What Happens to Central Asian Youth After Following China’s ‘Educational Silk Road?’
By Adina Masalbekova and Nigora Tangatarova
In contrast to the past, when youth from Central Asia largely migrated to Russia and other countries to do hard, physical labor, the younger generation is more focused on looking for educational opportunities abroad.
New Uzbekistan, New Universities, New Problems
By Niginakhon Saida
Reforms in tertiary education have made university degrees more attainable in Uzbekistan, but less valued.
Closing the Gender Gap in Uzbekistan’s Universities
By Niginakhon bintu Saida
President Mirziyoyev’s new government is taking measures to close the gender gap in the country's education sector as the higher education system goes through major changes.
China Opens Education Opportunities for Uzbekistan’s Youth
By Umida Hashimova
The knowledge-hungry youth of Uzbekistan are ready to take up education in China.
Uzbekistan Needs Greater Academic Independence
By Firdavs Navruzov
The country’s new private schools must be allowed to innovate.
Fixing Uzbekistan’s Broken University Admissions Process
By Dilnoza Ubaydullaeva
When getting into university is based mostly on an entrance exam, high school doesn't really matter -- only exam prep does.