• Place: Almaty, Republic of Kazakhstan

  • Dates: 10th-13th February 2019

  • Participating Universities:

  • Transilvania University of Brașov
  • University of Crete
  • Technical University DRESDEN
  • Middlesex University
  • Samarkand Institute of Economics and Service
  • Tashkent university of Information Technology
  • MUSHTOQ KO’ZLAR Society of Social Mutual Aid of Disabled Children
  • Seifullin Kazakh Agro technical University
  • Al Farabi Kazakh National University
  • The Academy of Public Administration under President of the Republic of Kazakhstan
  • Akmet Baitursynov Kostanay State University
  • Affordable education for Students with Disabilities
  • Khujand State University Named After Acad. B.Gafurov
  • Kulob Institute of Technology and Innovation Management
  • Institute of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan
  • Public Organisation of  “Rushdi Inclusia” Public Organization of Parents of Children with Disabilities
  • Karakalpak State University

The number of participants total 34, which is one or two participants per institution from each country.

The DECIDE project commenced with the Project Kick Off Meeting which was held in Almaty, Kazakhstan (originally scheduled for Brasov, Romania) in early 2019.

At this important meeting the following was agreed:

  • Criteria and procedures for communications between partners

  • Management and decision making structures

  • The functions of the PMC and Action Groups

  • Contact persons

  • Local Committees

  • Library Access Liaison Librarian

  • Local project coordinators

All partners in the DECIDE project have now signed the Consortium Agreement which rules relations, methods of cooperation, disagreements and the identification and agreement of control and problem solving procedures between partners.

Preparation in the project involved:

  • preparation for the Project Commencement (Kick-off) Meeting (Almaty, Kazakhstan)

  • preparation of the training package for English for Specific Purposes (ESP) Training (Module 1)

  • and the preparation of the DECIDE Training Programme Curriculum Modules 2-8

Programme for the DECIDE project Kick Off Meeting