90% of Armenian school-children are sure, their educational system is corrupt
(REGNUM) - 90% of school-children believe; corruption still exists in Armenian educational system. Science Ministry General Education Department Head Naira Hovhannisyan stated during a news conference, devoted to results of monitoring, conducted by the National Center of Liberalization Processes Monitoring (NCLPM) NGO.
As a REGNUM correspondent informs, according to her, 70% of pupils are being trained in accordance with new teaching system. According to NCLPM President Lusine Margaryan, the pupils evaluated accessibility of general education program in 7.11 points (according to ten-point scale). Unsatisfactory attendance of elder grades is caused by their assurance of general education programs insufficiency for entering universities. 44% of respondents have such opinion, reports Trend.
The poll, in which 130 respondents took part, was conducted on May 1 June 15, 2006 by NCLPM NGO among elder grades pupils of four schools, subordinated to the Armenian Ministry of Science and Education, in the framework of public monitoring of educational systems transparent functioning with assistance of OSCE Yerevan office.