News by Country: ARMENIA

Armenia joins our global network
Category: Ubuntu Mail News

We are proud to announce that Armenia has joined our global UM Network! The class joined the Ubuntu Family in late May, but we were still able to conduct the first UM event for them before the end of the school year, and information about the first school to join can already be found on …

Removing barriers
Category: Children's Voice

For decades, the approach in Armenia has been to exclude special needs children from mainstream schools and place them in separate establishments where they were deprived of a decent education. Now, they are slowly but surely being offered more opportunities like the ones provided at School No. 27. The principal, Susanna Sargsyan, says that “All …

Peer Education, not Fear Education
Category: Children's Voice

Seropyan is not a teacher, but a member of the AIDS Prevention, Education and Care (APEC) NGO. The organization has charged itself with the task of training 1,400 schoolchildren as peer educators by May 2005 through interactive teaching methods, discussion and games. The end goal is to educate children on a massive scale about the …

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