Implementation of the newly approved National Curriculum
will be launched on September 15, 2011. At the initial level, new National
Curriculum will be introduced at the first level (I-VI forms). Changes will be
developed at the second and the third levels from 2012.
In line with the development of the new National Curriculum
at schools, all approved textbooks will be abolished automatically and the
books will be approved according to the new approval regulation.
MES announced competition for the textbooks of I-VI forms
according to the new approval regulation. The competition will last till March.
The competition for the textbooks of VII-XII forms will be announced in November,
According to the new approval regulation, the textbooks
should satisfy following requirements:
that will comply with the technical parameters, defined by the new National
Curriculum will be approved.
- Individuals as well as legal entities will be able to
obtain the approval;
that will be presented by individuals or the legal entities and will fully
cover the subject matter course of the first level will be approved.
to the new National Curriculum, compulsory content - 60% in humanitarian subjects and 80% in
natural sciences will be introduced in the subject matter standards;
the textbook is approved, the state automatically becomes co-owner of the
individual or legal entities who will pay 25% of the defined gain to the owner
of the copyright are able to print the approved textbook.
and in this case MES has the right to purchase the copyright based on the
agreement with the owner of the copyright.