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Turkmenistan education specialists study the international trends in education management and planning

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, 17 September 2008

The Ministry of Education of Turkmenistan, UNICEF and UNESCO are conducting a week long workshop on education management and planning for about twenty specialists from different sectors in Turkmenistan this week. During the week the specialists will study the latest trends in education presented by experts from UNESCO International Institute for Education Planning and the Ministry of Human Resource Development and Knowledge Transfer of the United Arab Emirates.

The workshop aims at enhancing education specialists’ capacity in strategic planning and management of education sector based on international experience, advantages, knowledge, expert evaluation, lessons learnt and evidence-based practice. Participants will also learn about quality assurance, projections simulation models, cost-analysis and budgeting in order to enable them to support and guide the education administration in all provinces in their efforts to build modern educational planning capacity.

The event is a follow up to a Turkmen delegation’s study tour to the University of London Institute of Education and UNESCO International Institute for Education Planning organized by UNICEF, UNESCO, Ministry of Education of Turkmenistan and the British Embassy earlier this year.

Participants of the workshop represent different ministries and agencies of Turkmenistan, including the Ministry of Education, Economy and Development, Parliament, Institute of Economy and Strategic Planning, UNESCO National Commission and regional departments of education. Following the workshop, the participants will conduct the similar sessions for regional education specialists.

For more information please contact:

Ms. Gulshat Amandurdiyeva
UNICEF Education Officer
Phone: +99312 425681/82/86/86
Fax: +99312 420830

Ms. Gulyalek Soltanova
UNICEF Communication Officer
Phone: +99312 425681/82/86/86
Fax: +99312 420830




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