Additional Education Center
Additional education center was established by the decision of meeting of Sumgayit State University’s Scientific Board dated October 2, 2015 (protocol №01) on the basis of a letter of consent № 46-25-5825/17 on 21.09.2015 from Ministry of Education of Azerbaijan Republic.
Additional education is a part of continuous education and vocational training and provides to get continuous education for each citizen who has a certificate of any stage of vocational education. Additional education is for heightening and improving the level of vocational training, its adaptation with labor condition which constantly changes and renews and provision of active and productive participation of senior citizens in social, economic, political and cultural life of the country.
Principal of Additional educational center is assistant professor of Mathematics and its teaching methods department of Sumgayit State University.
Additional education in Azerbaijan Republic involves profiles below:
•education of professional skill improvement;
•education of cadre retraining;
•education of internship and cadre improvement;
•repeated higher education;
•education of degree raising;
•education of senior people.
Content, organization and introduction of proper official certificate to those who got education in any field are regulated with the document of “The rule of content, organization and introduction of proper official certificate to those who got education in any field” endorsed by Azerbaijan Republic Cabinet of Ministers’ decision №163 on September 6, 2010.
The main purpose of education of professional skill improvement is heightening and improvement of intellectual and vocational training level of every worker or expert, their adaptation with labor condition which constantly changes and renews and provision of active and productive participation in social, economic, political and cultural life of the country. The curriculum model of professional skill improvement is prepared and unlike the traditional ways this field of education is realized on the basis of new model.
Retraining education is the additional form of education which makes possible to gain new appropriate profession for citizens who have got initial basic vocational education and work in certain field. It also helps to meet the demand of cadres in a dynamic and flexible manner. This education form is an additional education which educates experts and there are no more hours in a year than estimated difference between initial basic educational program and new qualification. Every listener who learns the retraining program perfectly and passes the attestation is given state license - diploma.
Internship and cadre improvement is the form of education for cadres who are in the field of pedagogy, engineering-teaching staff, industry, construction, economy, medicine, agriculture, all kinds of production fields etc.
Repeated higher education is the form of education given to experts in case of more hours in a year than estimated difference between initial basic educational program and new qualification. This form of education is for prompt cadre preparation and people who want to gain additional special education.
Education of degree raising is the kind of education which intends preparation for bachelor degree of proper specialty for those who finished vocational education or sub-bachelor degree. The education of degree raising is additional education given to sub-bachelors and makes provide real demand for highly educated cadres in more dynamic and quick way. The hours must not be more than the difference between initial basic educational program and new qualification in bachelor degree in the first academic year and it must be no more than the hours of two year.
Education of senior people is the type of education which provides the adaptation of citizens to uninterrupted changes in economy and society. This direction of additional education is for gaining qualification again, adaptation and new job opportunities.
There is admission of listeners at Sumgayit State University for specialties below:
3.Mathematics and informatics teaching;
5.Chemistry and biology teaching;
9.History and geography teaching;
11.Primary school teaching (Azerbaijani and Russian sections);
12.Azerbaijani language and literature teaching.