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

22.05.2020 Grant Agreements for the Foundation of Pre-Schools Within the framework of the "Education Improvement" credit program grants continue to be provided in order to establish preschool educational institutionss. The program aims to increase the involvement of children in the field of pre-school education, to prepare children for primary school. On May 15 at the Center for Education Programs PIU of the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of the RA, meeting with the directors of 21 educational institutions of Gegharkunik,... 08.04.2020 Our goal is to create new jobs by stimulating capital expenditures Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan held consultations on capital expenditures to be implemented in education, energy and road construction, as well as on completing the long-standing credit-funded projects. The Prime Minister first addressed the situation with the spread of coronavirus, and then the government’s steps to implement capital programs.   “The coronavirus epidemic has led to economic and social complications worldwide, and the biggest challenge for Governments... 07.03.2020 Pupils can now conduct experiments with advanced equipment. Within the frameworks of the "Support to the Secondary School Third Level Development" sub-component works of the “Center for Education Projects” PIU, PIU representatives paid a monitoring visit to the Yerevan High School N 182. Participants, accompanied by director Ruzanna Alaverdyan, took part in the process of adopting modern equipment for laboratories that are being created in the field of natural sciences. Maria Naboyan, a representative of the LLC...