The aim: to contribute the modernisation of higher education systems in Ukraine by introducing universities centres of teaching excellence for promotion of European educational innovations by professional university teachers’ certification.

Specific objectives:

  1. to modernise the formal system of university teachers’ professional development and certification in Ukraine by establishing of 9 independent Centres of Teaching Excellence, as well as creating their network, focusing on enhancing quality of university teaching;
  2. to introduce the professional university teachers’ certification programs based on European good practices and education innovations for ensuring teaching excellence;
  3. to develop and pilot a new teaching excellence curriculum based on teaching excellence framework, including courses syllabi and MOOCs which are permeable with education needs of academic communities in Ukraine and resulting in professional certification of university teachers.