Jean Monnet Programme
Project name: “European practice of sustainable development management towards green transformation” (EPOS)
Duration: 11/01/2022 - 11/01/2025
Asanova M.A. – Project Coordinator, PhD, Director of the Center for Multilingual Education, Senior Lecturer at the Department of Economics and Entrepreneurship;
Kalkabaeva G.M. - Candidate of Economics, Professor, Senior Researcher of the Research Institute of EPI.
Glazunova S.B. - Master, Director of the Department of Strategic Development
The project "European practice of sustainable development management towards green transformation" is aimed at disseminating the experience of the European Union in achieving sustainable development goals through the development and implementation of a training module in existing university educational programs in order to provide students with skills and competencies that meet the needs of the labor market and environmental problems of the region.
Within the framework of the general goal, the specific tasks are:
- develop a curriculum (syllabus) of the module in accordance with the needs of the local market and the development priorities of the region. the program of the module will be in open access mode to expand the reach of the audience;
- include the module in the curriculum of the university's educational programs, implement the module with the possibility of adjustment based on the specific needs of the market;
- use innovative approaches in teaching the module (group projects, real cases, problem-based learning, pre-podcasting, electronic textbooks and training programs);
- hold a regional conference on the topic: "Sustainable Development: European Experience and its Use in the Region" with the preparation and publication of a collection of conference materials. The conference will promote dialogue between the academic world and society, including local and state politicians, civil servants, representatives of civil society, representatives of various levels of education and the media. Wide dissemination of information through the conference will give a new impetus to the implementation of the SDGs in the region, drawing attention to the European experience and our problems;
- develop presentation materials, information bulletins, revealing the content of the module, which will contribute to the formation of an active citizenship and increase the awareness of participants by expanding the understanding of the specifics of achieving sustainable development goals;
- improve the quality of teaching disciplines related to economic, environmental and social aspects.
European Union - https://europa.eu/european-union/index_en
European Education and Culture Executive Agency - eacea.ec.europa.eu
National Erasmus+ Office in Kazakhstan - http://erasmusplus.kz/index.php/ru/
Project title: Jean Monnet Module “Theory and Practice of European Integration”.
Duration: 09/01/2018 - 08/31/2021.
Dinara Atabayeva, project coordinator, senior lecturer of the Department of World Economy and International Relations;
Yelena Shukusheva, senior lecturer of the Department of World Economy and International Relations.
Project goal: to increase a theoretical understanding of the legal, political, economic and social aspects of the European integration and modern European phenomena by attracting interdisciplinary knowledge.
To achieve this goal, the following tasks should be fulfilled:
- formation of understanding, profound knowledge of evolution, achievements and current issues of European integration and diplomacy among students of higher educational institution;
- stimulation of the interest in research on theory and practice of European integration, functioning of the EU;
- improvement of the quality of the courses on integration processes and development of the European macroregion;
- promotion of the European values, evaluation and recognition of the experience of European integration by Kazakhstani society.
The foregoing tasks will help to inculcate an active citizenship and increase the civic literacy of the participants by improving their understanding of the specifics of regional integration processes.
Teaching and related studies on European integration in the framework of the project will contribute to developing the European studies in non-European countries.
The results of the implementation of the Module throughout the project life will be used in the educational process and research activities.
Activities under the Jean Monet Module "Theory and Practice of European Integration"
Teaching "Theory and Practice of European Integration" course
Roundtable debates “European Integration: progress, challenges and perspectives”
Preparation and publication of a monograph "Theory and Practice of European Integration"
Preparation and publication of scientific articles related to the project theme
throughout the period
I am grateful to our University for the opportunity to attend this course. The classes provided an elaborate study on integration processes. This helped me while working on my thesis, as well as in interacting with my future colleagues from different countries. The course was delivered in simple and concise language. Thank you very much for this awesome experience!)
Lena Rudenko, "International Relations"
Opening of the “Theory and Practice of European Integration” Module classroom
As one of the means to consolidate visibility of the project, maintain its impact and disseminate its results on the second year of the implementation of the Module, with the support of the University management the working group decided to open at the university a classroom (203B), dedicated to the history of European integration and functioning of the EU. Aside from the prepared material, some handouts and publications containing visual, statistical and educational information have been acquired with the assistance of the EU’s Publications Office.
The materials provided in the classroom are available not only to students of the "International Relations", "World Economy" educational programs, but also to all interested parties and students of other specialties, whose classes are held in this classroom according to the schedule.