24 Feb
Next round of trainings on innovative teaching and assessment methods held

Next expert mission took place with the EU-funded Twinning Project “Support to strenghtening higher education in Azerbaijan” on 17-21 February 2020.

Linas Leoonas, chairperson of the Study programmes’ evaluation commission of the Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education of Lithuania and Tatyana Volkova, chairperson of commission for evaluation of quality of education of Academic Informaton Centre of Latvia visited Azerbaijan within Component 2 “Pilot Study programmes in priority sectors are improved to be more student-centred” of the Twinning Project.

The objective of the mission was to deliver training titled “Innovative teaching, learning and assessment methods” for the teaching staff of pilot universities. 

The three-day training organized in Azerbaijan Technical University brought together teaching staff members from 6 pilot universities which are Baku State University, Azerbaijan State Pedagogical University, Azerbaijan Technical University, Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University, Baku Engineering University and Sumgait State University.

In the course of the three-day training, the experts presented the most innovative teaching, learning and assessment methods and introduced a number of practical and group exercises to make sure that the trainees are able to apply what they have learned during the training.

The training was held in an entertaining and interesting format and was attended by around 32 teachers from six pilot universities. The topic and format of the training sparked interest of the participants.  

The training participants were awarded certificates for participation at the end.

It should be mentioned that first round of trainings on innovative teaching and assessment methods was held in the State Pedagogical University last week.