On November 3, 2017, The Center of Professional Education of the NCJSC “Holding “Kasipkor” held a workshop on theme: “Start-up – an instrument of entrepreneurial activity of TVET graduates”, on the basis of “Almaty Management University” with an aim to summarize the best practices in teaching the basics of entrepreneurial activity and in using the project method in the process of training and managing TVET organizations.
Participants of the workshop included: representatives of the “Damu” Entrepreneurship Development Fund JSC, the regional education departments, the regional Chamber of Entrepreneurs “Atameken” in Almaty and the Almaty region, the NPI “Independent Agency for Accreditation and Rating”, heads, pedagogical workers and engineers of TVET organizations of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The content of the workshop program included generalization of practical experience in teaching entrepreneurship basics, creating and implementing business projects by graduates of TVET organizations, transferring and systematizing knowledge on innovative educational technologies introduced in TVET organizations, including: CLIL methodology: teaching of special disciplines in English, credit-module technology of teaching, applied bachelor’s technique.
Objectives of the workshop:
1) translation of practical experience of creating and realizing business projects by graduates of TVET organizations;
2) exchange of advanced pedagogical experience in the development and implementation of project and entrepreneurial activities in TVET organizations.
Based on the results of the workshop, recommendations for the successful implementation and introduction of innovative technologies in the educational process of TVET organizations were developed.