“Development of a flexible, innovative and practical framework for Work-based Learning in higher education of Armenia and Russia” (FlexWBL Erasmus+)
FlexWBL project aims to create a platform for the implementation of a work- based learning (WBL) framework in the national HE systems of Armenia and Russia in order to bridge the gap between skills supply and labor market demands in university-enterprise network cooperation and the wider economic and social environment according to the Yerevan Communique, Paris Communique and EU 2020 strategy’s objectives. Specific Project Objectives are: · To establish the WBL framework in the national Higher Education systems of Armenia and Russia harmonized with EU best practices. · To build capacity and capability within the HE sectors through the development of expertise in designing and implementing courses incorporating WBL. · To launch the WBL website. · To pilot the implementation of WBL framework in Higher Education Institutions of Armenia and Russia. As a result of the project, changes will be made in some of the educational programs of the NUACA, which will increase the share of lessons held in their workplaces, as well as for students working will be assumed the classes planned by the curriculum, or projects, or practical training in their workplaces. The project duration is 36 months.