On June 21, 2016, Lala Hamidova, instrucor of the Department of English Language and Literature, organized a research paper defense for the 3rd year students ( “Academic Writing”) of the School of Education . The research papers covered education and training issues in higher and secondary educational institutions in Azerbaijan. The students conducted the research for a period of 4 months. Dr. Elza Semedli, Dean of the School of Education, participated in the defense as well. She was pleased with the students` survey and their achievements.