"Zangi" educational project
The main goal of the project is to contribute to the development of knowledge and innovative skills of the region's residents in environmental, agricultural and tourism sectors particularly among children and youth.
Within the framework of the project it is also planned to establish and exploit one educational classroom in the towns of the region on the basis of city schools.
Along with the classrooms innovative and aquaponics greenhouses will be built and will function as an educational base for agricultural and environmental trainings. Greenhouse products will also contribute to improving the quality of services provided by schools.
Within the framework of the project the following steps are planned to be implemented:
Classroom selection and renovation
1. The selection of classroom in Sisian School N 5 is done
2. The classroom of Kapan School N1 has already been renovated; the greenhouse operates in the area of school
3. The selection of classroom in Meghri school N1 is done
Organization and conduction of trainings in renovated classrooms and newly built greenhouses
- The "Household Ecology" training course will be designed and implemented for children. The course is provided to teach children everyday domestic skills of environmental pollution reduction and negative impact of humans on nature. Additional facultative courses involving biology and botany school teachers are also planned.
- Practical training course of "Construction and Exploitation of aquaponics greenhouses" will be designed and implemented for local farmers. The course is designed to present the innovative method of greenhouse economy, its advantages, profitability and environmental significance. It will be designed by relevant specialist and for each school will be selected one instructor.
- А "Local Guide" training course will be designed and implemented. During the course the interested ones will have the possibility to obtain knowledge and skills in organization of individual and group tours in their communities.
- "Hospitality Services" training course will be designed and implemented. The course is designed to provide knowledge and skills in the following areas:
• Hotel economy organization and maintenance of BB type
• Peculiarities and nuances of hotel and hospitality services
• Guest house as a lifestyle: sanitary and hygienic requirements
• Hotel and guest house food: peculiarities, requirements and menu
• Basic knowledge of foreign language