Ministry of Education (Iran)

The Ministry of Education of Iran (Persian: وزارت آموزش و پرورش جمهوری اسلامی 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.[2] Also Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University and Farhangian University are the university of teacher education and human resource development in Ministry of Education.

Ministry of Education
وزارت آموزش و پرورش ایران
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Agency overview
JurisdictionIslamic Republic of Iran
HeadquartersFerdowsi Square, Tehran
Employees955,291 (2019)[1]
Minister responsible
WebsiteOfficial website

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  1. ^ جزییات تعداد کارمندان دولت در سال ۹۷ Tasnim News
  2. ^ Nash, Jason John; Sasmaz, Aytng (January 2011). The Business Year 2011: Iran. London, U.K.: The Business Year. p. 232. ISBN 978-1-908180-00-1.[permanent dead link]

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