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Round table on summarizing the research «Torino process in Kazakhstan» at the regional level

On December 5, 2017, NCJSC «Holding «Kasipkor» together with the he European Training Foundation conducted a round table on summarizing the results of the study «Torino process in Kazakhstan» in four pilot regions (Aktobe, Karaganda, Kostanay, Zhambyl regions).

The round table was attended by representatives of the Technical and vocational department of the Ministry of  the education and science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Statistics committee of the Ministry of national economy of  the Republic of Kazakhstan, The national chamber of entrepreneurs of the Republic Kazakhstan «Atameken», JSC «IAC», JSC «Center for human resource development» of the Ministry of  labor and social protection of population of  the Republic of Kazakhstan, JSC «National center for professional development «Orleu», Education departments of Astana city, North Kazakhstan region, Pavlodar region, 4 pilot regions, heads of the Karatau humanitarian and technical college, Kulan agricultural college of the Zhambyl region, the North Kazakhstan professional and pedagogical college, the Temirtau polytechnic college, Kostanay polytechnic higher college, Polytechnic college of Astana; methodist of the Aktobe  polytechnic college.

Representatives of 4 pilot regions presented the results of the study, indicating the strengths and weaknesses of the regional TVET system. Work was carried out in groups to present recommendations to four regions. There were identified the priorities of the TVET, which require discussion and decision-making at the national level.

During round table was presented the positive experience of the regions in the implementation of national initiatives. Also, were discussed the problematic issues identified during the study: the need for advance preparation for the introduction of new initiatives, the study of the demand for in-demand training courses for colleges engineering and pedagogical workers, the lack of a comprehensive mechanism for forecasting sectoral and regional labor market needs.

Following the results of the event, the senior expert of the European Training Foundation Christine Hemschemeier proposed recommendations for a qualitative study of the «Torino process» in 2018.