This year universities have extended only 110,095 quotas, while over a million of applicants have applied for universities.
Why even now, dozens of years after gaining independence, parents in Tajikistan choose Russian-language schools for their children?
«It is possible to ensure equality in education by improving the pedagogical skills of teachers and equal access to broadband Internet (Broad Band WL). This will, accordingly, provide access to high-quality educational materials», – mentioned Zhaslan Nurbayev, an independent researcher and participant of the CABAR.asia School of Analytics from Nur-Sultan, in his article.
Every year, hundreds of young teachers in the Southern Tajikistan apply to the authorities to receive the land plots allocated to them, but only a few manage to obtain them.
«Dynamics that are observed in Kyrgyzstan – the transformation of universities into lucrative diploma-issuing businesses; the decline of teachers’ salaries; the growing demand for a university diploma as a pass to get a job are the main factors challenging the quality of higher education», – notes Aigul Kantoro kyzy, an economic policy specialist, a participant of the CABAR.asia School of Analytics from Bishkek.
Teacher Saidshoh Asrorov, whose wedding was arranged by President’s order, was forcibly called up for military service. According to his relatives, Asrorov was taken to army directly from the ruling party’s office.