Parviz Baghirov is Head of the National Erasmus Plus Office in Azerbaijan, an EU project that aims to boost skills and employability as well as modernise education, training, and youth work across Europe. In this role, Parviz is responsible for coordinating with the European Commission and other national and international education bodies in the area of higher education as well as overseeing a range of projects related to higher education in Azerbaijan. Prior to this, Parviz worked at the Open Society Insitute as a Director of Youth, Education and Information Programmes.
Parviz is keen to develop his work in the formulation of national higher education policy in Azerbaijan by examining how the UK develops its education strategy and policy. He hopes to enable effective education sector coordination which will facilitate the implementation of a fairer, more informed and transparent higher education policy.