Activities

WP1 Update Needs assessment

T1.1 Preliminary desk research, collection of relevant data and definition of glossary
T1.2 Identification of existing governance frameworks and best practices through HEIs self-evaluation
T1.3 Field visits in KRI provinces for the final assessment

[January 2021 – September 2021]

WP2 Definition of a roadmap for a better university governance and implementation of bologna process at KRI HEIs

T2.1 Designing of roadmap: aims, mission, workplan
T2.2 Consultative workshop

[October 2021 –March 2022]

WP3 Strategic Planning, Management and Quality Assurance: Capacity Building action

T3.1 Training week for university leaders in Oslo on strategic planning, QA management + recognition
T3.2 Three Training workshop in KRI and Harmonization training in Sulaymania
T.3.3 Two Study visits, one in Pisa (Italy) and one in Evora (Portugal)

[March 2022 – December 2022]

WP4 Bologna process implementation at KRI Universities: Recognition of credits and learning mobility

T4.1 Circular field visit: Rome (UNIMED) + Murcia (Spain)
T4.2 Online training platform & handbook

[October 2022 – February 2023]

WP5 Restitution and harmonization phase towards a Shared Strategic Plan for University Reform

T5.1 Restitution event preparation at the Ministry in Kurdistan (Erbil)
T5.2 ToT at institutional and national level at each HEIs in Kurdistan
T5.3 Definition and Validation of Institutional Strategic Plan for University reform

[March 2023 – January 2024

WP6 Project Quality and Evaluation

T6.1 Creation of Quality and Evaluation Working Team and nomination of the External Evaluator
T6.2 Drawing up of Quality and Evaluation Plan (product & process evaluation)
T6.3 Regular Monitoring and feedback collection by Partners
T6.4 Drawing up of evaluation reports (Mid-term and Final)

[January 2021 – January 2024]

WP7 Dissemination and Exploitation

T7.1 Design of the dissemination and exploitation plan
T7.2 Creation and management of the Project website
T7.3 Preparation of dissemination Materials
T7.4 Organisation of the final Conference

[January 2021 – January 2024]

WP8 Management

T8.1 Operative and financial management
T8.2 Performing of plenary and virtual meetings

[January 2021 – January 2024]

Results

D1.1 Report stock taking of governance framework including glossary
D2.2 Report on the field visits in KRI provinces (Erbil, Sulaymaniyah & Duhok)
D3.3 Final report of the update needs analysis (included desk research, self-evaluation and field visits reports)

D2.1 Designing of roadmap: aims, mission, workplan
D2.2 Consultative workshop report

D3.1 Report on the training week in Oslo
D3.2 Report on the three local training workshops in KRI and on restitution workshop performed
D3.3 Report on study visit in Pisa and Evora performed

D4.1 Report on the study visits performed in Italy and Spain
D4.2 Online training platform & handbook

D5.1 Report on the restitution event
D5.2 Report on ToT activities performed at institutional and national level
D5.3 Strategic Plan approved by the Ministry and adopted by the HEIs

D6.1 Quality and Evaluation Plan
D6.2 Mid-Term evaluation report
D6.3 Final evaluation report

D7.1 Dissemination and exploitation plan
D7.2 Project website
D7.3 Dissemination and branding materials
D7.4 Final project conference

D8.1 Project Management Handbook
D8.2 Reports on plenary meetings (KOM, mid-term meeting and final meeting)
D8.3 Virtual meetings