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

02.02.2018 High schools of RA regions are in the center of attention The representatives of CEP PIU both during the rehabilitation period and in December, visited the RA regions for the purpose of technical monitoring of the quality and temps of major repairs of high schools in the frameworks of “Education Improvement” Credit Project.The visits were carried out by the representatives of the “Support to the development of the third level of secondary school” subcomponent of PIU Grigor Baghdasaryan, Narek Poghosyan and Rafael... 11.01.2018 The work on establishmentof scientific, educational and production base of winemaking education has been completed at ANAU In December 2017, Armenian National Agrarian University (ANAU) is completing the implementation of innovative programs launched two years ago within the framework of the first phase of the Competitive Innovation Fund. On this occasion, on December 26, the final monitoring visit was made to Armenian National Agrarian University, for the purpose of establishing the end of the "Development of Scientific Industrial Component of Winemaking Education" (DSICWE) Grant Program. The... 10.01.2018 National Polytechnic University of Armenia summarizes the implementation of the CIF Grant Project In December 2015 the Armenian National Polytechnic University launched the implementation of "Technological Innovation Platform" Grant Project within the framework of Competitive Innovation Fund (CIF). Today, the activities of the project have been summed up, on the occasion of which on December 25 final monitoring visit was made to National Polytechnic University of Armenia by the representatives of the RA Ministry of Education and Science and the "Center for Education...