Variable curricula will continue to be introduced in schools of Uzbekistan


2020-09-18

In the new academic year, schools will have the right to introduce variable curricula in the 7th, 8th and 9th grades. In the last academic year, variable plans were introduced for students in grades 10-11 only. In accordance with the order, the number of directions of elective classes increases from 5 to 12. In the process of approbation of this curriculum, such subjects (9 subjects) as native language and literature, Uzbek / Russian, foreign language, history, education, will be taught without fail. mathematics, computer science, primary pre-conscription training and physical education. Within the framework of additional hours in elective classes, students will study subjects in depth, study using the resources of the Khan Academy O'zbek - Onlayn ta'lim platformasi, additional books and materials, solve tests (published on the website of the State Testing Center), prepare for entrance exams to universities etc.

In the secondary schools of Uzbekistan in the 2020-2021 academic year, the experiment on the introduction of variable curricula will be continued. At the same time, the number of directions for optional classes will be expanded.

Recall that, starting from the third quarter of the 2019-2020 academic year, as an experiment, variable curricula were introduced in secondary schools for students in grades 10 and 11.

The purpose of the introduction of variable curricula is to provide an opportunity for students to study in-depth subjects of interest to them, prepare for university entrance exams, etc.

It is important to note that the introduction of variable curricula is voluntary and schools, when introduced, will take into account the availability of highly qualified and experienced teachers.

The Ministry of Public Education of Uzbekistan adopted an order “On conducting approbation for testing variable curricula in secondary schools”.

According to the document, testing for the implementation of variable curricula will continue in the 2020-2021 academic year in schools that have introduced them into the curricula in the 2019-2020 academic year.

The document emphasizes that the total weekly amount of hours foreseen in the core curriculum is maintained.

Until August 1, 2020, the Republican Education Center was instructed to develop standard calendar-thematic plans for variable curricula.

In the new academic year, schools will have the right to introduce variable curricula in the 7th, 8th and 9th grades. In the last academic year, variable plans were introduced for students in grades 10-11 only.

In accordance with the order, the number of directions of optional classes is increased from 5 to 12:

  • first direction: for grades 10-11 - foreign language and philology;
  • second direction: for grades 10-11 - finance and economics;
  • the third direction: for grades 7-8-9-10-11 - web freelance;
  • fourth direction: for grades 10-11 - technologies;
  • the fifth direction: for grades 10-11 - natural sciences;
  • sixth direction: for grades 10-11 - social sciences and humanities;
  • seventh direction: for grades 10-11 - the direction of primary education;
  • the eighth direction: for grades 10-11 - the chemical-technological section;
  • the ninth direction: for 10-11 grades - geography and geology;
  • tenth direction: for grades 10-11 - the direction of preschool education and psychology;
  • eleventh direction: for grades 10-11 - history and archeology;
  • twelfth direction: grades 10-11 - tourism.

In the process of approbation of this curriculum, such subjects (9 subjects) as native language and literature, Uzbek / Russian, foreign language, history, education, mathematics, computer science, primary pre-conscription training and physical education will be taught without fail.

Within the framework of additional hours in elective classes, students will study subjects in depth, study using the resources of the Khan Academy O'zbek - Onlayn ta'lim platformasi, additional books and materials, solve tests (published on the website of the State Testing Center), prepare for entrance exams to universities etc.

In optional classes, in addition to textbooks, you can use additional books and sources that have passed the appropriate examination at the Republican Education Center.