Ministry of Education (Iran)

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Ministry of Education
وزارت آموزش و پرورش ایران
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Agency overview
Formed 1964
Jurisdiction Islamic Republic of Iran
Agency executive
Website Official website
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The Ministry of Education (Persian: وزارت آموزش و پرورش ایران‎) established in 1964, is an Iranian government body responsible for the oversight of K-12 education in Iran. Each year, 20% of government spending and 5% of GDP goes to education, a higher rate than most other developing countries. 50% of education spending is devoted to secondary education and 21% of the annual state education budget is devoted to the provision of tertiary education.[1] Also Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University and Farhangian University are the university of teacher education and human resource development in Ministry of Education.

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  1. ^ Nash, Jason John; Sasmaz, Aytng (January 2011). "The Business Year 2011: Iran". London, U.K.: The Business Year: 232. ISBN 978-1-908180-00-1. 

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