-Mr.Bleyan, how did the idea of having an Educomplex occur to you?
– That’s a dear story, though a little long. Every person who has pedagogical ideas and wants to realize them tries to find some followers in order to turn the school into an educational environment because environment is the greatest school. I had such a plan when I came to the school from Yerevan State University where I was working. In 1985 the searching for followers brought me to the school number 183 in the South West district of Yerevan. I was appointed headmaster of that school. That was a newly built district and everything was unorganized there. I was both lucky and unlucky as there were two deputy headmasters there as crazy as I was, and they were both Ashots: Ashot Manucharyan and Ashot Dabaghyan. Realizing that it was a very convenient time after Gorbachev’s reconstructions, when the Soviet regime wa s dying out, we, three Ashots, made benefit out of that freedom. In 1989 we were able to make the Armenian government adopt our educational project. “Mkhitar Sebastatsi” Educomplex was established as an experimental research union, as an effective environment for the display of individual’s stimulated chances, capabilities and talent. Continue reading “An interview with the Director of the “Mkhitar Sebastatsi” Educomplex Mr. AshotBleyan”