Non EU partners
Republic of Moldova
11.The Scientific and methodological Centre “Agroosvita” (SMC “Agroosvita”)
The aim of the project
The main aim of the project is to improve the quality control of agro-food products in the countries which have recently become associated EU members by improving upon the training of their specialists. The project deals with the part of the Agreement related to food and agricultural products safety which can be ensured through appropriate laboratory control and approximation to EU legislation and standards.
This will be achieved through three specific objectives:
-To create specialized master courses dedicated to the laboratory practice for the specialists of the agro-food sector in UA, GE and MD (veterinary medicine, agronomy, animal husbandry, food technologies);
-To create at special courses at the university partners for the post-diploma training of laboratory staff working in the agro-food sector;
- To update the training courses provided by laboratories to their staff;
-To create new practices of collaboration between universities and laboratories on the basis of mutual profitability: creation of an exchange platform enabling to adapt graduates’ skills and competences to need of the labour market, to provide the continual curricula updating and to provide regular updating of the skills and competences required for agro-food laboratories staff.
The project outputs are of 4 categories:
- Elaborated training courses and obtained necessary competences for students and laboratory staff;
- Trained teacher’s teams;
- Pedagogical supports;
- Created tools for cooperative teaching with the participation of universities and acting laboratories staff.