AIT has held a meeting on the development of new textbooks
Azerbaijan Institute of Theology (AIT) has held a meeting on the development of new textbooks. The event was attended by the Institute administration as well as instructors and discussed the overall activity and responsibilities of the Institute.
Speaking at the meeting, AIT rector Jeyhun Mammadov said that education and science play an important part in the sustainable development of our society these days. President Ilham Aliyev has made a number of important decisions in recent years in the field of scientific development, modernization of scientific and technical potential, preparation of highly qualified specialists successfully continuing the political course of great leader Heydar Aliyev. J.Mammadov stressed that the establishment of Azerbaijan Institute of Theology is an obvious example of the attention and care given to religious education.
The Rector spoke about the tasks ahead of the Institute and mentioned the importance of the publications prepared by the teachers. He noted that some of the textbooks have already been prepared and presented to students as a pilot project. Noting that the preparation of books by the relevant specialists are brought to the attention, the Rector emphasized that these books should consider the realities of Azerbaijan, tolerant and multicultural environment as well as the correct choice of language rules and expressions.
Mubariz Jamalov, the Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs and Training Technologies, touched upon the issues to be considered during the preparation of textbooks. He noted that the publication of textbooks is important for systematic and transparent teaching. He emphasized that textbooks should be written in accordance with the curriculum and should cover the subject topics fully. Furthermore, it was noted that textbooks should be written in a simple and academic language, with particular emphasis on the sectarian approach, and should differ from academic research.
Agil Shirinov, AIT Vice-Rector for Science and Innovation, discussed the issues related to the development of personal and research skills of students. He said that each teacher and fellow member should work together to help our students in their classes, build their future careers and enrich their world outlook.
The meeting continued with discussions.