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

23.12.2020 Data Collection was Summarized in the Context of the Implementation of Micro-Projects Within the framework of the sub-component "Promoting Readiness of Schoolchildren and Equal Opportunities at the Start of General Education՞ of the loan project of "Education Improvement" the data collection was summarized in all regions of the Republic of Armenia and in the city of Yerevan about the preschools established as a result of the "Education Improvement" loan project during 2015-2020. The data collection was carried out as a result of joint work with the... 20.12.2020 Working Visit to RA Ararat Region On December 8, the representatives of the subcomponent ''Increasing the level of readiness of children to school and ensuring equal opportunities for education'' of the Center for Education Projects PIU visited RA Ararat region in the context of activities carried out in the framework of ''Education Improvement'' Project. The aim of the working visit was the monitoring of the ongoing works of micro-projects being implemented in following communities of... 16.12.2020 Working Visit to High Schools of Yerevan and RA Shirak Region The representatives of CEP PIU during the whole rehabilitation period and as well in December visited the RA regions for the purpose of technical monitoring of the quality and temps of rehabilitation works of high schools in the frameworks of Education Improvement 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 and Rafael Arzumanyan. The representatives...