Baku, 24 September 2020 – The European Union, the United Nations Development Programme and the State Agency on Vocational Education (SAVE) continue to produce online lessons for students of vocational education schools in Azerbaijan.

This year, apart from video lessons on different specialties, digital resources for main courses of the curriculum are also being prepared. These video lessons will be aired on national TV channels to help students to continue their classes at home during the pandemic. To date, a series of online lessons have been produced per different specialties.

The lessons cover vocational trainings for entrepreneurship, personal development and career guidance, information technologies, also computer programming and fashion design specialties. They will be broadcasted during “Class Time” programme on ARB Gunesh TV starting from 25 September 2020 and will also be available on digital platforms including YouTube channel of SAVE.

The TV lessons will aim to improve the theoretical and practical knowledge of students giving opportunity to learning for everyone including students with no access to internet. All lessons will also be available on the VIDEO.EDU.AZ portal of the Ministry of Education of Azerbaijan.

The lessons have been recorded and produced as part of the “Establishment of Regional Vocational Education and Training Centre of Excellence in the Lankaran Economic Region project” and “Support to the establishment of Regional Industrial Vocational Education and Training (VET) Competence Centre in Ganja” projects, funded by the EU and implemented by UNDP and the State Agency on Vocational Education with the aim to strengthen and modernise Azerbaijan’s vocational education and training system.

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For media inquiries, please contact Dilara Umudova, Communications Officer for UNDP in Azerbaijan at dilara.umudova@undp.org.

Gulnara Bayramova, Press and Information Officer at the Delegation of the European Union to Azerbaijan at gulnara.bayramova@eeas.europa.eu.

 

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