Support to the modernization of the education system (ref.#127513/C/SER/TM)

01.01.2010 - 01.04.2012


Overall project value (EUR)1 045 425 EUR/ (1 359 050 USD)
No. of staff providedN/A
Name of ClientMinistry of Education RT
Financing agencyEuropean Commission
Name of partnersIBF International Consulting Finnish Consulting Group International IMC Information Multimedia Communication
Detailed Narrative Description of Project

The overall objective of the project was to promote the development of human capital to the needs of a modern society, integration into the global world by contributing to the modernization of the general secondary education system and bringing it closer to international recognition.

The purposes were:

  • To prepare a midterm strategy on education and training system focusing on needs of the global economy and international competitiveness ;
  • Reviewing the content of education and training programs with a focus on the skills and knowledge and competences required in a modern society and economy;
  • Strengthen the quality of education by upgrading of knowledge and skills of staff of education and training establishments including managers, teachers and trainers;
  • To support development of quality assurance approach addressing the main issues of quality at all levels of the education system

The project will promote development of a policy for equal access to education and training opportunities for all. 

Detailed Narrative Description of Services provided

The project was divided on 4 Components:

Component 1. Modernization of strategy for the education and training system: overview of  the whole educations system and specific and detailed analyses of the general secondary education system;  strategy and action planned developed for the modernization of the education and training system; 

Component 2. Content of education and training: curricula learning and teaching materials, policies for introduction of new technologies in education and classifiers and standards set for education and training programs reviewed and recommendations provided; curriculum development methodology revised; pilot initiatives conducted on innovative approaches in pilot schools and results measured.  

Component 3. Education and training sector staff development: education staff training and development needs reviewed; in-service and pre-service teacher training systems analyzed and recommendations provided; proposal for modernized teaching and learning approaches  provided; pilot test conducted on education staff and teacher training approaches according to outcome of Components 1 and 2, and number of trainers trained for further implementation of teacher training and education sector staff training activities. 

Component 4. Development of a quality assurance approach: Recommendations provided for a quality assurance approach for all levels of  the education and training system.