“International Youth Studies:Curricula, Distance Learning Course and Open Educational Materials’’
4-day international conference
On April 20-23, Northern University took part in the “International Youth Studies:Curricula, Distance Learning Course and Open Educational Materials’’ 4-day international conference, which was initiated by the RA National Academy of Sciences and Federation of Youth Clubs of Armenia.
The aim of the project is to promote the recognition of youth work and non-formal education and to have a Master's degree distance learning course elaborated in 2019.
During the opening ceremony of the conference, Professor Armen Tshuguryan, Head of Northern University “Economics and Management” Chair, had a speech on issues of distance learning in the context of youth work.
2-4 representatives from Portugal, Belgium, Czech Republic, Sweden, Poland, Bulgaria, Romania, Moldova, Belarus, Turkey, Ukraine, Georgia have participated in the project, who are mostly representatives of youth organizations.
During the next 3 days of the conference the informal part of the program was held, during which, teamwork activities referred to the personal requirements of the youth worker, and to the expected course modules as well.