Education in Iran and Azerbaijan

This session gives an overview of the structure of the education systems in Iran and Azerbaijan. Topics covered include secondary qualifications, vocational education, higher education, accreditation and recent developments. The course includes practical guidance on understanding educational documentation from these countries as well as market intelligence and mobility trends among students.

Target Audience

Recommended for university and college staff, professional bodies, recruiters, work permit and visa agencies and careers/ guidance advisers.


The key objectives of the training are to:

  • Achieve an understanding of the structure of the education systems in these three countries including secondary, vocational and higher education and how these compare with the UK's education system
  • Identify and discuss key problems which arise when assessing qualifications from this region
  • Develop the ability to identify and classify qualifications within the extensive range of awards available within each sector of these education systems
  • Understand current mobility trends