History

 

 

RA Center for Education Projects PIU was founded on October 11, 1996 by No. 298-M order of RA Minister of Education and Science. During this period CEP has implemented two credit projects. Currently ''Education Improvement'' project is in progress.
1. “Education Financing and Management Reform Project”, 1998-2002. Main aim of this project was to ensure financing of general education system and increase in teacher salaries, increase in efficiency of the use of resources, democratization of the system, as well as in-school management improvement, contributing to the improvement of education quality. It consisted of two sub-projects:
• Textbook production and distribution;
• Establishment of logistics of education reform, which in its turn included the components of development of a strategy for education reform and of the training of head staff of the school and components of the implementation of school improvement project.
2. “Education Quality and Relevance” First Project, 2003-2009, the purpose of which was to direct the development of Armenia's educational system to the demands of the knowledge-based economy. The project consisted of four sub-projects:
• Establishment of educational programs, of the curriculum and of a new evaluation system,
• Investment of information and communication technologies in educational system,
• Teachers' Professional Development,
• Improvement of the management of educational system and increase in efficiency.
“Education Quality and Relevance” Second Credit Project, 2009-2014, the purpose of which was to direct development of the Armenian Education System towards the demands of knowledge-based economy through ensuring increase in the quality of General and Tertiary Education that meets the social-economic needs of the society. It consisted of two sub-projects:
• Enhancing the Quality of General Education,
• Supporting Tertiary Education Reforms in the Context of the Bologna Agenda.
Currently ''Education Improvement'' project is in progress, 2014-2019, which has two purposes: further improvement of general education, ensuring readiness of children entering elementary school and improving the physical conditions and the availability of educational resources in high schools and support to higher education institutions ensuring education quality and relevance. This project is based on the results of ''Education Quality and Relevance” first and second projects.

Updates

28.04.2017 An effective cooperation between ''Center for Education Projects'' PIU and YSU continues The cooperation between ''Center for Education Projects'' PIU and Yerevan State University was launched on September 5, 2013, when grant contracts were signed with 10 universities for the implementation of innovative projects within the framework of ''Education Quality and Relevance'' Second Project. ''Center of Excellence in Applied Biology'' was established as a result of the implementation of the grant project in YSU within the... 25.04.2017 Continuous cooperation between Yerevan State Medical University and ''Center for Education Projects'' PIU The cooperation between Yerevan State Medical University (YSMU) and ''Center for Education Projects'' PIU was launched on September 5, 2013, when the grant contract was signed between YSMU and ''Center for Education Projects'' PIU, which is funded within the framework of Competitive Innovation Fund. This contract became basis for the establishment of ''Simulation training center of practical skills'' in YSMU, which is unique in its... 24.04.2017 PAARA continues to implement innovative projects In 2013 the cooperation between ''Center for Education Projects'' PIU and Public Administration Academy of the Republic of Armenia (PAARA) was launched within the framework of ''Education Quality and Relevance'' Second Project. The cooperation was launched by the grant agreement signed under the pilot stage of the Innovative Competitive Fund (CIF) on September 5, 2013. A grant program aimed at improving the quality of education in the Public...