The Masterclass was organized in a hybrid form in two parts, the first part was held online on 28 and 31 of March, 11th and 14th of April. The second part is face-to-face andtakes place 16th to 18th of May 2022 in Almaty.
High quality nursing education requires not only good nursing educators but also high quality procedures and tools to conduct the assessment of Master and PhD thesis. In WP2.4. theMasterclass 2 is taking place, which aims to develop assessment criteria for Master’s and PhD thesis with the involvement of academic staff from wide range of stakeholders including all partnering Kazakhstan Universities and European Universities. Due to Covid-19 the Masterclass was rescheduled in a hybrid version with the online part taking place in March and April. During four online sessions the partners developed first version of the assessment criteria. During the next 3 dayface-to-face sessions in Almatythe partners will finalize the assessment criteria and develop guidelines for nursing educators to support them in the assessment of Master and PhD thesis. During the Masterclass the partners work with the findings from the literature and international best practices. Also international experts on PhD education have been consulted to provide support for the work. The development of the assessment criteria for the Master’s and PhD is guided by a nine‑step approach which has been set up based on the literature. Participants in the development are AccelEd partners including teachers, senior staff, Master’s and PhD students of Nursing Science departments, because of their expertise and the importance for successful implementation. We look forward to see partners in the Masterclass in Almaty in May.
On behalf of the WP2.4. team.