THE INTERNATIONAL ONLINE CONFERENCE “CHESS IN EDUCATION” IS OVER - A two-day international online conference entitled “Chess in Education” and organized jointly by FIDE Chess in Education Commission (EDU) and ”Chess” Scientific Research Institute of ASPU started on June 25. The main courses of the conference are the social and psychological aspects of chess, methodology of Chess teaching and learning, chess and pedagogical training issues, chess and inclusive education, chess and the issues of gender-sensitive education. The conference features 40 participants from 20 countries, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, etc. Three hundred representatives from almost 70 countries had the opportunity to participate in the two-day conference as listeners and ask questions. “The conference, which has already become a tradition, has a good beginning and prehistory. Many […]
THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE “CHESS IN EDUCATION” HAS STARTED - The international conference Chess in education has started. The working languages of the conference are English և Russian. The 40 speakers of the conference are from 20 countries of the world, with the broadest geographical coverage: North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa. FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich, 14th world chess champion Vladimir Kramnik, female grandmaster, FIDE Director of Management Dana Ozola, ASPU Rector, SRI Senior Researcher Srbuhi G. Gorgit Chess in Education “commission chairman, GM Smbat Lputyan. FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich, 14th World Chess Champion Vladimir Kramnik, female grandmaster, FIDE Director of Management Dana Ozola, ASPU Rector, SRI Leading Researcher Srbuhi Gorgutyan, Director of the Institute Chess in Education “Committee Chairman, GM Smbat Lputyan. On the first day […]
REGISTRATION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED - The registration deadline for the conference has been extended until May 15. Registration link: Details: http://chesstudy.com/conference-coming-soon/
CONFERENCE-COMING SOON - FIDE Chess in Education Commission (EDU) and ”Chess” Scientific Research Institute of ASPU are organizing an International online conference, entitled “Chess in Education”, which will be held on June 25-26, 2022 at 10 AM CET, via Zoom video conferencing. Main courses of the conference: Chess in education The Social and psychological aspects of chess: The methodology of Chess teaching and learning: Chess and pedagogical training issues Chess and inclusive education: Chess and the issues of gender-sensitive education: Working languages of the conference are English and Russian. All attendees are required to register for the conference online via the following link: The theses of the reports must be sent by May 1, 2022. The authors will be informed about the decision […]
CHESS IN EDUCATION INTERNATIONAL ONLINE CONFERENCE PROGRAM - FIDE Chess in Education Commission (EDU) and ”Chess” Scientific Research Institute of ASPU (Armenian State Pedagogical University) are organizing an International online conference, entitled “Chess in Education”, which will be held on November 20-21, 2021, via Zoom video conferencing. You can participate in one of the following ways: Paper/Thesis submission (without oral presentation and attendance) Paper/Thesis submission and attendance (attendance just like listener) Paper/Thesis submission and oral presentation Listener attendance Master classes (short description like thesis is also needed) Round Table discussions ((Short description of the topic of discussion and rationale must be provided in two pages) Project/Courses Presentation) Deadlines and additional information regarding the submission of papers (presentations) and theses are here.
CHESS TEACHERS TRAINING COURSES - On June 6-8, Chess Academy of Armenia hosted the next round of chess teachers training in Yerevan. The training consisted of two parts, conducted by the chess methodologist and psychologist. At the end of training, the participants fulfilled a two-part questionnaire: the first part referred to chess tasks and the second one was aimed at checking the teachers’ psychological and pedagogical qualities. As a result, current and future teachers will receive certificates for 1, 2 or 3 years, depending on the test results.
CHESS TEXTBOOKS AMENDMENT - Discussions on “Chess 4” textbook amendment are ongoing at “Chess” Scientific Research Institute. The best teachers from Yerevan and Kotayk region have come together to find out the difficulties in the textbook, and to propose changes taking into account the needs of the learners. The researchers of the “Chess” Scientific Research Institute have participated in this discussion. As a result, it became clear that certain topics in the textbooks will no longer be published; instead, some other interesting topics will be included in the new textbooks. If you have any suggestions regarding textbook changes, you can contact us by the following e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
REGULAR THREE-DAY TEACHERS’ TRAINING - On December 5-7, 2018 regular training courses for chess teachers of Yerevan will be held at the Armenian Chess Academy. The trainings are carried out jointly by the Chess Academy of RA and ASPU “Chess” Scientific Research Institute. The training will be conducted in two directions: psycho-pedagogical and chess techniques. At the end of the training, the participants will pass an exam by completing a two-part questionnaire, the first part of which will address chess tasks, and the second one is aimed at checking the teachers’ psychological and pedagogical qualities. Registration should be done in advance.
TRAINING OF CHESS SUBJECT TEACHERS 2018 - June 21, 2018, the regular training course for teachers of “Chess” started at the Armenian Chess Academy. It consisted of two sections: psycho-pedagogical and chess. At the end of the training, the participants passed the exam, completing a two-part questionnaire, the first part refers to chess tasks, and the second one was aimed at checking psycho-pedagogical knowledge of teachers. Specialists were assessed on a twenty-scale scale. As a result, current and future teachers will receive certificates for teaching “Chess” subjects for 1, 2 or 3 years, depending on the results of the test. During the training, the teachers discussed chess issues , methods of their solution and interpretation that would make chess education accessible and effective. At the initiative of […]
CHESS TEACHERS’ TRAININGS - On June 21-23 in the Chess Academy of Armenia regular training courses for the chess teachers of Yerevan have been held. The training was organized by the RA Chess Academy in cooperation with the “Chess” Scientific Research Institute. The course consisted of two parts: psycho-pedagogy and methodology of “Chess” teaching. On the last day of the training the participants took an exam by filling a questionnaire composed of two parts. The first part referred to chess tasks and the second part was aimed at checking the teachers’ psycho-pedagogical and pedagogical qualities. The specialists were graded by the scale of 20 points. As a result, current and future teachers received 1, 2 or 3 year’s validity certificates depending on the results.