“What does a Student Pay for in Armenia? Systemic Problems of Higher Education”
September 14, 11:00

There is a need for abrupt and systemic reforms in Armenia's higher education. 

This is the opinion of education experts attending the discussion at the Media Center on September 14, entitled “What does a Student Pay for in Armenia? Systemic Problems of Higher Education”.

The discussion was organized jointly with JAMnews website. Before that, JAMnews published articles about developments in the university system. And our joint event was to address all the issues that were discussed in these publications. The speakers of the discussion were Serob Khachatryan, Education Expert, Arevik Anapiosyan, Executive Director at Institute of Public Policy, Robert Sukiasyan, Head of the Department of Higher and Postgraduate Professional Education of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Armenia, Aram Pakhchanyan, Director of “Ayb” School, Robert Khachatryan, Head of the Chair on Education Management and Planning for Yerevan State Linguistic University (YSLU) in the Republic of Armenia.

The academic year has already started, and 8,266 freshmen have set foot in the Armenian universities this year. However, more than 50 percent of the proposed seats were vacant in the university system this year due to the drop in the number of applicants.

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