MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS

The tasks and functions of the management of vocational education

The management of vocational education, which is a structural subdivision of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus, ensures the functioning and management of the system of vocational and secondary specialized education.

The main tasks of the management are:

  • development and implementation of state policy in the field of vocational and secondary specialized education;
  • maintenance of functioning and management of the system of vocational and secondary specialized education;
  • normative legal support of vocational and secondary special education, development of programs for the development of vocational and secondary specialized education;
  • сoordination of the activities of the republican bodies of state administration, education departments of the regional executive committees, the Education Committee of the Minsk City Executive Committee, organizations for the implementation of the functions of the system of vocational education and secondary specialized education.
Management, in accordance with the tasks assigned to it, performs the following functions:

  • provides organizational and practical work for the implementation, implementation of decrees, directives, decrees, orders of the President of the Republic of Belarus, the Code of Education of the Republic of Belarus, resolutions of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus, orders of the Prime Minister, state programs in the field of vocational and secondary specialized education;
  • analyzes the state and forecasts the prospects for the development of vocational and secondary specialized education, studies world trends and makes proposals for determining the priority directions of its development;
  • develops drafts of legislative and other normative legal acts in the sphere of vocational and specialized secondary education, a program for the development of vocational and specialized secondary education, prepares proposals for the abrogation of regulatory legal and other legal acts, amendments and additions to the normative legal acts of the Ministry for vocational and secondary specialized education, summarizes the law enforcement practice and makes proposals for its improvement;
  • develops organizational and practical measures to create favorable conditions and opportunities for education in the states of vocational and secondary specialized education;
  • participates in the coordination of candidacies for the posts of heads of institutions of vocational and secondary specialized education;
  • interacts with the republican government bodies, education departments of the regional executive committees, the Education Committee of the Minsk City Executive Committee in resolving the issues of the functioning of vocational and secondary specialized education;
  • together with the Department of Quality Control of Education, organizes work on the scientific and methodological support of vocational and secondary specialized education in terms of quality control of education, develops activities aimed at improving the activities of educational institutions;
  • provides preparation for financing assignments for scientific development aimed at ensuring the development of vocational and secondary specialized education, monitoring the fulfillment of tasks, introducing results of scientific developments, facilitating the introduction of experimental results in the educational process of institutions of vocational and secondary specialized education;
  • ensuring the formation of control enrollment figures in the subordinated departments of vocational and specialized secondary education;
  • Introduces proposals on the creation, reorganization and liquidation of institutions of vocational and secondary specialized education on issues of their competence;
  • organizes the development and ensures the approval in accordance with the established procedure of educational standards for vocational and specialized secondary education, the publication of educational publications for institutions of vocational and secondary specialized education;
  • together with the establishment of the "Main Information and Analytical Center of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus", the establishment of the "Republican Institute of Vocational Education" develops and implements measures to develop the republican information system in the sphere of vocational and secondary specialized education;
  • together with the management of social and educational work, makes proposals for improving educational work, organizing the development and ensuring the implementation of state policy in this area of activity, conducting work on the organization of physical education of students in institutions of vocational and secondary special education, including scientific and methodological support a physical culture and health;
  • ensures the implementation of the tasks assigned to the Ministry for cooperation with international organizations, foreign individuals and legal entities that carry out activities in the field of vocational and secondary specialized education, including the exchange of teaching technologies, training programs, experience in organizing vocational and specialized secondary education;
  • considers letters and appeals received from citizens, takes necessary measures to eliminate identified shortcomings, provides explanations and recommendations on issues within the competence of the management.