Workshops and exchange of experience at SAFAA and YSITC
On February 24-28, workshops and exchange of experience were held at State Academy of Fine Arts of Armenia and Yerevan State Institute of Theatre and Cinema with a group of teaching and administrative staff, representatives of Dublin Institute of Art, Design and Technology (Ireland).
During the seminar, the representatives of the Irish institution headed by David Quin, lecturer at Film, Art and Creative Technologies faculty of Dublin Institute of Art, Design and Technology, spoke about the assessment modes of interdisciplinary academic programmes, film and animation at Dublin Institute of Art, Design and Technology, as well as design academic programme and its peculiarities. A workshop on toolkit development was held designed for SAFAA academic staff and students. Such issues as the current objectives of Internationalization and further opportunities for student mobility and expansion of cooperation were also touched upon. Those meetings were actualized within Erasmus+ ICM.
By the way, during one of the meetings, a 3rd year student from Computer graphics, Sona Antonyan, made sketches of the Irish guests and gave them to the latter. On their last day in Armenia, the representatives of Dublin Institute of Art, Design and Technology paid a visited to SAFAA Gyumri branch, got acquainted with programmes and issues of the branch, then made a tour around the old city of Gyumri. The guests left Armenia with great impressions and a firm decision to return again.