12:28 | February 8, 2017
At a Yerevan meeting today with Ivan Volinkin, Russia’s Ambassador to Armenia, Armenian Minister of Education and Science Levon Mkrtchyan noted that work is underway to draft a new program designed to spur the development of the Russian language in Armenia.
10:54 | February 3, 2017
Armenia’s Ministry of Education and Science reports that 475 college and university students, who participated in fighting along the Karabakh border on April 2-5 of last year and have since been discharged, have received at least a 50% reduction in tuition fees.
21:37 | January 16, 2017
TUMO CEO Marie Lou Papazian and staff met with representatives of the Defense Ministry of the Republic of Armenia on January 16, 2017 to discuss details regarding the pilot program that will provide those serving in the Armenian military access to the TUMO educational program.
10:08 | December 19, 2016
Azerbaijani military forces continued to violate the Karabakh ceasefire last night, firing 500 rounds of various caliber automatic weapons, according to the NKR Ministry of Defense.
12:55 | December 15, 2016
Armenia’s government today backed a bill proposed by Minister of Education and Science Levon Mkrtchyan to allocate 60 million AMD (US$124,000) to the Youth Foundation of Armenia.
13:10 | November 29, 2016
Representatives from Armenia’s Human Rights Defender’s Office have visited the Pokr Mher military training academy in the Kotayk village of Kanakeravan to investigate charges that the principal has periodically threatened pupils and used inappropriate language when addressing them.
21:12 | November 18, 2016
Macedonia’s Special Prosecutor’s Office announced Friday it is investigating 10 current and former members of the Balkan country’s secret service for taking part in the illegal wiretapping of nearly 6,000 citizens between 2008 and 2015.
10:28 | November 14, 2016
– A new kindergarten, now under construction, is the fourth major community-development project to be implemented by the Hayastan All-Armenian Fund in Karin Tak, a village in Artsakh’s Shushi Region. In recent years, the fund has built Karin Tak’s multifunctional community center and new potable-water network, and completely renovated the local school gym. The construction of the kindergarten is co- sponsored by the Devejian and Ekserciyan families as well as Krikor Simsiroglu of Argentina, the Greek-Armenian and the Cypriot-Armenian communities, and the government of Artsakh. Proceeds from the upcoming Phoneathon of the Hayastan All-Armenian Fund’s affiliate in Greece will likewise benefit the kindergarten-construction project.
17:12 | October 27, 2016
For the 2016-2017 academic year, the AGBU and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation will allocate US$125,000 each to partially cover such tuition expenses. The 20 million AMD provided by the government will make up the difference.
12:32 | October 15, 2016
Armenia’s National Center for Professional Education Quality Assurance Foundation (ANQA) has become a member of the USA-based Council for Higher Education Accreditation’s (CHEA) International Quality Group (CIQG).
11:23 | October 11, 2016
UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - has recognized Dilijan, Armenia among its Global Network of Learning Cities (GNLC). Dilijan joins a dynamic network of cities worldwide that support and accelerate the practice of lifelong learning in the world’s communities, while promoting policy dialogue and peer learning among member cities through forged links and fostered partnerships that promote the progress of the learning cities.
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