On March 3, 2017, a graduation ceremony was held in the “Marble Hall” of Khazar University to award certificates to 40 graduates who successfully completed the fifth iteration of the Training Course for Potential School Directors.
The main objective of the course is to increase the knowledge and skills of school directors and educational workers interested in working as school directors in the future in accordance with the new education strategy and the educational reforms of the country.
The three-month course’s classroom sessions included presentations for the participants, discussions, and conversations. The participants stated that the course was very significant for them and that they had been able to apply theoretical and practical knowledge gained through the course.
First, a concert was performed under the leadership of Zulfiyya Sadigova, head of the Khazar University Department of Music and Fine Arts, including performances of the university’s Chamber Orchestra
Prof. Hamlet Isaxanli, the founder of Khazar University and Chairman of its Board of Directors and Trustees, opened the graduation ceremony with a speech about the significance of this course at Khazar University and the challenges remaining for school directors.
Then certificates were awarded to the 40 graduates of the course. The certificates were handed out by H. Isaxanli; Isaxan Isaxanli, Vice Rector for Administration and Students Affairs; Raziya Isayeva, Development Director; Elza Semedli, Dean of the School of Education; Malak Karimova, Vice Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences and university instructors Akif Alizade and Vusal Mammadrzayev. After the certificates were presented, the audience watched slide shows about the course.
On behalf of the graduates, Lachin Rustamova and Latafat Bayramova made speeches to thank Raziya Isayeva, Elza Semedova and the other course organizers.
Zohra Mammadova, mother of a graduate of the fifth iteration of the course, who previously served as the director of School no. 155, made a speech in which she stressed the importance of the course and expressed her gratitude to the university administration.
Group photos were taken.