Education

Hungary’s parliament votes to shut down Central European University

Hungary’s parliament votes to shut down Central European University

Starting January 1st, 2018, Budapest’s Central European University (CEU) will no longer be permitted to enrol new students in any programs, unless an agreement is reached between the United States government, the State of New York and Hungary’s Orbán government no later than September and unless CEU opens a new campus in the U.S.

Aurora Humanitarian Initiative and Near East Foundation Announce 10 Students as Recipients of 2016 Gratitude Scholarships

Aurora Humanitarian Initiative and Near East Foundation Announce 10 Students as Recipients of 2016 Gratitude Scholarships

Ten recipients of the Gratitude Scholarship program from Syria, Palestine, Israel, Jordan, the Palestinian Territories and Lebanon will begin their studies at United World College (UWC) schools around the world in September. These students have been chosen based on their high academic performance. Each is either a refugee or displaced, living in extreme poverty, or living with the loss of a parent or a guardian. Seven of the students will attend UWC Dilijan in Armenia, an international co-educational boarding school which hosts students from more than 60 countries.

AMD 8 mln to all Orphanage Graduates from “Tashir” Charity Foundation

AMD 8 mln to all Orphanage Graduates from “Tashir” Charity Foundation

40 graduates 2015-16 from Armenia’s all orphanages were donated total AMD 8 million by “Tashir” Charity Foundation. Every year ten thousands of young people graduate from the school. They are quite different, both as individuals and by social origin, as well as by the way they have chosen. However, there are children, who are similar at least regarding one point. They are from orphanages, children, childhood planet of whose was not so pure, as that of thousands of peers.

TUMO Ranked Number 1 among the World’s Best Innovative Schools

TUMO Ranked Number 1 among the World’s Best Innovative Schools

Official website of Tumo Center for Creative Technologies informs that French “We Demain” newspaper made a ranking of top 10 innovative schools in the world. According to the rating scale Tumo holds the first place. Schools like AltSchool (Silicon Valley), Fuji Kindergarten (Tokyo), Steve Jobs Schools may be found in the top ten as well.

The Armenian Miracle: How Cambridge is Driving Economic Growth in Yerevan

The Armenian Miracle: How Cambridge is Driving Economic Growth in Yerevan

“We want to create a confident generation to think big and to dream big,” says Jacqueline Karaaslanian, Executive Director of the Luys Foundation. Through loans and scholarships, Luys ensures that every year 100 Armenian students receive an education from the world’s most prestigious universities, putting them on par with talented scholars from around the world and setting them up to contribute to Armenia and to the world.

University rector urged to apologize

University rector urged to apologize

In January 2013 examination cycle at Gyumri Pedagogical University a post-graduate student of the faculty of foreign languages Hasmik Sukiasyan received examination marks without being present at the university and passing exams.

European values against the Eurasian

European values against the Eurasian

“What a shame!”, “they are depraving us,” “all this is to full the humanity, sooner or later Europe will impose all this on Armenia”… We may bump into such comments and remarks under articles and videos posted by Russian or European sources. Recently we more frequently see such posts characteristic to yellow press.