The next training-conference on Media and Education Dialogue was held

On December 14, the Azerbaijani State Pedagogical University (ASPU) hosted the next training-conference on Media and Education Dialogue.

Vice-rector for Humanitarian and Social Affairs Fikret Rzayev, Pro-rector on Academic Affairs Eldar Aslanov, Vice-Rector for Science and Innovations Asaf Zamanov, employees of the Ministry of Education, heads of mass media, press-service of educational institutions and educational experts attended the conference.

Before the training-conference, a meeting was held with academician Yusif Mammadaliyev and academician Zahid Khalilov for the students who received high scores on pedagogical specialties.

Fikret Rzayev, vice-rector for Humanitarian and Social Affairs of the Azerbaijan State Pedagogical University, opened the conference and expressed confidence that such training will contribute to the development of media relations. Fikret Rzayev said that the university with about 20,000 students is the main teacher training center in the country.

Vice-rector on academic affairs Eldar Aslanov noted that 556 students of this year have collected more than 500 points in the ADPU. This is the result of the increase in the teaching profession's reputation and reforms in the country.

Speaking about the importance of the Ministry of Education's relationship with the media, Minister of Industry and Trade of Azerbaijan, Jasat Valehov, noted that the training-conference on Media and Education Dialogue has already been held for the sixth time. According to the head of the sector, the purpose of the event is to strengthen the media and educational relations of higher education institutions, increase the professional skills of public relations, adapt university web sites to modern standards and ensure accessibility.

She was also a graduate of Glasgow University and a teacher at the Department of Social Sciences at West Kaspi University Samira Hasanzadeh's "Access to a University Web Site for Users", Isfandiyar Amrahov, Social Media Marketing Manager of the Ministry of Education, "Using digital tools for higher education institutions and their results" Mehman Shafagatov's presentation on "Effective use and security of new web sites".

The event continued with discussions on presentations.

Editor-in-chief of "525th newspaper" Rashad Majid, editor-in-chief of "Yeni müsavat" newspaper Rauf Arifoglu, head of "Ayna.az" website Elchin Shikhli, general director of Olaylar Information Agency Yunus Oguz, education expert Etibar Aliyev, Head of public relations sector of Baku City Education Department Basharat Mammadov shared their views on further strengthening of educational and media relations. It was said that such trainings are another evidence of the public relations of the Ministry of Education. The speakers made suggestions for further improvement of PR work of higher education institutions, organization of next training conferences in colleges and secondary schools.

The event was also presented to the participants of the "Azerbaijan school" magazine published in new content, form and design.

Note that Nazim Niftaliyev, Head of Press and Information Service at Mingachevir State University attended the conference.

At the end of the conference a memorial picture was shot.