About UniTeLE project

ID of the project: 598816-EPP-1-2018-1-SE-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP

The overall goal of the project is to enhance the quality of higher education (HE) outputs with high-level student performance & employability by enhancing internal Quality Assurance for teaching/learning & improving professional performance of teaching staff at BY Universities to optimise the response of HE to increased demands of society & economy.

The specific objectives are:

– to develop & apply internal QA system for teaching/learning & teaching staff performance with standards & procedures in line with ESG-2015.

– to establish Centres for Academic Development & Teacher Training at each BY partner to manage the internal system of QA for teaching/learning & teaching staff performance & university teaching staff training.

– to develop an in-service training programme for university teachers who need pedagogical training.

– to apply innovative methods of education for the increase in the level of students’ performance at studies & future employment.

– to run the In-service University Teacher Training Programme in the pilot mode.

– to analyse the pilot running of the Programme for follow-up activities.

– to introduce new regulations on teaching staff employment at the 6 BY partner universities.

The project corresponds to the priorities for the development of higher education of the Republic of Belarus, defined in the state program "Education and Youth Policy" for 2016 - 2020. In terms of improving the quality of education, implementing a competency-based approach to education and deepening ties with organizations-customers of personnel. The project is being implemented by a consortium of 10 partners from Sweden, Italy, Germany, Turkey and Belarus. Representatives of the Republic of Belarus: Belarusian State University, Brest State Technical University, Sukhoi State Technical University of Gomel, Belarusian State of the Order of October Revolution and the Red Banner of Labor Agricultural Academy, Polotsk State University, Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno.