The Minister of Education held a video conference with rectors

25.04.2020

On April 24, Minister of Education Jeyhun Bayramov held a video conference with the participation of senior officials of the ministry and rectors of higher education institutions.

Opening the video conference, the Minister of Education briefed the conference participants on the implementation of the instructions given by the country s leadership to minimize the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, as well as discussed a number of issues related to the suspension of education in the country from early March.

It was noted that since March, in accordance with the recommendations and instructions given to higher education institutions, distance learning has been provided in these institutions, more than 95,000 students have joined the Microsoft Teams and some other online platforms used for this purpose. In accordance with the recommendation, the positive experiences gained during distance learning are shared among higher education institutions, and discussions continue in a spirit of mutual cooperation.

In addition, they exchanged views on the organization of the assessment process based on the results of the second half of the academic year, taking into account the current situation in higher education institutions, the ministry gave general recommendations in this regard.