New phase of Araratian Baccalaureate Teacher Development Program kicks off

Today the new phase of involvement in the Araratian Baccalaureate Professional Teacher Development Program is kicking off. The deadline to submit applications is February 1.

The Araratian Baccalaureate Professional Teacher Development Program is a new teacher development program meeting international standards. It is designed for 10-11 months and comprises theoretical and practical courses. Participation in the program is mandatory for all teachers and specialists wishing to teach the Araratian Baccalaureate.

The program is conducted through face-to-face and online learning. From the very start of the program to the very end, all participants collect a portfolio and conduct a research work, which serves as a basis for their final assessment and certification. 

To participate in the program, please visit here to fill in the application form. The stages and steps required for joining the program are available here.

Those people are eligible to apply who:

• have relevant qualification in pedagogy (Bachelors, Masters, diploma (for five-year higher education)) or at least five years’ pedagogical work experience in the past ten years and teach / want to teach one of the following subjects: physics, chemistry, mathematics, biology, Armenian history, Armenian language and literature, Russian and English;

• study in the last course of their Masters program and specialize in one the above-mentioned subjects, with the possibility to obtain pedagogical qualification.

The selection of the teachers will be done on a competitive basis and the priority will be given to teachers from AB candidate schools. Afterwards, the selection priority “curve” will go down to teachers from schools located close to AB candidate schools, regions where AB candidate schools are located, regions neighboring AB candidate schools, and Yerevan. Applicants from Yerevan can participate in the selection stages only if they are willing to work in AB schools in Armenian regions and Artsakh. In case of equal conditions, preference will be given to applicants form regions.

Participation in the program is free of charge for all participants.

Complete guides to prepare for subject tests: 

Armenian language and literature
Armenian history