We continue our “Online Olympiad” project in different regions of Armenia.
The aim of the project is:
Assist in improvement of journalism, research and creative skills for the youths with the usage of information technologies in Armenia.
Create virtual educational environment where the new media opportunities are used with the interest of youth and information technologies are used as an active factor of the education process and they receive their answers of the questions through this environment.
Help youth journalists to explore the opportunities of new media usage.
Explore and encouraged the best materials and articles of youth journalists.
The volunteers of our project visit to different regions of Armenia, they organize meetings with teenagers on the age of 14-18 and youth, present the projects, inform about their problems, distribute booklets on the activity of online club. In the result the number of new members in online club is being increased. The beneficiaries participated in the project enroll in the club and begin their active participation in the activities of Online Olympiad project. Actually our volunteers have organized “Read and …..” competition. Our former beneficiaries Mariam Saribekyan, Rubina Davtyan and Nare Gareginyan have visited to the regions of Armenia with the aim of organizing meetings.
We have created a virtual educational environment, where the given opportunities of new media are used for the benefit of young people, and the information technologies are used as an active factor in the educational process in which they get the answers of their questions from that environment. The project helped young people to raise their journalist, research and creative skills by using information technologies.
I am Vigen Mkrtchyan. I am a student in the collage of Armenian State Pedagogical University, and at the same time I have participated in “Online Olympiad” project organized by Zartonk-89 NGO. Now we have created online center where I am involved in its works. I and the participants of Olympiad visit to remote regions of Armenia, present our “Online Olympiad” project to involve new members in online center. The young people in the remote regions of Armenia are very interested in our project and they wish to have active participation in it to obtain knowledge and skills on the sphere of media. There are also villages where the Internet connection is not available for young people, they haven’t computers but they have great desire to be members in online center. We would like to help them to solve that problem. For solving the mentioned problems we work out different projects and apply for various donor organizations to support these young people.
We have had progress during the implementation of “Online Olympiad” project
Assisted in online club creation for 300 youth journalists in different regions of Armenia
Assisted in improvement of journalism, research and creative skills for the youths with the usage of information technologies in Armenia
Created virtual educational environment where the new media opportunities are used with the interest of youth and information technologies are used as an active factor of the education process and they receive their answers of the questions through this environment
Helped youth journalists to explore the opportunities of new media usage
Explored and encouraged the best materials and articles of youth journalists
Gave chance the youth journalists in different regions for exchange and cultural experience
The participants of “Online Olympiad” project established online club and they get in touch with the members of online club in different regions, organize online competitions, Olympiads, round tables, seminars, meetings, make decisions and do suggestions
Hello, I am Mariam Saribekyan one of the participants of “Online Olympiad” projects organized by Zartonk-89 NGO. Now we have established online club and active participate in club activities. With the help of online club I have had many friends and bright impression. I am sorry for this time I could not participate in the meeting of online club members. At first I would like to thank the organizers of Online Olympiad that they remember me and entrust me such responsible work. I hope I can justify all the hopes of voters and will try to do everything in my power. I think we are all being literate and intelligent people, we will be able to work systematic and expand our horizon as it is in everybody’s interests.
The project helped us to improve journalism, research and creative skills with the usage of information technologies.
Hello I am Nare Gareginyan, I study on the 9th form at school N 83 in Yerevan.
I have participated in “Online Olympiad” project on right and journalism organized by “Zartonk-89” NGO. I like to participate in various competitions on educational development, research, and raising the creative mind. I have been awarded with prize on journalism for my done work. “Online Olympiad” project played an important role on my knowledge development and had great experience using information technologies as an educational tool. It developed my research, creative, educational skills.
After the project, I began to use the net assessing its all opportunities. I would like this project to be ongoing to involve youth in bright future with its effective work.
Zartonk-89 NGO implements Online Olympiad program for school age children. Olympiad is implemented in various spheres, where the learners present their research and creative works. The aim of the Olympiad is to assist in teenagers’ research ability enhancement with the effective usage of Information Technologies. Olympiad is held in www.armolimp.am. The organization has already implemented Online Olympiad on human rights and journalism spheres. The closing day of the Olympiad was held on 10 December 2011 in Human Rights Day. The best tasks were awarded prizes. In the result of Olympiad New media will be used as a training and educational tool. The teenagers will use the Internet more effectively which will assist in their thinking, creative abilities and they will learn about the usage of new media opportunities and effectiveness. Olympiad will assist in free speech; will create a direct environment for communication. Participating in Olympiad the participants rise new ideas, realize them and acquire professional experiences. It is very important as nowadays the young people use the Internet as an entertainment place and by means of online Olympiad the creative activities of the beneficiaries are increased and media is used as an educational resource. The beneficiaries begin to raise the problems of their community and region, present suggestions, try to solve the problems and have results using the Internet and ICT resources. New media = new education, new spirit and positive result. The children participate in online Olympiad with great pleasure. This project is ongoing: To implement such project, it is pleasure and hard work, as we need resources and financial assistance, and your investment can change everything. I think you realize the project necessity and effectiveness in our society, especially among teenagers.
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