Persian is an old language with an ever-increasing importance in various domains such as science, culture, politics and economics. This language is favored by the speakers of other languages in the world. Besides, the demand to learn it in the context of the Iranian culture is growing every day.
There are a great number of interested people who apply for academic disciplines in the Iranian universities and need to know Persian to continue their education.
Delegation members from other countries and their families in Iran are willing to learn Persian to better communicate with the Iranians and familiarize more with the Islamic Iranian culture.
“The Supreme Council for Curriculum Development and Compilation of Educational Resources” is formed by the department of Education and Research in Saadi Foundation. It has been estimated that 233 different books could be sorted and released and some are to be applied in language classrooms.
The vice-president of the department of Education and Research in Saadi Foundation has responsibility for the Supreme Council for Curriculum Development and Compilation of Educational Resources with the attendance of Seyyed Mohammad Reza Darbandi, the vice-president of the International Affairs in Saadi Foundation, Seyyed Mohammad Hosseini Masoom, Research Manager in Saadi Foundation and the Secretary of the Council, Abbas Najjar, the Head of the Educational Affairs in Saadi Foundation, Seyyed Zia Tajeddin, Full Professor in Allameh Tabatabaei’ University, Amirreza Vakili Fard, the Head of the Persian Language Department of International Imam Khomeini University, Ahmad Saffar Moqaddam, Associate Professor in the Research Center of Humanities and Cultural Studies, Hossein Qasempour Moqaddam, the Head of the Compilation of the Persian Language and Literature of the Ministry of Education, Seyyed Mohammadreza Hashemi, Assistant Professor of English language and literature and the Head of the Iran Language Institute, Behrooz Mahmoodi Bakhtiari, Associate Professor in the University of Tehran and Zahra Abbasi, Assistant Professor in the Persian Language Research Center of Tarbiat Modarres University.
Persian Language Teacher Training Courses, Courses of Persian Language Teaching to the Speakers of Other Languages and Persian Language and Literature Refresher courses are held in Iran with the responsibility of the department of Educational Affairs.