The International Conference “Upbringing of Educated and Intellectually Advanced Generation as the Most Important Condition of Sustainable Development and Modernization of the Country”
Tashkent, 16-17 February, 2012
The International Conference “Upbringing of Educated and Intellectually Advanced Generation as the Most Important Condition of Sustainable Development and Modernization of the Country” to be held on 16-17 February, 2012 in Tashkent.
The present conference is devoted to the topical direction of the state policy of Uzbekistan – to upbringing of educated and intellectual generation as the most important condition of sustainable development and modernization of the country, and is to be held on the initiative оf His Excellency President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Abduganievich Karimov.
The aim of the conference is to acquaint international community with the achievements of the republic in the sphere of education during the period of independence, the role of the government in training competitive highly qualified personnel, defining prospects of further development of the system of continuous education and upbringing of comprehensively advanced generation.
Progressive development of the system of continuous education is defined as a strategic priority by the state. The indicated principle position as well as ensuring the rights of every citizen of the country to obtain the qualified education are fixed constitutionally and defined by the Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On Education”.
Detailed information on the National Program of personnel training, unique in its kind, currently in force, and worked out with a direct participation and leadership of President of the Republic of Uzbekistan I.A. Karimov, will be presented in the course of the conference.
The National Program of personnel training is the basis for carrying out the state policy in developing educational and intellectual potential of the society. It resolves the tasks of elaborating normative and legal, organizational and content-based conditions of fundamental reforms of the system of education taking into account ongoing democratic and market reforms in the republic.
The main tasks and areas of step-by-step implementation of the National program are the following:
- reforming the system of education in compliance with the Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On Education”, ensuring its progressive development as an integrated educational-scientific-production complex on the basis of the rational network of different types of educational institutions and types of education, the formation of the competitive environment in the area of education and personnel training;
- the relevance of the system of education and personnel training to the reorganizations carried out in the society, the establishment of the developed democratic state governed by the rule of law and the civil society;
- the effective integration of education, science and production;
- the implementation of effective ways of spiritual and moral upbringing of students
- the development of the mutually beneficial international cooperation in the area of personnel training.
Debates on education and science interrelations, adaptation of graduates of higher institutions and colleges to the conditions of labor market, employers` demands for the highly qualified trained specialists as well as tendencies of developing of vocational education are planned at the conference.
Uzbekistan was the first among the countries with economy in transition to adopt the law and get down to the implementation of such a large scale and, in many respects, a unique social project as the National program on personnel training.
Our country was the first among the CIS countries to go over to the 12 year compulsory education. A system of secondary special, vocational education implementing general educational and vocational programs for training junior specialists was created in our country.
In the sphere of higher education at the current stage the efforts are concentrated on the improvement of the material-technical and scientific-research potential of the higher educational establishments, the upgrading of professors and teachers, the improvement of the content of higher education.
The state programs in the area of education are implemented in close and mutually beneficial cooperation with competent international organizations, funds, developed democratic countries and leading scientific and educational centers.
Under the conference the plenary and section sessions with participation of representatives of international organizations – the World Bank, UNDP, the Islamic Development Bank, the German service on the academic exchange, the leaders in the sphere of education of foreign countries – Japan, South Korea, Russia Federation, Great Britain, Singapore, Italy and other countries, as well as prominent scientists and specialists from leading world scientific-educational centers are planned.
The participants of the conference will have an opportunity to visit and see the activity of secondary schools, academic lyceums, vocational colleges and higher educational institutions of the republic, exchange the opinions on the experience and achievements of Uzbekistan concerning the training of educated and intellectually advanced generation, the role of the state in the implementation of educational reforms and a broad specter of problems on continuous education in the world and Uzbekistan.
The cultural events and the acquaintance of the conference participants with the rich heritage, culture and art of Uzbekistan, and the places of interest of the capital are also planned under the conference.
Official web-site of the conference