YEREVAN, October 2. /ARKA/. Underestimation of value of knowledge is the biggest problem in Armenia’s education area, Armenian Education and Science Minister Armen Ashotyan told journalists on Wednesday in Yerevan after the opening of an international conference focused on modernization of education.
“The main problem is not to find funds for the education system or technical equipment for education establishments, but to enhance the public’s acknowledgement of the value of education and understanding of its importance as instrument of our youth’s self-fulfillment,” he said adding that this is a mentality problem. Other problems, he said, can be solved by reforming the education system.
Professors from Russia, the United States, Italy and Japan are taking part in this two-day conference organized as part of Bologna Process.
In June 2012, Armenia assumed the commitment of composing the secretariat of the Bologna process for 2012-2015. In fact, Yerevan has become the capital of European higher education. .---0---