The center for regional and political studies “Prospectus” NGO, the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute and the Youth Foundation of Armenia as a partner organization of RA president, are organizing a two-day summer school for Armenian history teachers on July 30 and 31, 2014. High school history teachers from RA, NKR and Diaspora are welcome to participate in the program. Participating teachers will receive the relevant literature to read before the start of the program and at the end of the program certificates of participation will be given.
Knowledge acquired during the summer school will be implemented in the teaching process. The teachers will have the opportunity to transmit the acquired skills to the teachers from Yerevan or regions of Armenia who did not participate in the course.
The program aims at introducing the teachers Genocide Education and the basic principles of its teaching which are internationally recognized and confirmed by different scientific research and educational systems. The aim of the course is to contribute to the improvement of the Armenian Genocide teaching. In this framework the teachers will have the opportunity to raise and clarify contradictory and uncertain issues and participated in outlining new guidelines intended to provide innovative and modern approaches to present the topic of the Armenian Genocide. The course will allow to change the existing stereotypes by the implementation of new questions, emphases and approaches and educate pupils as more knowledgeable, broad minded and responsible citizens of the state.
Please send your applications until 23 June 2014, to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The project is implemented within the framework of the grant competition announced by the Youth Foundation of Armenia as a partner organization of RA president.