The project “Accelerating Master and PhD level Nursing Education Development in the Higher Education System in Kazakhstan – AccelEd” seeks to reform nursing science and research in higher education system of Kazakhstan, focusing on modernization of governance, management and functioning of healthcare and physical-sciences-related higher education practices in Kazakhstan.
Modernization in the framework of AccelEd means improvement of governance, planning, service quality assurance, internationalization and wider recognition of nursing education on Master and PhD level, as well as contribution to the lifelong learning promotion in nursing field. As a structural project, AccelEd will be implemented with assistance of the ministries responsible for healthcare and education, to ensure sustainability of actions and incorporation of them into the following operational plans of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
A set of aims and objectives of the AccelEd project was shaped based on the challenges on nursing higher education and specific needs of the project target groups. Wide range of national, local and international stakeholders, including academic staff and policy makers, were engaged in feasibility of the project proposal, therefore ensuring the aims and objectives are reachable and relevant for the national context in Kazakhstan. Thus, the general project goal to strengthen nursing education on Master level and establishing and launching PhD nursing science in Kazakhstan through changes in policy, legal framework and institutional structures correspond to the strategic interests of the Republic of Kazakhstan and meet the needs expressed by the specialists who are involved in the nursing education, research and clinical practice.
Years of implementation: 2021 – 2023. Read more
Jūratė Macijauskienė, project coordinator
Živilė Kepežinskienė, project manager
Dinara Kozhakhmetova, responsible for WP4 Dissemination
Baituganova Aizhan, responsible for WP4 Dissemination