VET Development in Syunik marz, Armenia

Together with the Goris Agricultural College and Armenian National Agrarian University (ANAU) the project will develop new vocational training program in the professions of Animal Health Technologist and Milk Technologist in Armenia


  • Lead school School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences
  • Institute Knowledge Systems and Knowledge Sharing
  • Research unit Knowledge Systems and Knowledge Sharing
  • Funding organisation Others
  • Duration 01.12.2016 - 30.09.2022
  • Project management Prof. Robert Lehmann
  • Head of project Johannes Brunner
  • Project staff Stefanie Graf
    Johannes Brunner
    Prof. Robert Lehmann
  • Partner HEKS – Hilfswerk der Evangelisch-reformierten Kirche Schweiz
  • Keywords Vocational Training, Curriculum Development, Milk processing, Teaching methodology


Improvement of VETquality and provision of access to innovative, relevant and effective training programs for the rural population. Strenghening collaboration between employers and VET schools. Skill development in the value chain of milk.

Course of action

Facilitation of dialogue between private sector and VET schools. Capacity-building of the experts involved in the development development and piloting of new training course in milk processing - ToT for teachers and master trainers - support to the Goris Agricultural College and ANAU to promote and implement courses for private sector in delivery of advisory services. - support to market players in milk and meat value chains to improve the delivery of advisory services

This project contributes to the following SDGs

  • 2: Zero hunger
  • 4: Quality education