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…

L. Mkrtchyan received ambassador of Bulgaria

20 December, 2016
Official News

Minister of Education and Science of RA Levon Mkrtchyan today received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Bulgaria Maria Pavlova Tzotzorkova-Kaymaktchieva.
Congratulating the newly-appointed Ambassador on the commencement of diplomatic mission in our country, the Minister expressed assurance that relations with Bulgaria in the education sector will…

Araratian Baccalaureate Available to Regional Schools of Armenia

16 December, 2016
News from organizations

Yet another spectacular milestone within the framework of the National Program of Educational Excellence, which was backed up by tremendous work of the Ayb staff for good ten years. In its yesterday’s session, the Government of Armenia confirmed that all students living in the regions of our country would be…

Online academy for Information technologies will be established in Armenia.Memorandum of understanding was signed

14 December, 2016
IT News

A tripartite memorandum of understanding was signed between the National Center for Educational Technologies ", "Softline International" and the "State College of Informatics" of the Ministry of Education and science in RA. The first prerequisite of the success in the field of information and communication technologies is training of the…

10 leading school to contribute to rural education centers

7 December, 2016
IT News Official News

Working group, established to provide e-learning lessons on natural sciences, to implement distance communication at least once a week and to develop mechanisms for the implementation of the appropriate learning course with the school within the framework of rural schools development concept, convened its regular session. The session was attended…

YSU team is in the final of ACM-ICPC

7 December, 2016
IT News

YSU students-programmers have progressed into the final of “ACM-ICPC” International Programming Olympiad.

The semi-final took place on December 3-4 in Tbilisi. Armenia was represented by 3 teams from YSU, American University of Armenia, Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University.

The competition was between 300 teams representing the best universities in the former Soviet…

1988 Armenian earthquake

7 December, 2016

The 1988 Armenian earthquake, also known as the Spitak earthquake (Armenian: Սպիտակի երկրաշարժ Spitaki yerkrašarž) occurred in the northern region of Armenia (then part of the Soviet Union) on December 7 at 11:41 local time (07:41 UTC). The earthquake measured 6.8 on the surface wave magnitude scale and had a maximum perceived intensity of X (Devastating) on the Medvedev–Sponheuer–Karnik scale. The region…

EU Commissioner presents TUMO as center of excellence

30 November, 2016
Official News

EU Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation Carlos Moedas arrived in Armenia on November 18 to take part in the Eastern partnership 8th informal ministerial dialogue on Research, Science and Innovation issues. 
During the recent conference entitled “Spreading excellence and crossing the innovation divide” held in Brussels, the EU…