ArmInfo. Arevik Anapiosyan, Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sports of the Republic of Armenia, received the delegation of Indonesia on November 25, which arrived in Armenia at the invitation of the Foundation for Armenian Science and Technology (FAST) to study Armenia's experience in the field of "Co- incubation and incubator." According to the press service of the ministry, the delegation of Indonesia, which has been in Armenia since November 23, consists of representatives of the government, incubators of enterprises and start-ups.
Anapiosyan noted that bilateral cooperation is carried out within the framework of the agreement signed in July between the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of Indonesia. She briefly presented the process and goals of the reforms in the field of education and science in Armenia, noting that the task is to deepen the teaching of natural sciences, create favorable conditions for the continuous development of start-ups, and connect science and research with higher education institutions. The deputy minister also touched on the process of revising the state standard of general education and programs, spoke about the importance of cultural programs for students.
Armen Orujyan, Founding CEO at Foundation for Armenian Science and Technology (FAST), announced that FAST, as a key implementing partner, has already launched the first phase of cooperation. He emphasized that in a rapidly changing world, it is necessary to revise the plans and documents of the educational strategy at least once every six years.
The representative of the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia, in turn, thanked for the hospitality and asked about the feasibility of combining the Ministry of Education and Science with the departments coordinating the spheres of culture and sports. He also spoke about the cooperation of higher education institutions with the private sector and the importance of implementing joint programs.
The guests were introduced to the steps taken by the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports in the field of education reform and new legislative changes in the field of higher education and science.
The delegation of Indonesia will continue the series of meetings until 2 December.