Ministry of Education (Iran)
|وزارت آموزش و پرورش ایران|
|Jurisdiction||Islamic Republic of Iran|
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The Ministry of Education (Persian: وزارت آموزش و پرورش ایران) established in 1964, is an Iranian government body responsible for the oversight of K-12 education in Iran. Each year, 20% of government spending and 5% of GDP goes to education, a higher rate than most other developing countries. 50% of education spending is devoted to secondary education and 21% of the annual state education budget is devoted to the provision of tertiary education. Also Shahid Rajaee Teacher Traning University and Farhangian University are the university of teacher education and human resource development in Ministry of Education.