The READ 2 RAS Program continues to expand the support of Russia’s capacity and expertise. Since its launch, the program has supported the introduction of a Doctoral Degree Program in Educational Measurement and Evaluation, a Master of Arts Degree Program in Education Quality, training programs in education quality, and a Small Grants Program. Over the last several months, the Program scaled up the delivery of the Three-Tier Expert Development Program and advanced the support of the Eurasian Association on Education Quality Evaluation (EAOKO).

The EAOKO network features an annual conference that brings together the main actors from the education quality community in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and beyond. The next EAOKO Annual Conference event will take place on November 14-15, 2019, in Minsk, the Republic of Belarus. The registration for the conference is opened here.

The Three-Tier Expert Development Program.  The workshop for education professionals of Uzbekistan took place in Tashkent on April 22-26, 2019.

The Russian Training Center (RTC) continues offering online courses and face-to-face seminars through the Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences. Recently, four courses were developed and delivered, namely “Informing Target Groups During Programs for Assessing the Educational Achievements of Students”, “Tools for Evaluating New Educational Results: Creativity, Critical Thinking, Communication and Cooperation (4K)”, “Introduction to Testing Theory”, “Public Participation in Assessing the Quality of Education”.

READ RAS and TF collaboration. From March 18 to March 22, a study visit to Moscow, supported by the World Bank, enabled delegations from Armenia, India, Mongolia, Nepal, Tajikistan and Vietnam (consisting of these countries’ representatives from their Ministries of Education, Universities and National Assessment Centers) to get acquainted with Russian universities’ experience in the development of graduate and postgraduate level programs in education assessment. Click here for more information. Get more information in READ Trust Fund Newsletter