03.05.2018 15:00

Meeting with British Council representatives at State Vocational Education Agency


A meeting has been held with representatives of British Council at the Ministry of Education.

Speaking at the meeting, British Council Azerbaijan Director Elizabeth White highlighted successful results of the joint projects aimed at developing vocational education. She hailed relations between British Council and the Ministry of Education, and outlined future cooperation prospects.

The event provided an insight into “Access to Hospitality and Apprenticeship Scheme” programme implemented by British Council Azerbaijan in partnership with the Ministry of Education and tourism industry, and BP-funded “Development of New Occupations in Agricultural Vocational Education” project.  As 60 graduates of the vocational education sector were already provided with employment, it is planned to engage another 180 people in the project.

Director of the State Vocational Education Agency Famil Mustafayev praised cooperation between the agency and British Council under different educational and teaching projects, and expressed his confidence that this collaboration would continue developing.

The meeting also featured the exchange of views over future cooperation prospects and other issues of mutual interest.