YEREVAN, October 2. / ARKA /. More than 100 teachers of English from across Armenia are discussing the prospects for introduction of new technologies in the field of education during a conference called Education: the Process or the Ultimate Goal, organized by the British Council.
The purpose of the two-day conference is to familiarize the teachers with the latest teaching methods, as well as with technologies used in the world to teach and learn English, director of the Armenian branch of the British Council Arevik Saribekian said at the opening ceremony.
Addressing the teacher’s education and science minister Armen Ashotyan said greater attention is being paid to introduction of information technology in education, and one of the best examples of this was the creation of the Armenian Virtual College in 2009.
British ambassador to Armenia, Jonathan Aves, stressed the importance of the conferences which helps boost the efficiency of English language teaching , which in turn will improve the perception of British culture in the world.
The guest of the conference is an expert on educational technologies Russell Stenord who had taught at the University of Westminster. -0-