ARMENIAN STUDENTS WILL ATTEND THAI SCHOOL OF REGENTS

YEREVAN, MARCH 30. ARMINFO. Armenian children of well-off parents
got the opportunity of attending the Thai Regents' School. Today in
Yerevan was signed an agreement between the Armenian Ministry for
Education and the founder of the school Virachai Techavijit.

Deputy Minister for Education Norayr Gukasian informed that in the
frameworks of that agreement form the next year 4 Armenian students
will attend the Regents' School. The education fee is $13-14 thousand
but the Armenian students are to pay only 10% of the sum.

In January 2006 thirteen students from Armenia passed the first stage
of the test. 4 students who will pass the test conversation with Mr.

Techavijit will enter the school. Mr. Techavijit said that 500
students from 20 counrtries of the world study in the Bangkok branch
of the school and 780 students from 38 countries in the Pataya town
branch. The graduates of the school have opportunity to study in the
Oxford, Cambridge and Stanford Universities.

Virachai Techavijit informed that the education term at the Regents'
School equals 13 years. Children enter the school from the age of 2.

87% of the school's students are English. Mr. Techavijit added that
if the number of Armenian students grows, a teacher of Armenian
language can be invited to the school. He said that Hayk Harutiunian,
a student from Armenia has already graduated from the Regents' School
and entered the Manchester University.