On May 10 Artsakh Republic State Minister, Arayik Harutyunyan, visited Shushi Technological University and met with the latter’s students and professors.
Greater attention should be paid to practical education: Artsakh State Minister holds meetings in Shushi Technological University
STEPANAKERT, MAY 10, ARTSAKHPRESS:As the information department of the State Minister’s staff informs, Arayik Harutyunyan congratulated the students on the triple holiday and noted that the fact that the university is in Shushi is one of the results of the victory. The State Minister revalued the fortress’ liberation in the context of lifting of Stepanakert’s blockade, establishing land communication with Armenia and further military victories. Being a direct participant of Shushi’s liberation struggle, Arayik Harutyunyan presented some details on it.
The State Minister next reflected on the quality of education that the students receive, and the material and technical conditions of the university. In particular, he attached importance to organization of practical lessons and asked university’s rector, Havhannes Tokmajyan, to attribute more attention to practical education.
“Shushi Technological University should become one of the important guarantees of Artsakh’s economic development. We have established the university with this purpose and have great expectations from you. We need enterprising and clever specialists. The government is ready to assist and offer wide opportunities to those students who are ready to actively participate in the economy’s development,’’ said Arayik Harutyunyan.
During the meeting the State Minister answered students’ questions.
The official also held a separate meeting with the professors and discussed with them the existing problems of university education. The State Minister stressed that apart from the university’s opportunities, the establishment should efficiently use the potential of private and state sectors to have highly qualified professionals. Arayik Harutyunyan said the government will continue to support the university. And as university council chairman he demanded that the professors apply new approaches in training methods.
During the meeting a number of questions and suggestions by the professors were discussed.