Marine Avetis Mkrtchyan
15.02.2016

Specialist

mkrtchyanmarina41@aspu.am

Specialist/Chair of Special Pedagogy and Psychology

Education
2014- up to date - PhD student of Special Education and Psychology Department, Armenian State Pedagogical University after Kh. Abovyan
2011-2013- MA degree in Typhlopedagogy, Special Pedagogy Faculty, Armenian State Pedagogical University after Kh. Abovyan
2007-2011- BA degree in Typhlopedagogy, Pre-school, Primary and Special Education Faculty, Armenian State Pedagogical University after Kh. Abovyan,

Work Experience
Lecturer at the Chair of Special Pedagogy and Psychology since 2016 
2011- up to date - Specialist of Special Education and Psychology Chair, Armenian State Pedagogical University after Kh. Abovyan
2014- June-December- Specialist, pedagogue in The project titled by<< Let's give each other jobs>>, <<Hangrvan>> health and cultural NGO, <<Amber>> mental prosperity NGO/With the support of Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs/.
2013- October-December- Spatial orientation instructor, Tiphlo pedagogue, <<Hangrvan>> health and cultural NGO, The project titled by <<With opened eyes>> tiphlo pedagogue/With the support of Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs.
2013-May-November- Spatial orientation instructor, Tiphlo pedagogue <<Hangrvan>> health and cultural NGO, The project titled by << Recovery of lost skills >>/ With the support of Philip Morris International
2011- May-November- Spatial orientation instructor, Tiphlo pedagogue in the Rehabilitation Center at N. 14 special school for children with visual impairments after N. Tigranyan, opened by <<Hangrvan>> health and cultural NGO

Scope of academic interests
Tiflopedagogy, Education issues of children with multiple impaired sight-impaired children/blind-deaf/, Development of spatial orientation of persons with visual impairment, Special education.

Trainings
2015 14.12-20.12 “Cognition of early intervention, visual rehabilitation and orientation in space”, Poland
2015 23.11-27.11 <<Youth exchange program >>, Georgia
2015 12.10-24.10 ASPU Vocational Training for Educational Staff, Yerevan
2015 01.10-02.10 International Scientific Practical Conference on “Inclusive Education: Current Issues and Challenges”, Yerevan
2015- “Experience of Zagorsky Children’s Home in frames of education of children who are deafblind”,“Issues of personality development and socialization of children who are deafblind” /Al.Suvorov, Doctor of Psychology, Professor, Moscow, Russia/, two-days international lectures, Yerevan
2015 01.07-12.07 Tiphlo pedagogue at International project <<Mom's School>>, a summer visit for families on school parental skills who raise children with severe visual impairments, Poland
2014 22.09-14.10 International trainings in frames of TEMPUS IV “Access to Society of People with Individual Requirements’’ (ASPIRE) ,Yerevan
2014 05.05-07.05 <<Development of Occupational Therapy Profession in Armenia and Georgia>>, Yerevan
2013 26.09-30.10 One-month training in the Polish town Bidgosh, Louis Braille's school for children with impaired sight.
• Education and upbringing issues for people with complex and multiple vision impairment
• Integracja sensoryczna jako metoda wspierajaca rozwoj dzieska >> Zabawy I cwiczenia ogolnarozwojowe dla dzieci ze ztozona niepetnosprownoscia w mtodszym wieku szkolnym
• Hippotherapy Conference in Bydgoszcz <<A person and horse in hippotherapy relationship>>
2013 24.08-31.08 <<CENTAUR>> Hippotherapy center in Ushi by experts from Poland and the Republic of Armenia
<< The role and importance of Hippotherapy in people’s life with vision problems >> theoretical and practical courses
2013 01.06-15.06 Armenia Youth Foundation/AYF/ and Polish <<Ariari>> Foundation course trainings on tiphlographics and binual records for persons with visual disabilities
2012-2013 «Raising the Problems of Blind, Deafblind Children with Multiple Disabilities» Perkins International Program
2012 Spatial orientation instructor , II-class, Poland
2011 National Seminar on awareness of children with multiple problems, blind and weak vision, Yerevan
2011Spatial orientation instructor , I-class, Yerevan

Memberships

2015 Members of the Ukrainian International Institute for Blind
2011 Up to date- Members of <<Hangrvan>> health and cultural NGO
2011-2014 Volunteer in <<Forte>> Scientific and Cultural organization
2008-2011 Pre-school, primary and special education faculty student council president of the organizing committee, Armenian State Pedagogical University after Kh. Abovyan

Scientific Publications
• Methodology features of visual impairmental development and geometrical understanding of elementary school students, <<Mkhitar Gosh>> educational-methodological articles, Yerevan 2014, page 117-123
• • M.A.Mkrtchyan, R.N.Azaryan Case Study on teachers awareness of the geometrical representations for children with visual impairment, <<Special Education>> Methodological issues 4th ed., Yerevan 2014, page 21-26

Awards

2014 << Let’s Consider >> certificate for participation in the intellectual game
2014 Certificate of Appreciation in the intellectual game <<Let’s Consider>> for the humanitarian treatment/ Sport and Cultural Center for people with disability NGO in Gyumri
2011 Certificate of competitions in the Young sportsmen Program, As a Volunteer for active support / Armenian Special Olympics NGO
2011 Diploma for demonstrating high academic performance and social activism during studies
2009 Diploma for the active work and social activities in Student Council

Languages: Russian, French

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