Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Al-Farabi Kazakh National University
IREG International Observatory on Academic Ranking and Excellence

 

PROGRAM of

Regional Forum

Development of Higher Education in Central Asia:
The Role of Quality Assurance, Relevant Information and Rankings

25 October 2012
Al-Farabi Kazakh National University
Almaty, Kazakhstan

Al-Farabi KazNU Administrative Building, 15th Floor

 

9.00-10.00   Registration
10.00-10.30  

Opening of the Forum by moderator Galym Mutanov,

Rector of Al-Farabi Kazakh National University

Welcoming speech by Murat Orunkhanov, Vice-Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Welcoming speech by Jan Sadlak, President of IREG Observatory

Forum Presentations

10.30-11.10  

Jan Sadlak, President of IREG Observatory, UK
How to Deal with Quality Challenges in a Changing Landscape of Higher Education

11.10-11.50  

 Zoya Zaitseva, Regional Director of Central Europe & Central Asia QS, UK
Kazakh Universities in the QS World University Rankings: success factors and challenges

11.50-12.30  

Angela Yung-Chi Hou, Director of Center for Faculty Development & Instructional Resources, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan

Changing Trends in EQA: Asian and Taiwan’s experiences
12.30-14.00  

Lunch

14.00-14.40

 

Waldemar Siwinski, Vice-President of IREG-Observatory; President of Perspektywy Education Foundation, Poland 

National rankings as an integral part of the global university landscape

14.40-15.20

 

Gero Federkeil, Vice-President of IREG Observatory; CHE-Centre for Higher Education, Germany

Multidimensional Ranking: Principles, Methodological Criteria and Application

15.20-16.00

 

Maxim Khomyakov, Vice-Rector for International Policy of Ural Federal University

The Role of International Rankings in Internationalization of Russian system of Higher Education

16.00-16.30  

Coffee-break

16.30-17.10 

 

Ashraf Darwish, Cultural and Educational Attaché of the Embassy of Egypt to Kazakhstan

Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Egyptian Higher Institutions

17.10-17.40

 

Discussion and Forum Closing by Mukhambetkali Burkitbayev, First Vice-Rector of Al-Farabi Kazakh National University

17.40-18.00

 

Certificate Presentation Ceremony

18.00-19.00   Dinner

Members area

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