Education

Education

Aravot Daily attempted to clarify from the newly-appointed Minister of Education, Science, Culture, and Sport, Vardan Dumanyan, whether or not news spreading in the media is true that he demanded the resignation of Nikol Pashinyan and the government three days before his appointment. According to news.am, he was the author of the YSU Board of …

Education

The Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media, meeting by videoconference, expressed its concern about academic freedom and institutional autonomy of higher education institutions, considering that they were under threat, ranging from the criminalisation of researchers, scholars and students to the commodification of higher education – which undermines the idea that higher education is a …

Education

Public Radio of Armenia. The Armenian Communities Department of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation has announced that the Armenian spellchecker for iOS has been released and is available free of charge from the App Store. Within a few months, the Android version will also be made available. “In our continuous efforts to revitalize and strengthen the Armenian …

Education

President Armen Sarkissian met with the leadership of the renowned French Dassault Systèmes Company. President Sarkissian discussed with the Executive Vice President Florence Verzelen, Vice President Jacques Beltran, Senior Director Xavier Fouger, and Head of Department International Cooperation and Cooperation with Armenia Marion Milosevic issues related to the implementation of special educational programs designed by …

Education

The Armenian Weekly. Hundreds of protesters led by the Armenian Revolutionary Federation’s (ARF) youth wing—the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF)—took to the streets of Yerevan on Wednesday evening to demand the resignation of Armenia’s Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sports, Arayik Harutyunyan. The group disagrees with the Ministry’s implementation of an educational reform package which they …

Education

During a session of parliament, Prosperous Armenia deputy Naira Zohrabyan presented photos that were circulating on social media. One of these photos portrayed students with their hands raised so they could have their temperatures checked. In the other photo, children were maintaining social distancing while holding onto a rope. “There have and always will be …