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Vocational Teacher Education in Central Asia

Developing Skills and Facilitating Success

  • Is the first to interconnect European and Central Asian research on this topic

  • Is published in English and Russian

  • Brings together TVET experts from central Asian states and Germany

  • Invites the reader to apply the findings in order to modernize local and national TVET programmes and have them meet international standards

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Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxi
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Recent Technological Challenges in (Vocational) Education

      • Thomas Köhler, Jens Drummer
      Pages 3-14Open Access
  3. Project Based Learning

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 15-15
    2. Project-Based Learning

      • Christian Stehling, Uwe Munzert
      Pages 17-25Open Access
    3. Strengthening the Innovative Potential of Project-Based Learning for TVET

      • Navbakhor Sharipova, Matthias Wesseler
      Pages 27-42Open Access
    4. Project-Based Learning to Develop Creative Abilities in Students

      • Asylbek Isabekov, Gulzat Sadyrova
      Pages 43-49Open Access
  4. Specific Didactics of Laboratory Work

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 51-51
    2. Laboratory Work in Education of Food Technology Professionals

      • Maksudakhon Abdullaeva
      Pages 53-63Open Access
    3. The Theoretical-Practical Cake

      • FranzFranz Horlacher
      Pages 65-73Open Access
  5. Media and New Technologies in TVET

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 85-85
    2. The Project Title: The Virtual Laboratory and Quality of Education

      • Lafiz Boboev, Zokirkhodzha Makhmudkhodzhaevich Soliev, Firuz Asrorkulov
      Pages 87-91Open Access
    3. Application of Modern Educational Technologies for Managing Project Activities of Master of Education

      • Rimma Massyrova, Viktoria Vyacheslavovna Savelieva, Janat Bisenbaeva, Bakhyt Atymtaeva
      Pages 93-98Open Access
    4. The Significance of the Media Didactics Course for Masters of Vocational Education

      • Mamatair Joldoshov, Ainura Bekbolsunova
      Pages 99-104Open Access
    5. The Significance of Using Business Simulations in Training of Bachelors and Masters

      • Mamatair Joldoshov, Jypargul Sayakbaeva
      Pages 105-110Open Access
  6. Evaluation and Development of Competencies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 117-117
    2. Technical Training of Teachers of Vocational Education in Higher Educational Institutions

      • Svetlana Udartseva, Tatyana Ikonnikova, Tamara Udartseva, Tatyana Chausova, Gulfarida Samashova
      Pages 119-127Open Access

About this book

This book is open access under a CC-BY license. The volume presents papers on vocational education, project-based learning and science didactic approaches, illustrating with sample cases, and with a special focus on Central Asian states. Thematically embedded in the area of Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET), the book examines the following main topics: project-based learning (PBL), specific didactics with a linkage to food technologies and laboratory didactics, media and new technologies in TVET, evaluation of competencies including aspects of measurement, examination issues, and labour market and private sector issues in TVET, and research methods with a focus on empirical research and the role of scientific networks. It presents outcomes from TVET programmes at various universities, colleges, and teacher training institutes in Central Asia.  


  • teacher training
  • project based learning
  • educational technology
  • research methodology
  • network development
  • vocational teacher education
  • developing teaching skills
  • technical teacher education
  • education central asia
  • teacher education central asia
  • GIZ Programme Professional Education in Central Asia
  • PBL
  • TVET
  • Open Access
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Tajikistan
  • vocational education central asia
  • Open Access



Editors and Affiliations

  • Saxon Educational Institute, Radebeul, Germany

    Jens Drummer

  • Technological University of Tajikistan, Dushanbe, Tajikistan

    Gafurjon Hakimov

  • Kyrgyz State Technical University, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

    Mamatair Joldoshov

  • Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany

    Thomas Köhler

  • Karaganda State University, Karaganda, Kazakhstan

    Svetlana Udartseva

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