Applying the G20 Training Strategy in Kyrgyzstan (Phase 2)

Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Russian Federation shared experience in development of occupational standards, qualifications and assessment tools

Article | 06 May 2019
Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, on 9-10 April 2019 - Bishkek hosted a national technical training workshop titled: "Development of occupational standards, qualifications and assessment tools". The workshop was organized under the "Applying the G20 Training strategy: A partnership of the ILO and the Russian Federation" (Phase 2). The workshop aimed at sharing the knowledge and techniques for the development of occupational standards and competency-based qualifications between representatives from the Project countries-beneficiaries: Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Russian Federation. These experiences were compared with the principles and concepts practiced at an international level.

The key reference document used during the training workshop: Stock-taking technical report on development of occupational standards, qualifications and assessment tools developed by Project’s lead consultant who also acted as a trainer during the workshop. The group discussions were held and experiences demonstrated enabling to agree on common unified approaches to the development of occupational standards and qualifications which are being used in the countries-beneficiaries. The participants acknowledged the timeliness and relevance of the event and acknowledged the importance of having opportunities to compare approaches being used in the other countries. Participants were also able to learn about the legislative, operational differences, limitations, similarities in presented techniques to development of occupational standards and qualifications.

The workshop was attended by technical staff from Ministry of Education and Science, Ministry of Labour and Social Development, Agency for Primary Vocational Education, Employers' and Workers' organizations, VET schools, experts and resource persons from Armenia, Tajikistan and Russian Federation.