The activity in the field of educational development programs is based on the “Law on Education” of Azerbaijan Republic, the Regulation on the Ministry of Education of Azerbaijan Republic and other normative legal acts.
The main duties in the field of educational development programs are: 1. Conducting the activity in the direction of implementing measures arising from the  "National Strategy for the development of education in the Republic of Azerbaijan" approved by Order No. 13 of President of the Republic of Azerbaijan dated 24 October 2013, 2. Implementing the state control over assessment of the quality of education in all types of educational institutions operating in the Republic of Azerbaijan, regardless of their organizational-legal form and ownership type, 3. Taking part in the process of preparing normative legal documents related to the field of activity, 4. Implementing monitoring and evaluation activities in accordance with state educational standards, 5. Working out and improving the education quality assessment technology.