The delegation of Uzbekistan took part in the World Educational Forum in the UK

    Education 27 May 2024 1073

    The delegation of Uzbekistan, headed by the Minister of Preschool and School Education Lola Umarova, took part in the World Educational Forum in London.

    The 20th meeting of the World Education Forum this year was attended by 130 ministers and deputy ministers from more than 100 countries, representatives of various organizations engaged in educational services and prestigious companies, reports news agency "Dunyo".

    Representatives of the Uzbek delegation took part in the events included in the program of the forum, as well as panel discussions on topical issues of education.

    At the same time, the delegation held bilateral talks with heads and representatives of educational companies and organizations from different countries.

    As a result of these meetings, a number of mutually beneficial agreements were signed with universities and organizations Pearson, QAA, Cambridge University Press & Assessment, AQA, Times Higher Education, University of Portsmouth, Norwich Institute of Language Education, University of Wolverhampton and others.

    In particular, the Ministry of Preschool and School Education and the Pearson organization signed an agreement on cooperation in improving the assessment system in schools, as well as providing technical assistance in improving the skills of teachers and principals. An agreement has been reached with the University of Portsmouth on the training of teaching staff, and agreements have been concluded with the NILE organization that provide an opportunity for continuous professional development in all subject areas to the leadership and teachers of 65 innovative schools in the republic.

    During the visit, a meeting was held with Steve King, Head of the Department of European, Central Asian and Pakistani Educational Cooperation at University Press and Assessment, following which a bilateral document was signed between the Center for the Development of Digital Education and Cambridge.

    Following negotiations with the Vice Presidents of the Association of the Computer Technology Industry (CompTIA) Amy Cardel and Jason Moss signed a trilateral cooperation program between CompTIA, the Association of IT Education and AMITY University in Tashkent.

    A meeting was held with Peter Cardel, the founder of the CleverDucks IT company, at which the Zero Risk HQ projects for entering the CIS market through Uzbekistan were discussed, in accordance with the company's expansion strategy.

    The event also discussed digital reforms being implemented in the field of education in the world and the prospects for their further acceleration.