Development of a green economy curriculum for higher education in Kyrgyzstan

The project “Development of a green Economy curriculum for higher education in Kyrgyzstan”, within the framework of the Sanarip Insan project, started on November 20, 2021 and was implemented on the basis of the M. Ryskulbekov Kyrgyz University of Economics.

The project team has developed an educational and methodological complex of continuous learning based on the Lifelong learning model “Fundamentals of green Economy”, which includes 5 modules on the topics: “Green Economy”, “Environmental Law”, “Circular Economy”, “Waste Management”, “Sustainable Marketing”. Based on these lectures, 20 video lectures were filmed. The existing economic curriculum around the world with an accessible innovative green economy and the practice of education in the field of sustainable development, the choice and implementation of appropriate methods for the development of the green economy were investigated.

This program has been implemented and tested at the economic faculties of the M. Ryskulbekov Kyrgyz University of Economics, which is responsible for the development and implementation of economic education in the country. Within the framework of the project, 30 teachers, 394 students were trained in this course.
At the end of the developed UMK, 1 two-day training was held on the ZOOM platform for teachers and students, 42 teachers and 40 students from 6 universities of Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan took part in the training. The developed complex has been integrated into the students’ learning process as a modular course, and will also be used as lifelong learning channels using new digital capabilities.

The developed course is posted on the website and it is freely available to everyone, a video recording of all sections of the textbook was also made in the form of 20 video lectures, which will also be posted on the IlimBox platform and Youtube channel.