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Naryn Leadership Laud AKDN’s Contribution
A delegation from the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), led by Dr. Shamsh Kassim-Lakha, Diplomatic Representative of AKDN Kyrgyzstan and Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the University of Central Asia (UCA), and including Prof. Dr. S. Sohail H. Naqvi, Rector of UCA, briefed Naryn town councilors and senior officials of the Municipality on current and potential AKDN programmes in the Naryn Oblast on May 29th.
Professionals Share Real Life Experience in Connecting to Your Discipline Programme
UCA Marathon Team Places Second in International Competition
Eighteen UCA students and two faculty members from the University of Central Asia competed in the 8th International “Run the Silk Road” Marathon of the Kyrgyz Republic in Cholpon-Ata, Issyk-Kul on May 11th.
Higher Education Forum Visits Central Asia
Members of the Aga Khan Development Network’s (AKDN) Higher Education Forum (HEF) visited Tajikistan from May 12-16, and some members also travelled to Kyrgyzstan on May 17-18. This was the first official visit by the HEF to Central Asia, whose membership comprises senior officers of AKDN. The main objective of their visit was to better understand the regional landscape within which AKDN and UCA operate.
SPCE Signs Agreement with Accelerate Prosperity
The University of Central Asia’s School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE) in Tajikistan and Accelerate Prosperity (AP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on May 13th to provide financial and technical assistance services to targeted groups of entrepreneurs in all 16 districts of Tajikistan along the Afghan border. This is part of the “Thrive Tajikistan: Partnership for Socio-Economic Development”, an alliance between the United States Agency for International Development and the Aga Khan Foundation.
At University of Central Asia, Investing in Youth to Shape the Future
How to Tackle Inertia of Kyrgyz Museums?
The University of Central Asia’s Cultural Heritage and Humanities Unit in collaboration with the Association of Anthropologists of Kyrgyzstan, the Museum Initiatives Centre, the Christensen Foundation, and the American University of Central Asia (AUCA), organised a workshop on “Cultural Policy of Kyrgyzstan: How to Overcome Inertia in Museums?” in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on May 7th 2019.
ICDL Testing Centers Open in Kochkor District Schools
The University of Central Asia’s (UCA) School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE) in Kyrgyzstan launched two new test centres on May 6th 2019 offering testing for the International Computer Driving License (ICDL), a digital skills and computer literacy certification. The centres are located at the Ninakan Zhundubaeva school (Kochkor village), and the Korchubek Aknazarov school (Cholpon village) in the Kochkor district, and were established as part of the “Demilgeluu Jashtar” project.
Spotlight: Akimbek Akimbekov Climbing to Success
Building Cooperative Education Partnerships in the Region