Today, when we analytically analyze the historical services of Mr. Heydar Aliyev in the path of socio-economic and cultural development of Azerbaijan in the 30 years of time, and evaluate the work done from the point of view of national and state interest, we once again witness the rapid development of Azerbaijan in these years.
Due to the injustice of history, the people of Azerbaijan, separated from their national statehood and shackled to their national feeling, embarked on the path of socio-economic and cultural progress in those years. Heydar Aliyev's contributions to education, which is an irreplaceable means of national progress, science, culture and development of meaning, his services to the education of the people and the harmonious development of the education system are immeasurable.
The historical experience of world civilization shows that heads of state who value science and education not only ensure the economic and cultural progress of their countries, but also make a great contribution to culture. In this sense, the care and attention shown by the Great Leader Heydar Aliyev to the development of national education is distinguished by his uniqueness. Thus, the historical stage that began in 1969, when the venerable Heydar Aliyev came to power, is perceived as the development period of today's Azerbaijani science.
Heydar Aliyev's services in the field of education development in Azerbaijan went in two directions:
- Heydar Aliyev's theoretical instructions on national upbringing and education.
- Heydar Aliyev's works in the construction of national education, in the way of harmonious development of various fields of education.
The Great Leader Heydar Aliyev, speaking about the role of education in the development of society, says:
"How valuable this education system is can be seen from the fact that Azerbaijan has people with high education, knowledge, qualifications, and high science, and they make up the majority of the society. If they were not there, Azerbaijan's economy could not develop. Without them, we would not be able to manage Azerbaijan as an independent state. They need to be appreciated."
Great Leader Heydar Aliyev has always emphasized that education plays an indispensable role in national progress and independent state building. The concept of national education has not yet been developed in our country. However, the suggestions and ideas put forward in speeches, speeches and reports of Mr. Heydar Aliyev determine both the content and the ways of implementation of educational work.
He emphasized that education is an important area of every state, country, and society. The analysis of the historical development of Azerbaijani education over the past 30 years shows that our national education has gone through the following stages:
- Advances in the development of Azerbaijani education (1970-1982)
Azerbaijan education 1982-1987 years
- Azerbaijani education during the years of depression (1988-1993)
- The era of new educational construction in independent Azerbaijan
Heydar Aliyev always addressed the youth in his speeches:
Our young people should be educated despite all the difficulties of life. Because Heydar Aliyev knew very well that the development of a country is related to the training of educated personnel of future generations.
As Heydar Aliyec said: "Education is the future of the nation"