A nation’s ability to develop over the years - its ability to innovate, advance real purchasing power, and reduce income inequality – is highly connected to the quality of education, therefore, it has been classified as one of the priorities of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Thus, quality of learning outcomes brings long-term economic growth and enhances well-being of individuals in nations (Hanushek and Woessmann, 2007; 2010). The basic mechanism behind this development is that education is a crucial to empowering economic efficiency by enhancing the value and productivity of human capital, in turn, it results in shifting poor individuals from poverty. Thus, the role of secondary education in strengthening the efficiency and intellectual resilience of human capital in nation is important and huge. High quality of education established in a nation guarantee the competitiveness of the state in international arenas.
In this regard, I will be examining the main components of quality of education including teacher quality, poverty, industry production, retail turnover per person, student teacher ratio, number of teachers, that influence the quality of learning outcomes of upper-secondary school students in Uzbekistan