The Current Challenges of the Armenian Higher Education System in the View of the New Draft Law on Higher Education

The Open Society Foundations – Armenia announces a launch of a series of public discussions on education issues in Armenia. We are pleased to invite you to participate in the first discussion on “The Current Challenges of the Armenian Higher Education System in the View of the New Draft Law on Higher Education”.  The event will take place on February 16, 2018, at 14:00, in Best Western Congress Hotel Yerevan, Picasso Conference Hall.

Simultaneous translation from Armenian to English and vice versa will be provided.

Speakers:

Mr. Robert Sukiasyan, RA Ministry of Education and Science, Head of Higher and Post-Graduate Professional Education Department
The Draft Law on Higher Education of RA: the Aim and Advantages

Mr. David Amiryan, Open Society Foundations – Armenia, Deputy Director for Programs
“The Draft Law on Higher Education of RA: Solving the Existing Problems or More Deepening Them?”

Mrs. Arevik Anapiosyan, Institute of Public Policy, Director
“Current Issues of Higher Education in Armenia from the Critical Thinking and Education Quality Perspectives”

Mr. Avetik Ishkhanyan, Armenian Helsinki Committee, President
“University as a Public Platform  for Discussing the  Issues of Development of the Society and State: Historical Overview”

We look forward to your participation and contribution to the discussion. Should you have any questions, please contact our Education Program coordinators Ani Kojoyan at ani@osi.am or Lilit Nazaryan at nlilit@osi.am;  or by +374 10 533862.

Agenda of the event is enclosed.