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The Armenian Weekly. The Armenian Communities Department of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation launched “Prizes for Teaching in Armenian Online” in April 2020. The aim of this initiative was to encourage diasporan teachers who use Armenian as a medium of instruction during the sudden shift to online teaching platforms caused by the forced lockdown due to the COVID-19 virus. Teachers were …

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After today’s meeting of the Commandant’s Office, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan held a news briefing with Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport Araik Harutyunyan and Director of the Molecular Biology Institute Arsen Arakelyan. The Premier stressed that any citizen can help curb the COVID-19 death toll without infecting or being infected. People simply need …

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The Armenian Mirror-Spectator. WATERTOWN – The one-time flourishing Lebanese-Armenian community today faces a serious crisis of survival. Our communities are duty-bound to help the Lebanese-Armenians, based on the principle of mutual assistance of Armenian diasporan communities, especially since the latter for decades provided intellectual and educational sustenance and leadership to the communities of the West facing …

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ԵՌԱԳՈՅՆ. The French-Armenian Kevork Arabian School in Valence, France will officially open in September, Zartonk Media reports. It is the first everyday Armenians school to open in the diaspora for years. This project is undertaken by the CCAV (French-Armenian Cultural Center of Valence, France). It is co-chaired by Archbishop Norvan Zakarian and Mr. Andre Hasbanian and was initiated …

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ԵՌԱԳՈՅՆ. The Colorado House of Representatives has unanimously passed House Bill 1336 – Holocaust and Genocide Studies in Public Schools – which requires Holocaust and Armenian Genocide education as a condition for High School graduation in Colorado, ANCA Colorado reports. ANCA Colorado thanked the original sponsors, Representative Dafna Michaelson Jenet, Representative Emily Sirota, Senator Steve Fenberg, and Senator Dennis Hisey, …

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The Armenian Weekly. The scholastic year 2019-2020 has been greatly disturbed by the COVID-19 pandemic. School closures throughout the world have adversely affected most of the world’s student population. In Lebanon, the pandemic, coupled with the already turbulent political and economic situation, has created an unprecedented crisis for the education sector. As of October 2019, …

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The Aleppo Compatriotic Charitable Organization (Aleppo-NGO) within the framework of the “Bright Future for Youth” project provided scholarships to 46 young students studying in Armenian universities. The project is funded by the Armenia Round Table Inter-Church Charity Foundation (ART). As a result of an open call announced in February 2020, in total 102 students applied …

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The Armenian Mirror-Spectator. CANOGA PARK, Calif. – Sevan Boghos-Deirbadrossian, Armenian teacher at the Armenian General Benevolent Union Manoogian-Demirdjian School, recently was a winner of the Gulbenkian Foundation’s Prizes for Teaching in Armenian Online. According to the school’s Facebook page, she submitted lesson plans, examples, detailed outlines and resources in this competition, and was selected for her …