When implementing reforms, Armenia received considerable assistance of the European Union, especially with regard to higher education and vocational training, Armenian Minister of Education and Science Armen Ashotyan said at a meeting with Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia, Ambassador Piotr Switalski.
According to Ashotyan, Armenia is taking an active party in two major educational projects of the EU – Erasmus and Horizon 2020, the press service of Armenia’s Education and Science Ministry said.
The ambassador for his part noted the effectiveness of the educational programs carried out in Armenia. A new association agreement with the EU is now being worked out, with special attention given to the sphere of education, he said.
“Out of the post-Soviet states, education in Armenia is at a high level,” P. Switalski said.