On September 26 and 28 of 2020, within the framework of “VET development in Syunik marz” project a competition on professional knowledge and skills was held at Goris State Agricultural College after Professor Kh. Yeritsyan and “Syunik Animal Market” for a total of 40 students studying the professions of “Milk and Dairy Technology” and “Veterinary”.
The project is being implemented by “Strategic Development Agency” (SDA) NGO in partnership with the School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences of the Bern University of Applied Sciences (HAFL) and with the support of HEKS/EPER.
The student teams from Yerevan State Armenian-Greek College of Tourism, Service and Food Industry, Stepanavan State Agricultural College named after Professor A. Kalantar, Gavar State Agricultural College named after Academician A. Tamamshev, Goris State Agricultural College after Professor Kh. Yeritsyan, Agricultural College after Anton Kochinyan (Armenian National Agrarian University) took part in the competition.
One lecturer from each educational institution, who had previously been involved in the development of the competition questionnaire and procedures, was one of the members of the committee.
The aim of the event was to strengthen the knowledge and skills and to promote the experience exchange among students in the above-mentioned professions.
During the competition, the teams participated in 5 rounds, which included answering theoretical open and close-ended questions, performing practical tasks, game exercises, and presenting success stories about their profession.
At the end of the competition, the colleges were awarded with certificates for the best performance in the respective rounds.
During the event, all the rules of anti-epidemic safety caused by the Covid-19 pandemic were observed.