MAHATMA – Master in Higher Education Management Developing Leaders For Managing Educational Transformation

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The wider objective is to promote the transformation of higher education management in Armenia and Georgia through the introduction of a new Master’s programme/professional development courses in higher education management. The specific objectives evolve around the enhancement of the institutional capacity to implement the new Master’s programme/PDCs (teaching and learning and management of the programme; as well as the promotion of a change dialogue between the education stakeholders thorough establishment of a Professional Association of Educationalists leading to system transformation.


  • Development of a Master’s programme/PDC in HE Management
  • Introduction of a learning outcome approach to teaching, learning and student assessment methods
  • Establishment of the Professional Association of Educationalists


  • Training events:
  1. Academic Development – Management and Leadership at CIEP (France)
  2. Developing leaders in European Partner Countries at CESIE (Italy)


  • Coordinator: Armenian State Pedagogical University (Armenia)
  • Universitat Koblenz-Landau (Germany)
  • Masarykova univerzita (Czech Republic)
  • Bath Spa University (United Kingdom)
  • Middlesex University (United Kingdom)
  • Centre International d’Etudes Pedagogiques de Sevres (France)
  • Armenian State University of Economics (Armenia)
  • State pedagogical institute of Vanadzor named after H. Toumanyan Goris State University (Armenia)
  • National Center of Professional Education Quality Assurance (Armenia)
  • Republic of Armenia Ministry of Education and Science (Armenia)
  • Ilia State University (Georgia)
  • International Black Sea University (Georgia)
  • Shota Rustaveli State University (Georgia)
  • Akaki Tsereteli State University (Georgia)
  • National Center for Education Quality Enhancement (Georgia)
  • Ministry of Education and Science in Georgia (Georgia)

The project

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Date of the project

15/10/12 – 14/10/15

DG of reference

DG EAC, Tempus IV [Armenia] – Action 1. Joint Projects, Curricula Reform



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