JSC "Republican Scientific and Methodological Center of Technical and Vocational Education Development and Qualification Assignment"

Membership Type: Associate
Email: tb@rnmc.kz
Year in which Organisation/Agency commenced operations: 2005
Countries/regions/states of operation: Republic of Kazakhstan

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Title: Mr.
First Name: Begaly
Surname: Khalmuratov
Job Title: Director General
Phone: +77172249747
Fax: +77172249747
Email Id: b.khalmuratov@rnmc.kz
Alternative Email Id: reception@rnmc.kz

Nominated Contact Person (if different from CEO)

Title: Mrs.
First Name: Gulvira
Surname: Oshakbayeva
Job Title: Chief Manager
Phone: +77172249775
Fax: +77172249775
Email Id: g.oshakbayeva@rnmc.kz
Alternative Email Id: zh.omarbekova@rnmc.kz

Organisation Details

JSC "Republican Scientific and Methodological Center of Technical and Vocational Education Development and Qualification Assignment"
Address: 15 Goethe Street, Astana city, Republic of Kazakhstan, 010000
Kazakhstan
Website: http://www.rnmc.kz/index.php/en/

Additional Contacts

Criteria Requirements for Full Member

1 Criterion: Nature of the operations of the agency:
Measure: The agency is responsible for reviews at institutional or programme level of post-secondary
education institutions or post-secondary quality assurance agencies
2 Criterion: Mission statement and objectives:
Measure: The agency has formulated a mission statement and objectives which are consistent with the nature of the agency
3 Criterion: Agency staff, Numbers, Profile, Roles:
Measure: The profile of the staff is consistent with the Mission Statement
4 Criterion: Profile of reviewers:
Measure: The profile of the reviewers is consistent with the Mission Statement
5 Criterion: Independence:
Measure: The judgements and recommendations of the agency’s reports cannot be changed by third parties
6 Criterion: Resources:
Measure: The agency has sufficient resources to run its operations in accordance with its mission statement and objectives
7 Criterion: External quality assurance criteria and processes:
Measure: The description of the processes and criteria applied should be transparent and publicly available and normally include:
self evaluation, site visit, public report and follow-up measure
8 Criterion: Quality assurance:
Measure: The description of the processes and criteria applied should be transparent and publicly available and normally include:
self evaluation, site visit, public report and follow-up measure

Criteria Requirements for Institutional Member

Institutional Member Criteria:
Measure: Institutional Members are institutions of higher education in the region that are in good standing with the relevant quality assurance agency if one exists.

Criteria Requirements for Associate Member

Associate Member Criteria:
Measure:Associate Members are organisations with a major interest and active involvement in evaluation, accreditation and quality assurance in higher education, but without the responsibility for assuring the quality of institutions, education programs, or external quality assurance agencies
To the President of Asia Pacific Quality Network

JSC "Republican Scientific and Methodological Center of Technical and Vocational Education Development and Qualification Assignment" (hereinafter - JSC "RSMC") would like to express its deepest respect and offer cooperation with Asia Pacific Quality Network.
JSC "RSMC" was created in 2005; the main objective is the modernization of the vocational education and training (hereinafter – VET) system in line with the industrial-innovative development of Kazakhstan's economy.
JSC "RSMC" is the multifunctional organization of development of VET system and has branches in all regions of the Kazakhstan and. The main activities of JSC "RSMC" are:
- Development of VET content;
- Assessment of the qualification level of the college graduates and qualification assignment;
- Conducting a research of the VET problems in Kazakhstan;
- Methodological support of the colleges;
- Development of partnerships and international relations.
Also, JSC "RSMC" conducts training and seminar for VET teachers and instructors with the issuance of certificates in various major regional centers.
Since 2005 JSC "RSMC" issues a certificate of qualification assignment, conforming to state sample. Nowadays, JSC "RSMC" covers more than 90% of VET graduates and assesses their knowledge. Since the establishment JSC "RSMC" formed the electronic database of certified graduates by region and updates annually.
The procedure for accreditation have been reflected in the State Program of Education Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan for 2011-2020 (hereinafter - Program). Program objectives include the formation of the public-private educational management system; integration into the world educational space; increasing the quality of education that meets the needs of the labor market and etc. The program associated with the implementation of the principles of the Bologna Declaration reflects independent accreditation as an important area of quality assurance. According to the Program, by 2020, 65% of universities and 20% of colleges should be accredited. Eventually, state accreditation will be completely replaced by a national institutional accreditation for universities and colleges.
JSC "RSMC" would like to show interest in accrediting colleges. Nowadays JSC "RSMC" has developed the following necessary documents:
- Standards of institutional and specialized accreditation of VET colleges;
- Guidelines for the procedure of self-confidence of institutional and specialized accreditation;
- Guidelines for organizing and conducting external review (audit) in the process of accreditation of VET colleges;
- Regulation of the Accreditation Board and etc.
JSC "RSMC" has the database of experts in the field of quality assurance.
JSC "RSMC" would like to start cooperation and sign an agreement with the Asia-Pacific Quality Network for long-term cooperation. Also, JSC "RSMC" would like to become an associated member of the Asia Pacific Quality Network and is willing to pay the Initial Joining Fee and annual Membership Fee.





Yours sincerely,

B.Khalmuratov

Criteria Requirements for Intermediate Member

1 Criterion: Nature of the operations of the agency:
Measure: The agency is responsible for reviews at institutional or programme level of post-secondary education institutions or post-secondary quality assurance agencies
2 Criterion: Mission statement and objectives:
Measure: The agency has formulated a mission statement and objectives which are consistent with the nature of the agency
3 Criterion: :
Proof of the organisation’s good standing with the local QA agency
We are attaching Memorandum of understanding with Independent Agency for Accreditation and Rating

Criteria Requirements for Observer

Criterion For Observers:
Measure: APQN accepts as Observers organisations outside the Asia-Pacific region, including: external quality assurance agencies; institutions with a major interest in evaluation, accreditation and quality assurance in higher education; other regional networks that have major interests in and strong links with the region

Documentation and Fees

Additional Information: I will be emailing additional supporting information
Upon approval of my application I agree to pay:
  • $500 (Initial Joining Fee: Full Member, Intermediate Member, Associate Member)
  • $200 Member Fee: Associate Member

Documents Submitted











Letter_of_the_Membership_request.pdf


Memorandum_with_Independent_Agency_for_Accreditation_and_Rating.pdf

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