RA Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan commissioned RA Minister of Education and Science to provide distance communication at least with one school per week, elaborating mechanisms in accordance with the school's educational program. For this purpose, "Ayb" School today held distance training pilot session. Synchronous communication was established with Sevan N1 and Ijevan N5 schools, during which teachers of Physics and Chemistry of “Ayb” school conducted a lesson on “The obtained electric power and its properties” Chemistry-Physics integrated course. “Ayb” school provided all the equipment willingly and “Rostelekom” company provided the high quality of connection. Levon Mkrtchyan, RA Minister of Education and Science, attended this event and welcomed schoolchildren participating in the distance learning first course. "I congratulate all of you, because you are the first participants in our experiment. We should try to make applicable this format of the electronic teaching as much as possible and to integrate in this process especially the schools that have few students’’, stressed the Minister. He also encouraged the students to be more active and to make suggestions on the topics of much interest to them, on how they would like to conduct the distance learning lessons, on the problems they encounter and so on. L. Mkrtchyan also added that complete method of conducting e-courses will be developed in a short period of time.
In his interview with the reporters, Minister of Education and Science mentioned that a clear plan to enhance the work with rural schools was already set out in RA Government program. In addition, according to the Prime Minister’s assignment there is a need to find out whether our resources are sufficient to carry out electronic courses. Due to the weekly repetitive processes and basing on the resources of NCET we’ll try to find out the problems that can arise”, underlined the Minister.