Before the start of 2021-2022 academic year, the last meeting of the August consultations chaired by the RA MoESCS Deputy Minister Zhanna Andreasyan took place in Yerevan.
Principals of the high schools, the representatives of non-state educational establishments, executive director at “National Center for Education Development and Innovation” Foundation Artashes Torosyan, PRRC Araqsia Svajyan, directors of the General Education Establishments of the region, Head of Educational Department of RA MoESCS Arsen Baghdasaryan and heads of various subdivisions of the Ministry of Health took part in the last meeting of the August consultations.
The amendments to the legal acts regulating the sphere of general education and the current actions of the 2021-2022 academic year were discussed. Zhanna Andreasyan once again emphasized that RA MoESCS maintains the organization of offline classes.
Answering the questions on teacher attestation, the Deputy Minister mentioned that teachers of non-state secondary schools can participate in the voluntary attestation in accordance with the established procedure and they can be granted a qualification category if the founder of the non-state school assumes financial obligations arising from the mentioned processes. According to the change made in the class assignment procedure, a teacher will retain his / her professional qualification in case of transfer from one school to another.
Touching upon the issues related to inclusive education in RA, it was mentioned that it is always among the priorities of RA MoESCS and tends to become more effective and systematic.
Source: RA MoESCS Official Webpage