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 of the CEP PIU got acquainted with the ongoing construction works at the following schools; Yerevan high school # 42 after T. Shevchenko, high school # 142 and Gyumri Academic Collage. The rehabilitation works in above schools started in 2019. The works are carried out according to the second stage of high school rehabilitation in the frames of Education Improvement Project. It should be mentioned that reconstruction activities are carried out according to seismic safety standards. Note that 8 schools were selected on the criteria developed by the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport and agreed with the World Bank.
During the visits the representatives of PIU examined the quality of the construction works. They also toured across the rehabilitation area, discussed a number of issues related to design and construction activities. As a result of monitoring the representatives of CEP PIU mentioned that the works for the improvement of schools' areas are in the final stage, construction of playgrounds, exterior and interior stairs are being summarized; installation of vinyl, laminate, matogranite flooring is being implemented. The representatives of the contractor organizations were also present during the visits. The participants state that such visits facilitate the rehabilitation process in the above-mentioned high schools.