EXECUTIVE ORDER OF PRESIDENT OF REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN
ON APPROVAL OF 2005-2007 PROGRAM OF PROVISION OF SCHOOLS OF GENERAL EDUCATION IN AZERBAIJAN REPUBLIC WITH INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES
1. The 2005-2007 of provision of schools of general education in Azerbaijan Republic with information and communication technologies shall be approved
2. The Ministry of Education of Azerbaijan Republic shall be assigned as General executor of the program and coordinator of the actions planned
3. The Cabinet of Ministers shall solve issues resulting from the present Executive Order4. The present Executive Order inures on the day of promulgation
President of Republic of Azerbaijan
Baku, 21 August, 2004
The 2005-2007 program of provision of schools of general education in Azerbaijan Republic with information and communication technologies approved by the Executive order of the President of Azerbaijan Republic of 21 August 2004 aims to create a unified educational information environment allowing to improve quality of education and integrate into the world education system, as well as to prepare the population for information society.
The program implies mastering new computer-based information technologies and use of their possibilities in full measure, ensuring effective management of the country’s educational system, and establishment of useful links with foreign educational institutions through the international information network.
The tasks of the program are providing the schools of general education with modern computer equipment; use of possibilities of the modern information and communication technologies by teachers and technical employees at the schools of general education; development of normative and methodological basis for use of information and communication technologies in educational system; creation of modern electronic educational materials in Azerbaijani language, electronic textbooks, electronic libraries, elaboration, dissemination and application of digital educational resources in the process of study; creation of information infrastructure in the education system; elaboration of modern educational methodology on the base of information technologies; providing informatization process with scientific-method; creation of distant education service, educational portal and websites for students; working out of information and communication terminology in Azerbaijani language.
Implementation of this program will allow to provide 4521 schools with computer equipment, i.e. to provide every 33 students with one modern computer at the schools of general education in Azerbaijan, reach a new level in application of information and communication technologies in the country, open in three years some 10000 new jobs, establish internet-schools, organize distant education, and thus, to create new information environment and realize transition to the information society.