Capacity building and ExchaNge towards attaining Technological Research and modernizing Academic Learning – “CENTRAL”
CENTRAL aims at developing and implementing academic educational curricula with an international orientation in content and/or form, which is integrated with digital tools technology and is aimed at preparing students for performing (professionally/socially) in an international and multicultural context and designed for domestic and/or foreign (international) students. CENTRAL is aimed at enabling employability, internationalisation and interdisciplinary engagement of students and graduates, as well as research staff. The project will support ASIAN PARTNER UNIVERSITIES for upgrading facilities necessary to implement innovative practices including Campus Management System (CMS), Document Management System (DMS) and Virtual Campus (tele-training tool). The aim is to ensure that potential of information technology will be fully utilized for benefiting Asian Universities on one hand and European Universities will extend their expertise by supporting them. The project will deliver a sustainable technology-enabled educational platform that would have short-and long-term impact for increased employability of graduates, productivity and efficiency of the educational process, research output, cost effectiveness of higher education. The project plans to provide new and advanced systems of digital technologies to support partners and their scholars to compete at all levels.On the other hand European countries will get academic human support as well as joint publications and intellectual property rights. Joint conferences, seminars and workshops will be held at coordinated Asian/ European countries.The project builds on achievements from a long-term previous cooperation among the involved partner organisations.