Cooperation in education to be discussed by CIS experts in Minsk
The cooperation in the education area, applied science and information technologies will allow the CIS member states to use the achievements of science and harmonize the educational standards within the Commonwealth and promote the recognition of the education in the CIS at the international level. This statement was made by Shaken Turmakhanbetova, the head of the state standards and higher education department of the Kazakh Education Ministry, before a session of the team of experts. The session will focus on the development of the plan of priority measures in humanitarian cooperation for 2009-2010, reported Belta.
The session of the team of experts is being held in the CIS Executive Committee on December 4-5. The draft plan includes more than 110 measures for various avenues: culture, education and science, information and mass communications, sport, tourism, work with young people. The draft document foresees the revision of the existing and development of new regulatory documents, holding of various forums, seminars, symposiums, conferences, international art festivals, contests, exhibitions, art salons, analytical and sociological research programmes, establishment of prizes, TV and radio programmes and other joint measures of the humanitarian area.
The experts considered the draft plan in September this year. Now they have to finalize it taking into consideration the proposals submitted by Belarus, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and also by the CIS Interstate Humanitarian Cooperation Fund and the CIS Council for Education Cooperation.