The President of Uzbekistan signs the Law "On Education"
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) – The President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a law “On Education” in new edition.
In accordance with the Law, the types of education are:
- preschool education and upbringing;
- general secondary and secondary specialized education;
- professional education;
- higher education;
- postgraduate education;
- retraining and advanced training of personnel;
- extracurricular education.
General secondary education includes grades I – XI.
Secondary specialized education is carried out for 2 years on the basis of 9-year basic secondary education in academic lyceums.
Vocational education includes primary, secondary and specialized secondary levels.
Initial vocational education is carried out in vocational schools on the basis of 9th grade graduates on the basis of 2-year integrated curricula on a free basis.
Secondary vocational education is carried out in colleges in full-time, evening and part-time forms of education for up to 2 years on the basis of a state order or a paid contract.
Secondary specialized vocational education is carried out in technical schools in full-time, evening and part-time forms of education for at least 2 years on the basis of a state order or a paid contract.
According to the Law, state higher, secondary special, professional educational institutions and their branches, as well as higher, secondary special, professional educational organizations with the participation of the state and their branches are created by decisions of the President or by decrees of the Government.
The creation of non-governmental educational organizations is carried out by their founders.
The issuance of licenses to non-state educational organizations is carried out by the State Inspectorate for Supervision of the Quality of Education.
Also, this Law invalidated the laws from 29 August 1997 “On the National Program for Personnel Training” and “On Education”.
This law comes into force from the day of its official publication.