A delegation led by Minister of Education Jeyhun Bayramov is attending the Education World Forum in London, which is being held from January 20-23.
On the second day of the forum Minister of Education Jeyhun Bayramov addressed “Opportunities for improving quality of training and education” session. The minister highlighted reforms carried out in the country under the “State Strategy for the development of education in the Republic of Azerbaijan”, which was approved by a Presidential order. Jeyhun Bayramov said that increasing prestige of the teaching profession is one of the key priorities of the Strategy. The minister said a qualitatively new level was reached in this field, highlighting scholarship programs encouraging applicants who scored best results in university entrance exams to choose teaching profession, the organization of module specialization, as well as the assessment of teachers` knowledge and skills.
Jeyhun Bayramov drew the audience`s attention to what the Ministry of Education is doing to increase quality of education, including pilot projects.
The minister then responded to questions from the forum participants.