Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov. 28 / Trend I. Isabalayeva /
The conference was held in Bratislava. The issues of combating corruption in education in Eastern Europe and Central Asia were discussed. The conference was organized by UNDP with support from the International Institute for Educational Planning (UNESCO).
Azerbaijan was represented by chairman of the State Student Admission Commission Maleyka Abbaszadeh and the department head Nigar Huseynova, the commission told Trend today.
The purpose of the conference is to discuss the ways of preventing the corruption in education, to unite representatives of public and private agencies involved in education, to exchange experience in this field.
According to the results of research, the cases of corruption in the education sector hinder the economic development of the country. The corruption in education leads to a weak development of knowledge and skills of pupils. This seriously affects the development of the total economy.
The corruption in education affects negatively on public funds and the fair distribution of income.