The Ministry of Education of Azerbaijan implements 15 state programs on various priority educational directions, the Ministry told Trend.
Among them is the вЂњState Program for Pre-school Education ModernizationвЂќ, meant for 2006-2010. The pilot project with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has been prepared within this program. Apart from this, due to the sharp shortage of the teaching staff in the countryвЂ™s remote areas the вЂњState program on the teaching staff maintenance for 2005-2009В" has been developed an approved. The Ministry implements also the вЂњState program on educating children requiring special careвЂќ.
The programs вЂњBuilding new schoolsвЂќ, вЂњProgram for new text-books elaborationвЂќ, вЂњState program for school computerization for 2005-2007В" are next in turn. In the framework of the loan agreement with the World Bank, the pilot project for the educational sector development for 2003-2007 is being implemented.