The Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport Mr. Gevorg Loretsyan met the studnets of the Faculty of Education Psychology and Sociology.
The Deputy Minister introduced the Ministry’s “100 Ideas for Armenia” project advising to the students to participate in the project with innovative ideas and initiatives.
The Deputy Minister presented the essence and the aim of the competition. It has been held in the country for already four year, persons of the age 16-35, having innovative ideas can participate therein. The project has various areas including pedagogy and sociology. The Deputy Minister thinks that those two areas will particularly interest the students of the Pedagogical University, and adds that one opportunity creates multiple chances and that this is the first step towards entrepreneurship.
Likewise, G. Loretsyan ensures that the innovative ideas of the youth would surely be supported, and by making that step, many may become leaders of the sphere.
Among those participating at the meeting were the ASPU Vice-Rector Srbouhi Gevorgyan and Armen Tamazyan. According to the Vice-Rector Tamazyan not every person pursuing profit is an entrepreneur, adding that the entrepreneurs are actually delighted by their innovations.
“You might not be working in your specializations in future but you should be able to combine the knowledge and skills gained throughout the years with the work you do”, mentioned G. Loretsyan, who is an economist by profession, and adds that there will always be challenges and traps on that road, and that those need to be overcome by utilization of knowledge and by applying the correct piece of knowledge in the correct moment to achieve success.
-This project is aimed for the youth, where they will be able to centralize their potential, and innovative ideas, to further input them in various fields and develop. Everything starts from an idea, but they should also be implemented”.
Furthermore, a short video related to the competition was presented for the students, after which the meeting continued in dialogue.
The young people need to submit their innovative ideas by 22 October. The specially selected committee will select the best 20 ideas out of all, on which short videos will be presented on the TV.
Last but not least, G. Loretsyan informed the studnets that the Ministry had various grants with the help of which those innovative ideas could be fulfilled.
“In all cases, a thinking human being is the main value for us”, summarized the Deputy Minister hoping that the future pedagogues would stand out with their innovative ideas and offers.