New strategy of education and science. part 157

How has life changed in border communities after the war?
At the scientific conference held at YSU, it was discussed how the life of the residents of border communities and communities that became border after the war has changed, especially in terms of culture. Another study referred to the change of the monumental cultural landscape in the border settlements after the war. Hovhannes Yeranyan discussed with Haykuhi Muradyan, lecturer of the chair of cultural studies of YSU history faculty, the issues of preservation of historical monuments and cultural monuments of border settlements.

The forcibly displaced architect from Artsakh calls to stand up

He was involved in the restoration of the historical and cultural structures and churches of Artsakh. He studied the villages of Artsakh with a history of thousands of years, the houses and streets with their unique architectural solutions. He considers that despite the created situation, he should not lose his vigilance.


Before the 44-day war, the enemy was more than 100 kilometers away from the village of Chakaten, now it is a few meters away from the houses of the village. The village and the road leading to the village are completely observed by the enemy. According to the villagers, the enemy has taken about half of the pastures.

New strategy of education and science. part 154

One of the reasons for losing the war is the gaps in education
After the war, the "Bardzunk" educational movement formed on the principle of volunteerism in Armenia does not act as an alternative to formal education, but as a complementary structure. Hovhannes Yeranyan discussed with Tigran Areguni, member of the guiding board of the "Bardzunk" educational volunteer movement, programmer, the importance of valuable education and the formation of a new generation endowed with civic and national consciousness in Armenia.



Shikahogh village of Syunik region, which was not on the border before the 44-day war, now has a 30 km border with Azerbaijan. After the last attack of Azerbaijanis, occupation of positions and territories, it became impossible to work in the fields. The arable lands in the administrative area of ​​the village were targeted by Azerbaijan. There is no distance and neutral zone.
Facing all challenges in Shikahogh, which is targeted by the enemy, the Armenian peasant lives, builds and creates without complaint.

New strategy of education and science. Part 153

Education should be approached with the logic of a builder
We should treat education not with the logic of a soldier, but with the logic of a builder, that each of us has a stone in our hands and we should put that stone in the construction of our state. Everything should start from the first grade and when the child graduates and acquires a profession, his knowledge should contribute to the development of the country. Hovhannes Yeranyan discussed education issues with Marianna Harutyunyan, vice-rector of the Armenian State Pedagogical University.

New strategy of education and science. part 152

The Government did not accept any of the NAS proposals
The government does not take into account any of the dozens of proposals of scientific institutes, departments and the presidency of the National Academy of Sciences regarding the new system of certification of scientists. Discussions have an imitative nature. They are just to announce that there have been discussions. A draft is sent, a large-scale discussion is held, and the government does not take anything into account.
Hovhannes Yeranyan discussed the problematic points of the new system of certification of scientists in the "Pavilion" with Artur Ishkhanyan, Academician-Secretary of the National Academy of Sciences.

Shushiki band

"Shushiki" band publicizes Komitas' music
The girls of "Shushiki" band met in the Holy Catholic Church of Jrvezh. They perform Armenian folk music, implement various educational programs in regions, popularize Komitas music. The band has been participating in the international festival for two years now. Recently, music programs are often implemented in the Tavush region.

"Masunk" traditional song-dance ensemble

"Masunk" traditional song and dance ensemble named after Rudik Haroyan popularizes not only the national song and dance, but also the rituals, games and holidays of different provinces and regions. The members of the ensemble are people with different professions, who gather in the evening after their main work, sing and dance.

New strategy of education and science. Part 151

Yerevan should not be empty of students
YSU lecturer, teacher of "Aregnazan" educational complex Ara Atayan considers that "Academic City" is not about saving or improving the education of Armenia, but about redistributing ownership of good property in the center of the city. According to him, in just one or two years it will be clear which families of today's elite belong to the university buildings.
Hovhannes Yeranyan discussed with Ara Atayan the problem of building the "Academic City" and removing the universities from the capital.


If the so-called enclaves are handed over, the village of Barekamavan will be in a desperate situation. At this moment, the enemy is on three sides of the village. The front with a length of about 18 km is directly related to the Azerbaijani positions, which are located at a distance of 7 to 800 meters from the village. Most of Barekamavan's arable land is now under enemy control.

The Armenian Apostolic Church celebrated Palm Sunday, the triumphal entry of Christ into Jerusalem

The Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzn, the feast began with an Andastan ceremony. The clergy prayed for a peaceful and fruitful year. The Catholicos of All Armenians blessed the 4 sides of the world, asking for peace and fertility. This was followed by the blessing of the willow branches. Branches symbolizing new life are taken home and kept until the next Palm Sunday.