Arts and Culture, Education, Healthcare, Programs, Science and Technology, Uncategorized

Getashen School: A Story of Compassion, Care, and Academic Progress Brought About by Renovation

Sona Hakobyan: A Teacher’s View  “Our school has become a place that we don’t want to leave” Sona Hakobyan is a vice-principal and a teacher at Getashen School. When she makes a tour around the school, she truly cannot hide her joy and pride. “If you had seen our school a while ago, it would… Continue reading Getashen School: A Story of Compassion, Care, and Academic Progress Brought About by Renovation

Arts and Culture, Education, Programs, Uncategorized

Project Bloom: Allowing COAF students to find their writing voices

Samuel Armen recently created Project Bloom, a free three-week creative writing course that allowed rural Armenian students to find their writing voices. The eighteen-course creative writing curriculum was provided to thirty-one village students between the ages of 13 and 16 from Hatsik and Aragatsavan. The Children of Armenia Fund (COAF)-Sponsored program taught students the elements… Continue reading Project Bloom: Allowing COAF students to find their writing voices

Education

“Koti is like a fairy tale on the border” 10 days in the life of an ethnography teacher

“When COAF offered me to organize an ethnography camp for children living in Koti, a borderline community in Tavush, I immediately agreed. Back then, I didn’t know I would make so many revelations about that village,” says Marine Kamalyan, an ethnography teacher from Lernagog, Armavir. During the camp, Marine and her husband lived in a… Continue reading “Koti is like a fairy tale on the border” 10 days in the life of an ethnography teacher

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SAP & COAF Technology Panel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ec6WfL4aK3Q   COAF’s first tech panel took place in New York on October 4, 2017. COAF’s first technology event brought together both Armenian and non-Armenian technology leaders and featured a comprehensive Tech Panel Discussion, a reception and time to network. Our expert panelists (COAF Founder Garo Armen, Todd Fabacher, CEO Digital Pomegranate, Clayton Banks, CEO… Continue reading SAP & COAF Technology Panel