BP Commences Implementation of First Stage of New Curriculum in Azerbaijan

Oil&Gas Materials 25 April 2008 14:56

Azerbaijan, Baku, 25 April / Trend / On 24 April, British Petrolium (BP) commenced the implementation of the first stage of the new curriculum intended to assist Azerbaijan in scientific development. The program focuses on three subjects - chemistry, physics and biology.

The purpose of the project is to offer teacher training models which have been tested and encourage the use of new training and studying methods.

The project will be implemented by the British Council, which is BP's partner on the education initiatives in Azerbaijan, jointly with the consortium of local and international partners, including the Azerbaijani Education Ministry, UK National Scientific Training Centre and the Azerbaijan's Teacher Improvement Institute.

A total of $240,000 will be spent this year to implement the pilot project. The project will involve 56 teachers including 23 methodologist-teachers, 13 university instructors, 15 teachers from five pilot schools in Baku, Ganja, Sumgayit, Salyan and Lankaran, as well as the principals of the schools.