Young Explorers Clubs (YEC) Armenia - 2023

Beneficiaries Description: 

Direct: 260 school students in 26 schools (12 old and 14 new), who will directly participate in YEC clubs' activities and 26 mentors of the schools, who will participate in a TOT in Yerevan and series of on-line webinars organized by Polish partner. 
Indirect: The schools' communities: the other students of the schools, schools' administrations, and parents.

Project Areas: Yerevan, Armavir, Shirak, Lori, Tavush, and Gegharkunik marzes' schools

Project Goal: to enhance interest in science, practical knowledge and experimenting skills among students in schools via operation of Young Explorers Clubs in Armenia.

Project Objectives:

  • to enhance the knowledge and skills among 26 mentors of the clubs in 26 schools to create and operate YECs in the schools.
  • to further develop a positive attitude towards the science among the students (10-15 years of age) in 26 schools.
  • to develop creativity and team working abilities among the 260 students in 26 schools.
Project Type:Grant
Start Date:February 23, 2023
End Date:December 29, 2023
Coordinator / Responsible Person:Ruben Krikyan
Implementer:Jinishian Memorial Foundation
Collaborating organization/partner:Copernicus Science center, Fundacja Szkoła z klasą, Polanda
Project Cost by JMF:USD: 6,500 AMD: 2,600,000
Project Cost by Fundacja Szkoła z klasą:USD: 3,900 AMD: 1,560,000
Beneficiaries Number:286