The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sciences, and Sports and the Standing Committee on Social Policy, Education, Culture and Science (SCSPECS) organized a discussion of the challenges facing the higher education system on Monday at the State House.
Minister of Education, Culture, Sciences, and Sports J.Batsuuri, MPs, state education officials, and directors, lecturers, and researchers from universities participated in the discussion to talk about how to improve the quality of higher education.
Head of the SCSPECS L.Enkh-Amgalan stated that developed countries concentrate on educating their students to help them become globally competitive and competent citizens, and they evaluate the job placement rates of universities.
L.Enkh-Amgalan said Mongolia needs to enhance the legal and regulatory environment to raise the number of students who graduate to become globally competitive and to enroll new students based on the demands or the job market.
Minister J.Batsuuri pointed out that the ministry is working on developing university-based research, and that the ministry would work to include the initiatives, recommendations, and conclusions from the discussion in the higher education policies developed by the government.