A meeting was held with the winners of the "Organization of Voluntary Activities in Education" grant competition
On December 26, there was a meeting with the leaders of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) who won the "Organization of voluntary activities in education" grant competition held by the Ministry of Science and Education at the STEAM Innovation Center.
The meeting was attended by the Chief of Staff of the Ministry of Science and Education, Metin Karimli, and the heads of the relevant structural units of the ministry.
During the meeting, the issues of transparency, accountability and sustainability in the projects to be implemented within the framework of the grant competition were touched upon, and the importance of cooperation with non-governmental organizations within the framework of grant projects and their closer involvement in the implementation of educational reforms from the point of view of public participation was emphasized.
At the same time, a presentation on the results of the competition was shown at the meeting, and discussions were held on project implementation, effective communication, development prospects and cooperation. It was noted that the projects that won a grant serve the main strategic goals of the Ministry of Science and Education at various levels of education.
Then participants of the meeting got acquainted with the conditions created in the STEAM Innovation Center. The guests visited astrophysics and robot training laboratories, aviation space, classic Newton, game, construction, "Eureka Classics" rooms, "3D hologram", VR zones in the center.
It should be noted that a total of 112 projects were submitted to the "Organization of voluntary activities in education" grant competition. 104 of the projects that underwent technical expertise were admitted to the stage of content evaluation. At this stage, projects were evaluated based on 9 criteria on a 100-point scale, and 17 projects with the highest scores received grants.
12 of the winning NGOs (70 percent) were successful in grant competitions organized by the Ministry of Science and Education for the first time.
Source of the news: https://edu.gov.az/az/news-and-updates/20730-1