COMPUTERS TO UCA-SPCE
September 2017 to September 2018
DESCRIPTION AND IMPACT
Worldwide Education Fund of The Dallas Foundation (WEF) has donated 11 high speed desktop computers in addition to 10 already gifted last year, to University of Central Asia School of Professional and Continuing Education (UCA-SPCE). The objective of this project wa to improve the scope and efficiency of the computer lab at UCA-SPCE and to use these Computers to expand teaching options by offering classes to the students who cannot access UCA-SPCE’s facilities.
Building on this integral aspect of the scholarship program this project envisioned that graduates will have a state of the art facility in Khorog to make a difference in the society. These computer lab, equipped with the high-speed computers, are also being used for teaching Emerging Technology courses by certified teachers trained through WEF scholarship.
ABOUT UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ASIA (UCA)
The University of Central Asia (UCA) was founded in 2000 as a private, not for profit, secular university through an International Treaty signed by the Presidents of the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, and Kazakhstan, and His Highness the Aga Khan; ratified by their respective parliaments, and registered with the United Nations. As a university focused on the development of mountain societies, UCA's undergraduate programmes are located at its purpose-built world class residential campuses in Naryn, Kyrgyzstan, and Khorog, Tajikistan near the Tien Shan and Pamir mountains respectively.
For more information, please visit www.ucentralasia.org and download UCA Newsletter here.
ABOUT SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL AND CONTINUING EDUCATION (SPCE)
The School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE) founded in 2006, offers a continuous and professional non-tertiary education for young people and adults in a flexible format. SPCE’s Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) program promotes employment opportunities. Programmes and courses on business and entrepreneurship allow graduates to create a source of income for themselves and launch their own enterprise. More than 123,000 students (from 2006 to September 2018) have graduated from our school completing one or more programmes from 450 available training modules. SPCE provides its services in 11 training centers located in Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Afghanistan.
For more information, please visit: www.ucentralasia.org/Schools/Spce/EN.