The Modernization of Education as a Priority of the Government of Armenia
The Acting Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Armenia, Arayik Harutyunyan, met with the participants of the workshop entitled “Geographic Information System in Armenian Schools”. Highlighting the importance of the GIS as an educational device, Arayik Harutyunyan mentioned that the modernization of education is one of the paramount priorities of the RA Government, which aims to import innovative approaches and tools into the educational system. Welcoming the cooperation of the Ministry of Education and Science with the “KARDÉS” organization, AGBU Armenia and Armenian Virtual College of AGBU, the Acting Minister emphasized the importance of complete adoption of state- of- the -art tools to educate students. Over 100 teachers from Yerevan and the regions of Lori, Kotayk, Armavir, and Ararat have attended the first workshops, where they have learnt about the GIS system, its importance as an educational apparatus to analyze the locality.
After the end of the workshop the participants visited the MUSExpo-2018 exhibition, which was organized from November 12th through 14th at the Exhibition Hall of AGBU Armenia within the program of “Museum Week: Reconsidering the Cultural Areas”. MUSExpo aims to provide a special meeting platform for the specialists of the spheres of tourism and museum, where new opportunities for involving museums in the tourism itinerary will be discussed.
“Komitas Vardapet and Hovhannes Tumanyan; 150-year-old Witnesses of the Armenian Genocide” Exhibition
An exhibition entitled “Komitas Vardapet and Hovhannes Tumanyan; 150-year-old witnesses of the Armenian Genocide” opened at the Armenian Genocide Museum Institute, which is dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the great Armenian intellectuals. RA Minister of Education and Science Arayik Harutyunyan, who was present at the exhibition, noted that all…
Online Admission System for First Graders Launched by the Ministry of Education and Science: hayt.emis.am
The admission of first graders of 2019-2020 to Yerevan State Public Schools will be carried out exclusively through electronic registration. At today's press conference held at the RA Ministry of Education and Science, Deputy Minister Lusine Arakelyan and Artak Poghosyan the director of the National Center of Educational Technologies (NCET)…
New Perspectives of Cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme
Today, the RA Minister of Education and Science, Arayik Harutyunyan, held a meeting with the Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme, Dmitry Mariyasin.
Greeting the guest, the RA Minister of Education and Science, Arayik Harutyunyan, highlighted the cooperation formed within the framework of various UN programs emphasizing the…