Structure of Arts Education System in Azerbaijan

The system of artistic and aesthetic education in the Republic of Azerbaijan is realized out in two methods. The first method includes the education carried out within the framework of educational institutions; the second method includes the education carried out in the organizations for which the artistic and educational activities are not the major trend.

Education is divided into three levels — primary, secondary vocational and higher professional education. Taken together, the levels provide an implementation of the principle of continuity of education. In addition, each of the levels is focused on solving the specific problems.

Primary education is aimed at a harmonious, versatile, adequate development of a child.

Secondary education is focused on the training of young people to normal life in society, the formation of readiness to self-life option, starting the employment and continuation of the education.

Higher professional education is the training of the specialists for work in various fields, in this case in the field of culture.