7 MAJOR COMPONENTS SHOULD BE IMPLEMENTED FOR IMPROVEMENT OF EDUCATION IN AZERBAIJAN
Seven components should be implemented in Azerbaijan for the improvement of the national education system, Misir Mardanov, the Azerbaijani Education Minister, stated on Thursday to a seminar dedicated to the presentation of a project вЂ�School вЂ" friend of childrenвЂ™, jointly implemented with UNICEF.
According to the Minister the components are an increase of logistics base of schools, increase of teachersвЂ™ salaries, implementation of serious changes in maintenance of education, alternation of public attitude towards the education, regulation of relations between parents and schools, as well as schools and children, and transition to new mechanism of financing education and improvement of education management.
The Minister stressed a fall in the responsibility level of the heads of education institutes, which consequently decreased the public confidence to education employees. Besides, the graduates of the secondary schools, with unsatisfactory marks, also affect on the quality of education at schools.
In her turn Khana Singer, a resident representative of UNICEF in Azerbaijan, said that one of the heavy problems in the Azerbaijani education system was the law quality of education and violation of the principles of justice. She stressed that the objective of the project to present to countries normal conditions for education. She stressed the readiness of UNICEF in assisting Azerbaijan in the resolution of the problem.
Attending the seminar were officials of the Education Ministry, international organizations and pedagogical community.