Despite the standards on postgraduate level education in nursing, there is a need to create structures, policy and system, which will enable capacity building of nursing science and research in KZ on sufficient quality level. Therefore, active participation in the projects is required from the Ministry of Healthcare (MoH) and the Ministry of Education and Science (MoEdS) to ensure relevant, appropriate and sustainable policy measures. To guarantee active involvement of governmental institution in the project, MoH and MoEdS have been invited to the consortium, therefore are considered as both Full Partners and direct target group of the AccelEd project. They expressed the will to cooperate in nursing science, research and support network development in KZ, as during needs analysis workshop they agreed on the problems associated with the nursing prestige and nursing science development in KZ.
MoEdS is essential in setting the standards for medical universities, implementing changes and ensuring the quality of the study programs.
AccelEd project addresses following strategic objectives established by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the field of higher education, postgraduate education and science:
– Correspondence of the quality of higher education in Kazakhstan with the best international practices in the field of education;
– Participation of Kazakhstan scientists in large-scale international research projects;
– Introduction of effective system of training of highly qualified scientific personnel according to international standards.
Jūratė Macijauskienė, project coordinator
Živilė Kepežinskienė, project manager
Dinara Kozhakhmetova, responsible for WP4 Dissemination
Yeles Muratbek, responsible for WP4 Dissemination