17.08.12 14:44

Irregularities in process of entrance examinations to higher education establishments of Turkmenistan detected

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov severely reprimanded Minister of Education of Turkmenistan Gulshat Mammedova “for unsatisfactory performance of duties, weakening of control over the activities of educational institutions under her supervision.”

The President of Turkmenistan criticized the slow pace of reform of the academic and higher education, vocational and secondary schools of the country. He also demanded that the progress in repair work in educational institutions should be kept under strict control and the pace of construction of new schools should be increased.

Criticism was also leveled against a number of irregularities in the process of entrance exams in the country that were detected in the process of reviewing videotapes of these examinations. The President of Turkmenistan issued instructions to set up a special commission “to analyze the results of entrance examinations, make appropriate conclusions and take necessary steps to correct the shortcomings.”

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