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Mongolian Institute for Educational Research
Монгол Улсын Боловсролын Хүрээлэн (MIER)

UNEVOC Centre (Ministry) since 1999

The Institute of Educational Research was founded in 1956 and is one of the first scientific research institutes of Mongolia that has been conducting educational research and methodological activities for over 60 years.

Starting from the 1950s, the Institute has developed and updated Mongolia's pre-school and primary, secondary, tertiary and vocational education system, produced content, methodology, assessment, textbooks, materials, and scientific basis for training environment at these educational levels and teacher's professional development, and made a great contribution to enlightening and educating children, youth and citizens.

The Institute currently conducts regular research, analysis, experience, methodology and training on preschool, elementary and secondary education, providing professional and methodological management of local educational institutions, and providing training on all levels of education. It also provides professional and scientific support for research and methodology and conducts basic scientific and applied research on educational development issues while disseminates research information among the public.


To determine the scientific basis of educational development of Mongolia and contribute to the development of Mongolian people.

Be a leading research and methodology institution in line with international level as per educational research


Developmental objectives

  1. Development of scientific research and processing activities.
  2. Development of management and organization.
  3. Human resource development.
  4. Strengthening material bases and development of technique and technologies.
  5. Development of finance and investment.
  6. Development of social accountabilities.

Regular tasks

  • Conducting basic and applied research on theoretical and methodological issues of technical and vocational education;
  • Providing vocational and technical guidance to local educational institutions and delivering training research and methodological support to technical and vocational education and training institutions;
  • Providing public with information of tertiary and vocational education research and analysis.

Focus and interest

Work area

Which of the following fields is the UNEVOC Centre working on?
Sharing knowledge about TVET
  Secondary focus
Developing knowledge
Primary focus
Developing and building capacities
Primary focus


Who are the beneficiaries of the UNEVOC Centre's work?
Primary focus
Primary focus
Policy makers
Primary focus
Private sector
Primary focus

Engagement interest

What is the highest level of engagement the Centre is interested in in the following fields?
Greening of TVET institutions and skills
  Interested to contribute
Migration     Not interested
OER and Online Learning
   Interested to learn
Equity of access in TVET
  Interested to contribute
Gender equality in TVET
   Interested to learn
Fostering entrepreneurship
  Interested to contribute
Industry 4.0 / Smart production
   Interested to learn

Activity interest

Which types of activities is the UNEVOC Centre most interested in?
Capacity development projects
Highly interested
Policy oriented projects
  Moderately interested
Knowledge development
Highly interested
Workshops and conferences
  Moderately interested

Regional collaboration interest

What are the UNEVOC Centre's collaboration interests?
Within my cluster
Highly interested
With Africa
  Moderately interested
With the Arab States
  Moderately interested
With Asia and the Pacific
Highly interested
With Europe, CIS and North America
Highly interested
With Latin America and the Caribbean
  Moderately interested


Монгол Улсын Боловсролын Хүрээлэн (MIER)
Palace of Teacher Development, Peace Avenue
8th khoroo, Sukhbaatar district
14191 Ulaanbaatar


local time now: ~07:24 ±1 hour daylight saving time

Head of UNEVOC Centre
P Lkhagvasuren

UNEVOC Coordinator
Gerelmaa Baljinnyam

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3 April 2019
Mongolia organises a National Forum on its TVET reform
The 2019 National Forum on Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Reform took place on 4-5 April in Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia). On this occasion, the new UNEVOC Centres in Mongolia, the Technical and Vocational Education Training Assessment Centre (TVET-AC) and the Vocational Education Training Partnership (VETP), were officially launched.

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