About the Project

PROJECT 544524-TEMPUS-1-2013-1-PL-TEMPUS-SMHES
Qualifications Framework for Environmental Science at Ukrainian Universities

Project acronym: “QANTUS”

Project duration: 48 months

Start date: 1 December 2013

End date: 30 November 2017

Grant Coordinator:

Project coordinator in Ukraine:

ignar

Prof. Dr. Stefan Ignar,

Head of the Department of Hydraulic Engineering                 Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland

Contacts:

tel: + 48 22 593 52 70;                         fax: + 48 22 593 52 73;                           e-mail: stefani@levis.sggw.pl

zakharchenko

Prof. Dr. Vadym Zakharchenko,

Vice Rector for Scientific and Pedagogical Affairs                     National University ‘Odessa Maritime Academy’

Contacts:

tel: +38 048 728 31 57;                       fax: +38 048 728 31 57;                         e-mail: zvn@onma.edu.ua

Project goals:

Wider objective is enhancement of quality and relevance of higher education in Ukraine and increasing convergence with EU developments through elaboration of qualifications frameworks.

Project objectives:

  1. Analyses of existing standards and methodologies of Qualifications Frameworks development in Environmental Science.
  2. Development of sectoral Qualifications Frameworks for Environmental Science studies at Ukrainian universities.
  3. Training courses on developing and implementing new study programs compatible with Qualifications Frameworks in Environmental Science.

Activities:

  1. Analyses of existing standards and methodologies of sectoral Qualifications Frameworks development.
  2. Elaboration of Qualifications Framework in the area of Environmental Science in Ukraine.
  3. Creation of training centers.
  4. Development and implementation of training courses on developing and implementing new study programmes compatible with Qualifications Framework in Environmental Science.
  5. Quality control.
  6. Dissemination of project results.
  7. Project management.

Expected results:

  1. Developed Qualifications Framework for Environmental Science at Ukrainian universities.
  2. Created training centers at partner universities.
  3. Developed and implemented training courses.
  4. Developed project web-site.
  5. Reports on project results and other publications.

Main project results:

Qualifications Framework for Environmental Science at Ukrainian Universities was developed and adopted by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.

– All Ukrainian partner HEIs established training centres devoted to staff retraining in the field of development and implementation of study programmes compatible with sectoral Qualifications Frameworks.

– 7 training courses were developed, published and implemented at Ukrainian partner HEIs.

– A total of circa 300 staff members at Ukrainian partner universities were retrained on the base of the developed training courses and in course of the study visits.