at 6 Universities of Belarus

Long-term:

  • expanding the base of available teaching methods that can be applied to other advanced training courses in 6 regional Universities of Belarus
  • increase in student enrollment in 5 advanced training courses at 6 Belarusian partner Universities
  • improved quality of education at participating Belarusian Universities

 

Participants

The project involves 10 partner organizations that have signed a partnership agreement on cooperation within the project.

European Union Educational Institutions:

The Republic of Belarus Educational Institutions:

Associated partners:

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