Establishment of Regional VET Centre of Excellence in Lankaran Economic Region

Project Description

The overall objective of the action is to contribute to the modernisation of the vocational education and training system in Azerbaijan, enhancing quality, equality, relevance and access in line with European standards and practices.

The specific objective of the action is to improve quality of education through the establishment of labour market oriented VET system in Lankaran Economic Region.

The project acts in line with the Sustainable Development Goal 4 to “Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all” and primarily focuses on the Target 4.4, “By 2030, substantially increase the number of youth and adults who have relevant skills, including technical and vocational skills, for employment, decent jobs and entrepreneurship”.

Specific Objective

To improve quality of education for establishing labour market oriented VET system in the Lankaran Economic Region. In this regard, operational capacity of Jalilabad Vocational Lyceum will be strengthened through the establishment of modern Regional VET Centre of Excellence for occupations in agriculture and industry (manufacturing) sectors.

Expected Results

– Regional VET Centre of Excellence will be operationalized and modernised;
– Skills and employability of the graduates of VET Lyceum will be enhanced;
– Mechanisms for partnerships with employers will be established.

Project Map

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  • Priority Area:
    Mobility and people-to-people contacts

  • Region: Lankaran

  • Project Type: Local

  • Start Date: 2017-07-13

  • End Date: 2020-12-31
  • Implementing Organisation:

  • EU Contribution:
    €1 300 000

  • EU Project Number:
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