November, 8-10, 2016 S.Seifullin Kazakh Agro Technical University was visited by Jean Barloy, representative of the International Department of AgroCampus Quest (France) and Jorj Ciumac, Professor of "Food Technologies" Department of Moldova Technical University.
To discuss participation of S.Seifullin Kazakh Agro Technical University in the competition for a new EU project of Erasmus + program jointly with A.Baitursynov Kostanai State University and M.Auezov South Kazakhstan State University was the purpose of the visit.
The topic of the proposed project is "Pedagogical innovation in training for the food industry in Kazakhstan." Summary of the project: development of the courses in the HEIs of European Union, based on gaining educational, scientific, technical and transversal (cross) knowledge; introduction of E-Learning (distance) education elements in teaching of technological subjects; training specialists on the examples of technological platforms in EU; measures for improving graduates’ employability.
The meeting was held at “Technology of food and processing production” Department of Technical Faculty, which was attended by the Dean of Faculty and all members of the Department. For introduction of elements of distance learning in the project it was considered the experience of EU TEMPUS project "The introduction of a quality management system in the E-Learning in higher education in Central Asia" which was implemented at the University during the last three years starting from 2013.
During the visit, the guests attended the open class of Satayeva Zhuldyz Isaakovna, the lecturer of "Technology of food and processing facilities" Department by the theme «Edible fats» on «Commodity research of food products» discipline for students of multilingual group 323 of TFPF specialty. Satayeva Zh. I. implemented the latest teaching technologies, acquired during the internship at the University of California, Davis, the USA. After discussions on the new project application, Jean Barloy and Jorj Ciumac, met with Abdyrov A.M., the First Deputy Chairman of the Board.