Ministry of Public Education and USAID Partner to Help Improve Secondary Education in Uzbekistan

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One of the key partnerships between USAID and the Government of Uzbekistan is focused on promoting quality education for Uzbekistani children.
Haqyor Haydarov, U.S. Embassy in Uzbekistan

For Immediate Release

Thursday, December 3, 2020

December 4, 2020, Tashkent, Uzbekistan – From November 30 to December 4, 2020 more than 80 education professionals participated in a virtual workshop on “Curriculum Development and Review” hosted by the USAID-funded Education for Excellence Program. The workshop fostered a shared understanding and deepening of knowledge and skills on modern curriculum development that are essential to develop, review, pilot and finalize high quality curriculum products, including student standards, textbook scope and sequences, student textbooks and teacher guides.

The Ministry of Public Education is committed to an ambitious program of systematic and comprehensive reform of the general secondary education system. The Ministry is working to create an education system that can produce graduates with the critical thinking, problem solving, and practical skills that will enable them to succeed in school and after graduation.

To support the Ministry in achieving its reform agenda, USAID initiated the four-year, Uzbekistan Education for Excellence Program in December 2019. The program is implemented by the Research Triangle Institute (RTI) and its consortium partners, Florida State University and Mississippi State University.

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USAID partners with the Government of Uzbekistan to diversify the country’s economy and increase regional trade, address serious health threats – including COVID-19 – and build the government’s capacity to respond to the population’s needs. For more information, visit: