News Education Minister Attends Launch of Mobile Kindergarten in Drakhtik
17:52 | October 9, 2018
Harutyunyan told the assembled crowd that it’s been proven that children attending pre-school do better
when they enter first grade and that the current Armenian government is paying close attention to
improving pre-school programs and will be working with its European Union partners on the matter.
News Azatamout Residents Protest; Demand Mayor's Resignation
10:55 | October 1, 2018
Residents of Azatamout, a community in Armenia’s Tavoush Province, staged a protest outside the
cultural center this morning demanding the immediate resignation of Mayor Zhora Martirosyan.
Articles Dashtadem Village School: Only Seven Students, but Science Teachers Lacking
15:06 | September 27, 2018
Dashtadem is a small village in Armenia’s Lori Province, located next to Armenian-Georgian border.
Having more than 1,000 inhabitants in the 1960s, that number has dropped to some 200 today.
News Yerevan Theatre and Cinematography Institute Students Strike Over Corruption Charges
10:43 | September 19, 2018
A group of Yerevan State Institute of Theatre and Cinematography students today walked out of class to
vent their anger over revelations of corruption at the school.
News The Magic of Crowdfunding: From Idea to Innovative Library in Goris, Armenia
10:43 | September 14, 2018
Young people have created a campaign page in Indigogo, made a promo video and set $ 1,000 as a goal
for the campaign. Thanks to more than 30 contributors from all over the world, $675$ has already been
Articles Rescuing Stray Dogs in Armenia: Killing Remains the Main Method of Control
22:21 | September 5, 2018
In Armenia, killing is still the main method of controlling the number of stray dogs, whereas the
civilized world has been sterilizing them for quite some time.
News Armenian Education Minister Tells Tavush Principals to Depoliticize Their Schools
11:38 | August 28, 2018
“Up till now, the councils operated to serve the interests of the authorities and not to fulfill the functions
they’re responsible for,” Harutyunyan told those present.
News Government Will Not Close Low Enrollment Schools in Border Communities
12:58 | August 27, 2018
Noting that such schools are located in villages located along the border, Harutyunyan says the school
buildings will be used as community centers, housing a library, cultural center and pre-school.
News Pashinyan Says Armenia and China Share Many Interests
16:56 | August 22, 2018
Attending the opening of the Armenian-Chinese Friendship School in Yerevan, Armenian Prime
Minister Nikol Pashinyan said he hoped the school would serve as a bridge between the centuries-old
cultures of the two peoples and allow Armenians to tap into the rich cultural legacy of the Chinese
Articles Talvorik Village School in No Shape for Start of Classes on September 1
10:44 | August 8, 2018
The building is in poor condition and lacks many necessities. There’s no gym or science labs. The
“auditorium” is just a relatively spacious room where chairs are added for people to sit during plays and
other events. One can peer into the classrooms through the holes on the walls.
Articles Armenia’s Police Department Signs AMD 1.590 Billion in Contracts with Company Showing Only One
01:00 | July 22, 2018
The company in question, Ukrinvest LLC, only shows one employee on the books according to
information appearing on the Soldiers' Insurance Foundation website.
News Former Yerevan High School Principal Charged with Embezzlement
13:23 | July 21, 2018
Investigators have revealed that the principal of P.S.46 registered his three sons on the school’s accounts
as employees, paying them wages, even though they never worked a day at the school.
News Police Charge Rector of Vardenis Pedagogical Institute with Financial Irregularities
15:58 | July 17, 2018
Acting on an anonymous tip, police launched an investigation into the activities of Nikoghos Gasparyan,
a rector at the Viktor Hambardzumyan Pedagogical Institute of Vardenis, and claim that from 2014-2018
he deliberately failed to record all the tuition fees paid by students, thus evading paying 6.230 million
drams in tax.
News Deputy Minister to Diaspora Teachers: "You're Lucky to be Visiting a New Armenia"
13:19 | July 2, 2018
Welcoming some sixty Armenian school teachers hailing from sixteen countries to Armenia for
retraining, Deputy Minister of Education and Science Hovhannes Hovhannisyan delved into a bit of
political posturing when he told the educators that they would be seeing a “new Armenia” where the role
of the teacher would be experience a reawakening.
News Yerevan's Armenian-Chinese Friendship School Accepting Applications
10:53 | June 27, 2018
Yerevan’s Armenian-Chinese Friendship School will be accepting applications for grades five to nine for
the fall semester from June 30-July 15.
News Digital Journalism for the Caucasus 2018: A Course for Journalists from Armenia, Azerbaijan and
14:48 | June 26, 2018
Courses at the Interlink Academy are run by highly specialized lecturers and trainers from Germany and
abroad who have considerable experience with international study groups.
News Kapan School Teachers and Principal Quit Republican Party of Armenia
21:01 | June 20, 2018
Seventeen teachers and the principal of P.S.13, in the southern Armenian town of Kapan, have resigned
from the Republican Party of Armenia since they agree with the position of Prime Minister Nikol
Pashinyan to depoliticize schools in Armenia.
Articles Luys Foundation’s Shady Finances: Millions Allocated to Organizations, Both Known and Unknown
18:45 | June 15, 2018
Regime change in Armenia has put an end to the operations of the Luys Cultural, Scientific and
Education Foundation founded in 2009 by former Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan and former
Armenian Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan.
News Former Yerevan Public School Teacher Being Sought as Defendant in Monetary Award Kickback
17:25 | June 13, 2018
The Committee alleges that Azizyan, who served as principal at the school from 2014-2017, signed off
on decrees granting employees monetary awards and that the recipients then handed the money over, in
full or in part, to Azizyan.
News Court Releases Sasna Defendant Aram Hakobyan from Detention
14:20 | June 8, 2018
Hakobyan’s lawyer, Tigran Yegoryan, claimed that his client had serious health issues that didn’t allow
him to be jailed while the trial continues.