ul. P. Ryzhevsky 1-52
The Tashkent Public Education Center promotes civic education reform for Uzbekistan's educators and schools. The Center develops civic education curricula and teaching strategies, publishes civics materials, and conducts training sessions for educators. Since 1995 more than 1,000 teachers, college students and NGO leaders from all over Central Asia have taken part in TPEC's training workshops.
TPEC has published two textbooks for use in Uzbek schools: "The Constitution & Us," which presents the history of participatory democracy and explains the principles outlined in the current constitution of Uzbekistan; and "The ABCs of Citizenship," which describes the basic tenets of democracy. The group also publishes a newsletter,"Public Dialogue," distributed to more than 500 readers. The newsletter features civics lesson plans and information about textbooks and conferences for teachers, and analysis of the problems facing the third sector.
Last updated: November 1998
A print version of much of the information contained in this Central Asian Third Sector Organizations section can be found in Civil Society in Central Asia (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1999).