On February 13-26, 2019 year, within the framework of the Co-funded by the ERASMUS + Programme of the European Union’s project TOPAS (From theoretical-oriented to practical education in agrarian studies) the KTBL (Board of Trustees for Technology and Construction in Agriculture) in Darmstadt of Germany as well as international seminar-trainings on farm data collection, farm data analysis and the development of a related Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), which was organized at the Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Sciences.
The participants of partner universities of the TOPAS project attended in international seminar-training: Samarkand Institute of veterinary medicine, Tashkent State Agrarian University and its Andijan branch (Uzbekistan), Sumy National Agrarian University, National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine (Ukraine), Armenia National Agrarian University, Yerevan State University (Armenia). On behalf of the Samarkand Institute of veterinary medicine, the assistants of the department “Agroeconomics and accounting” M.Mardonov and Sh.Yuldashev participated in the seminar.
The main aim of project is the filling the gap within a common former soviet inherited agricultural sciences higher education system in Ukraine, Armenia and Uzbekistan, introducing and improving vocationally oriented practical programs based on a learning outcomes and competencies approach, targeting new and old graduates, with flexible learning pathways and permeability among the different agrarian management programs, while fostering partnership between universities and stakeholders (farm industry and associations), and practical training in real working environment to provide a better match between job market needs and the qualifications offered.
During the training workshops, the participants got closely acquainted with the activities of the Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Sciences and KTBL studied experiences in the field of agricultural production, including the calculation of agricultural production costs, marginal income and agricultural learn how to create a database management database and use the collected database in the production process.
Within the framework of the TOPAS project of Co-funded by the ERASMUS + Programme of the European Union, details of the international seminar-training held at the Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Sciences on February 13-26, 2019 were widely covered in the country's mass media. Particularly, in the country's most renowned FRANKISCHE LANDESZEITUNG, Diane Mayer's article titled “Triesdorf Vorbild Modell wird exportiert” was published.
At the end of the international seminar-training the participants received certificates of the project.