The final workshop of the European Union funded “ERASMUS+FLEXWBL” project was held at Liepaja University of the Republic of Latvia from October 23rd to 28th, 2023.
The project is dedicated to work-based learning and was implemented in three universities of the Republic of Armenia: Gavar State University, Brusov State University and the National University of Architecture and Construction of Armenia. European partner universities are: Linz university of Austria, Klaipėda university of Lithuania and Liepaja university of Latvia.
The workshop began with a welcome speech delivered by the project coordinator Patriks Morevs. He presented the implemented activities and their outcomes within the framework of work packages.
Rector of Gavar State University Ruzanna Hakobyan made a speech, highlighted the importance of proper implementation of the right to education in a rapidly changing world full of challenges, the rooting of the culture of lifelong learning, the effective organization of work-based learning, referring to the forced displacement of more than a hundred thousand Armenians from Nagorno Karabakh, the violation of rights to education and other fundamental rights of many pupils and students, ensuring the continuity of their education in the schools and universities of the Republic of Armenia, as well as the need to prevent violations of the right to education using international legal mechanisms.
The representatives of member universities of the project presented their work carried out in 2019-2023, noting about the review and updating of content, methods and documents of educational programs to meet the goals of work-based education.
Lilit Torchyan, Head of the Foreign Relations and Media Department of GSU, presented the results of the implementation of European Union “ERASMUS +FLEXWBL” project at GSU.
Project discussion took place with external evaluators. The participants of the workshop visited the structural units of Liepaja University, met with the responsible persons and discussed ways of further cooperation.
The workshop was also attended by the Head of the Chair of Informatics and Physical-Mathematical Sciences – Varazdat Avetisyan, Lecturer of the chair of Accounting, Faculty of Economics, Chief Accountant – Gurgen Muradyan, Lecturer of the chair of Foreign Language and Literature, Faculty of Philology – Narine Nalbandyan.