|Title||Vocational Education and Training Reform Strategy in Azerbaijan|
|Type of project||Vocational Education and Training|
|Client||Ministry of Education|
|Origin of funding||European Commission - EuropeAid, Brussels, Belgium|
|Duration||08/2008 - 09/2011|
The overall objective of this project was to contribute to the enhancement of competitiveness of Azerbaijani non-oil sectors and to increase the employability of Vocational Education and Training (VET) graduates. Pilot sectors of the technical assistance were the tourism and the catering sector.
Measures taken were:
- Improving the Azerbaijan Governement's policy making capacity, strategy and action programme for VET modernisation;
- Developing a replicable model of partnership (among local, regional and national VET stakeholders) in delivering competency-based vocational education and training in Azerbaijan;
- Supporting VET delivery in regional VET Centers by capacity development and procurement of modern teaching equipment.