The Central Asian Education Platform (CAEP) is a key pillar of the European Education Initiative for Central Asia which is to “contribute to the adaptation of education systems of Central Asian States to the needs to the globalised world” as well as the necessities of the region and the societies in each particular country.
The CAEP is being established to increase cooperation between the European Union and Central Asia, and to improve regional cooperation between Central Asian countries in order to reinforce their education sector reforms. It also aims at better coordinating donors’ activities in the education sector.
The main tasks of the Project are to develop and implement a CA education platform by:
The CAEP includes the whole education system and focuses on two main components:
CAEP uses, improves and further disseminates programmes and projects that are already in place in Central Asia and have proved highly successful, for example:
Within the CAEP, they will be focused strictly on the needs of the education systems in the CA region, and of the
societies in the particular countries.
The CAEP will contribute towards designing and providing education services leading to higher competitiveness and productivity in the CA countries. Education of young people in, and based on, principles of rule of law, democracy, good governance, market economy, etc., will produce multipliers of values to which the EU has committed itself and which it also wants to share with CA countries.
The CAEP Project will lead to the following results: