Inclusive education to be considered as all-embracing

21 February, 2017
Official News

Minister of Education and Science of RA Levon Mkrtchyan met today with the delegation led by Jane Buchanan, Associate Director of the Europe and Central Asia Division at Human Rights Watch and Giorgia Goga, expert on human rights issues in South Caucasus at the same organization.

Minister welcomed the guests…

“Internalization of universities is a global trend”

21 February, 2017
Official News

A kickoff meeting of the project Boosting Armenian Universities Internationalization Strategy & Marketing (BOOST) which is implemented within the Erasmus+ Capacity Building in Higher Education (CBHE) was held at Armenian State Pedagogical University after Khachatur Abovyan. The wider objective of the Project is to foster and promote further internationalization of…

Karen Karapetyan: “Our main capital - the man - must be educated and literate”

16 February, 2017
Official News

”The Yerevan State University continues to play a significant role both in terms of formation of academia and public awareness. We need to discuss ways of shaping a modern and efficient system of education,” Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan said at a meeting with the YSU management and faculty.

Presenting the government’s…

Minister accepted Erasmus+ expert group

13 February, 2017
Official News

Minister of Education and Science of RA Levon Mkrtchyan met with Lana Karlova, Director of Erasmus+ programme National office in Armenia and Higher Education Reform Experts.  

L. Mkrtchyan welcomed the guests and noted, that according to the RA President’s assignment, the Ministry of Education and Science should submit the…

54 Schools Have Applied to Join Araratian Baccalaureate Educational Program

3 February, 2017
News from organizations

The first phase of joining the Araratian Baccalaureate (AB), an internationally-recognized new Armenian-language educational program − the Application phase, which kickstarted on December 20, was completed.

Overall, 54 schools (28 high schools, 23 secondary schools and 3 colleges) in Armenian regions that offer the high…

Armenia's educational policy is based on humanism, tolerance, inclusiveness and universal values, says L. Mkrtchyan

27 January, 2017

Minister of Education and Science Levon Mkrtchyan today received the Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia, Ambassador Peter Svitalski. The meeting focused on Armenia-EU educational cooperation programs.

The EU Ambassador expressed his concern over a post published on Facebook, which user is registered as a teacher. The Minister noted…

Presented results of the research “Generation of Independence: Research Among Young People, Armenia 2016”

26 January, 2017
Official News

The Armenian branch of Friedrich Ebert Foundation on Tuesday presented the results of the research “Generation of Independence: Research Among Young People, Armenia 2016.”

Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Armenia, Karine Harutyunyan attended the event and welcomed the participants, underlining the significance of such kind of researches, as they reveal issues…

Minister of education and science reported to the President of Armenia on the works and programs carried out in the areas of general and higher education

18 January, 2017
Official News

Today, the Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Armenia Levon Mkrtchian reported to the President on the current situation in the general and higher education areas, the process of reforms in the educational system, existing problems, works and innovative programs aimed at making opportunities for receiving high-quality…

PM: “ICT can be the locomotive that will change the economy, the environment and culture.”

23 December, 2016
Official News

Chaired by Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan, another discussion on the development of information and communication technology (ICT) was held in the Office of Government.

The Prime Minister was given details of the proposals on short and long term development of the ICT sector and the status of the projects under…

Final Conference of European schools eTwinning program

21 December, 2016
Official News

The final conference of the eTwinning program took place in Yerevan, during which the activities carried out in 2016 were presented and main directions for development in 2017-18 were outlined. eTwinning ia the community for schools in Europe, which offers a platform for staff and students, to communicate, collaborate and…