Year One

November 2018

DESTIN commences.

BSU DESTIN Management Group meets (Monthly).

Grant Agreement Signed.

Curriculum Development Teams formed at each UA Partner university.

December 2018
January 2019

Kick Off Meeting (Bath).

Governing Board 1.

Sustainability Team formed and first meeting.

Dissemination Team formed and first meeting.

Outreach Team formed and first meeting.

Project Quality Plan and Risk Assessment written.

First Conference (Bath).

February 2019
March 2019

Audit/Desk review of Current Ukraine Partners BA and MA Journalism programmes.

Partnership Agreement Signed.

Draft DESTIN Toolkit circulated (adapted from ALIGN Toolkit).

April 2019
April/May 2019

Progress Report.

New event 13

Ukraine university’s Action Plans shared.

Student Centred Learning Course Design Conference (Kyiv).

Governing Board 2.

Project website launched.

Project YouTube channel launched.

Sustainability Team second meeting including Sustainability Plan review.

Dissemination Team second meeting including Dissemination Plan review.

Outreach Team second meeting including Outreach Plan review.

Project Quality Plan and Risk Assessment reviewed.

Statement of Equality and Diversity.

May 2029
October 2019

New event 14

Ukraine university Action Plans reviewed and updated.

Quality Assurance Review Meeting.

Field Trip – Linnaeus University, Sweden.


Year Two

November 2019

Field Trip – Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland.

Course Design Training Workshops (Training for Trainers) (Kyiv).

Revised DESTIN Training for Trainers Toolkit published.

Template for Peer Review published.

Guide to Peer Review Process and Documentation published.

Field Trip Benchmarking Reports.

Online Mentoring launched.

December 2019
Early 2020

Equipment procured.

Equipment delivered and registered at UA Partner universities.

Peer Review Panel 1.

Peer Review Panel 2.

Peer Review Panel 3.

March 2020
May 2020

Revised BA/MA programmes approved at UA university partners.

Quality Report (intermediate).

Interim Report EU.

Online Outreach Team Evaluation Meetings until Jul 2021.

June 2020 Monthly

Governing Board 3 (Sumy).

Outreach Team Coordination Meeting (Sumy).

Sustainability Team Coordination Meeting (Lviv).

Pilot Outreach Courses.

September 2020
Autumn 2020

New event 13

Delivery of revised curricula at UA partner universities (BA & MA per partner).


Year Three


Governing Board 4.

Final Conference “Journalism Futures” (Lviv)

Aug 2021

National Guideline Statements BA & MA Journalism Education in Ukraine.

Network Ukraine Universities & Professional Journalism organisations.

University and Stateholder Engagement Strategy put into action.

Outreach Media Literacy Courses delivered.

Outreach Media Literacy Courses evaluated.

Open days at UA University Partners.

Evaluate delivery of first year of revised curricula.

Autumn 2021
October 2021

Sustainability Plan put into action.

October 2021 Quality Report (Final).

Legacy Website.

November 2021