Minister of Education and Science of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Beishenaliev took part in an online meeting on the topic “One year with COVID: a priority to restore education to avoid a catastrophe for today's generation.”
According to the ECO Cultural Institute, quoting Fars News Agency, the high-level online meeting, which was attended by ministers of education from 114 countries around the world, was organized by UNESCO.
The purpose of this meeting was to exchange practical experience based on knowledge and facts and supported by effective multilateral interaction and cooperation in an unprecedented situation to shape the process of recovery of the work of educational organizations.
At the meeting, the ministers shared their experience in organizing the educational process in secondary schools and distance learning in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In his speech on the topic: “Resuming the work of schools, defining priorities and supporting teachers,” Beishenaliev said that educational content Kyrgyzstan was converted into an online format, more than 7000 video lessons were prepared, which were broadcast on 2 state TV channels.
Beishenaliev stressed that the government of the Kyrgyz Republic refused to issue one general order to close educational institutions throughout the country, instead, the country gave the local authorities the opportunity to independently decide on the suspension of the educational process, depending on the epidemiological situation on the ground.