The Minister of Education meets with representatives of “Cisco” company
On June 9, Minister of Education Emin Amrullayev met with representatives of “Cisco” company. The meeting was attended by “Cisco” company Vice President for Russia and the CIS countries Jonathan Sperou, company’s Global Innovation Director for Azerbaijan Ramil Eyyubov and company’s Regional Manager Farid Zeynalov.
At the meeting, achievements in the field of education in Azerbaijan in cooperation with “Cisco” company were discussed. It was noted that close cooperation has been established with “Cisco” within the framework of the Azerbaijani Education Network. Through the solutions provided by the company, IP-telephony, video conferencing communication system, a single educational platform have been created in educational institutions. Through the “Cisco Umbrella” technology introduced this year, the security and content filtering of the Azerbaijani Education Network has been improved.
It was noted that currently the number of “Cisco” network academies in Azerbaijan has reached 13. Through the academy opened at the Baku State Vocational Training Center for Industry and Innovation last academic year, Cisco's educational content has been integrated into the curriculum and on-the-job training has been organized for teachers of other vocational education institutions. The academies offer training courses on the basics of information technology and operating systems, the Internet of Things, programming, network technology and security, as well as cyber security.
At the same time, last year a pilot project 'Connected School' was launched in a secondary school No. 46 in Baku together with the company. The selected pilot school was provided with Cisco equipment and software, training was organized for students, teachers and administrative staff of the institution, and systematic work was carried out to achieve the effective use of information technology in the management and teaching process.
The parties exchanged views on continuing cooperation and implementing new joint projects. The discussion focused on the application of Cisco experience, application of innovative solutions and technologies in education, carrying out work on safe Internet and digital content.
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