At the enlarged meeting of the national Council on qualifications under the chairmanship of Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin discussed the issues of development of professional standards, reports primeminister.kz
About results of development of a branch framework of qualifications and professional standards the Minister of labour and social protection of population, the development of educational programs and model curricula — Minister of education and science, the adoption of professional standards — Deputy Chairman, “Atameken”, the implementation of educational programs in the actual production, Executive Director of the Association of mining and metallurgical enterprises and the Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Group, the introduction of professional standards in vocational educational organizations — Director of Khromtau mining and technical College, the methodology of the Atlas of new professions — head of the educational center of LLP “BTC-digital”.
To date, the adoption of the national qualifications framework, approved 36 industry-specific qualifications frameworks, developed a roadmap for the implementation of the National qualifications system in Kazakhstan until 2025. In 2020 it is planned to test the system of certification and recognition of qualifications in priority sectors.
“The work on professional standards, we have started on behalf of the First President – Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev in 2012. Today developed 480 professional standards. They cover more than 2.7 thousand professions. We need professional standards and educational programs that meet today’s challenges and rapid changes in the labour market. It said Kassym-Jomart Tokayev at the meeting of employment and labour on may 17, ” — said Askar Mamin.
The Prime Minister noted that the President instructed until the end of March 2020 to complete the development of the Atlas of new professions on the basis of which will be trained in accordance with the needs of the labour market.
“The fourth industrial revolution gives impetus to the emergence of new professions and competences. We need to be ready for it. Therefore, the work in this direction will require coordinated action by all parties of social partnership – government, business, trade unions,” said mom.
The Prime Minister instructed “Atameken to accelerate the adoption of professional standards and in cooperation with the Ministry of education and science to provide updating educational standards.
“In the future, the initiative and order for the development of new professional standards should be the needs of the production. It is the employer needs to determine what it requires specialist skill sets”, — said Askar Mamin.
The head of government instructed the ministries of labour and social protection of population, education and science jointly with the “Atameken” to permanently monitor the demand in the labor market taking into account global changes in the labour market.