Since the declaration of its independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, the continuing education system of the Republic of Uzbekistan has been extensively reformed in line with the global movement towards integration of education systems across the world and re-establishing the sense of nationhood. Undoubtedly this was a hard and a demanding process which required the total reestablishment of the whole system. Along with the development of purely Uzbek model of education system by means of adopting documents such as Law on Education (1997) and National Programme for Personnel Training (1997) there have been established a comprehensive education system, aimed at creating harmoniously developed, highly educated, modern-minded younger generation, and further integration of the republic into the world community by breaking up the old-dated principles of education. This is also evident in the field of learning and teaching foreign language, which was mostly reliant on the Soviet-rooted traditions and principles and Grammar-Translation method. Moreover, the education system started to break up the seals that rejected the foreign influences, especially those from the West. .
Based on the analysis of the system of organization of learning foreign languages, which showed that educational standards, curricula and textbooks did not fully meet modern requirements, especially in the use of advanced information and media technologies, and in order to reject the above mentioned approaches and methods of teaching foreign language there was issued the Decree No. 1875 on December 12, 2012 On Further Measures of Improving the System of Learning Foreign Languages by the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov, which clearly outlined the further aims and tasks of reforming the system of learning foreign languages. .
One of the first things that have been done in order to implement the reforms was the designing and adoption of new national educational standard for continuing education system (State Educational Standard.