The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Mr. Dimitri Shashkini, and
Tbilisi Mayor Mr. Gigi Ugulava visited the future construction site of a new vocational
college, called “Mermisi." The symbolic dismantling of the old
building was undertaken with the use of the special technical equipment
by the Mayor himself.
The Minister of Education
and Science of Georgia, Mr. Dimitri Shashkini, signed the decrees that endorsed the
programs of high school, national unified and teacher certification
exams. The exams’s programs are in full compliance with the national curriculim;
the duration of the teachers certification examinations will be lengthened.
Kachreti vocational education college hosted a
fair that featured Georgian food, wine and canned products prepared by the
students of this institution during different workshops. Successful students and teachers were awarded as
a part of the event.
Deputy Minister Nodar Surguladze
participated in an event marked as part of World AIDs day, awarded the
winners of the project Choice on You,
and presented the participating school principals and teachers with special
prizes and certificates.
Resource Officers visited Saint
Kvirike and Ivlitas shelter for mothers and children. They spent a whole day
with the residents and assisted the teachers in solving day to day issues. Archpriest
Giorgi Sakhvadze also visited shelter and blessed all who live in the house.
City Court hosted schoolchildren of various public schools as part of the
public law project. In particular, the court organized a seminar on the issues
of human rights, which was also attended by the First Deputy Minister, Koka
The first stage of renovation works were concluded in public
school №107. To recognize this achievement, the Minister, Dimitri Shashkini, visited
the school and opened the Physics, Chemistry and Biology labs.
Deputy Minister Irine Kurdadze awarded
five vocational colleges with golden medals and granted twenty teachers of vocational
colleges with cash prizes and certificates; these teachers have passed
trainings in teacher professional skills and inclusive education. In total, 103
successful teachers have been awarded.
The Minister of Education and Science of
Georgia, Mr. Dimitri Shashkini, introduced a
strategic plan of 2012 to members of
the Georgian government. The presentation covered all
levels of the education sector.
The Minister of Education and Science
of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini, and representatives of the program “Teach and
Learn with Georgia,” met with English language volunteer teachers who work at
public schools in Tbilisi, Rustavi, Kaspi, Khashuri, Sagarejo and Mtskheta.
The National Curriculum for the years 2011-2016 has been translated into the Azeri, Armenian, and Russian languages. The Deputy Minister, Irine
Kurdadze, and the Director of the National Curriculum Center, Natia Jokhadze, held a
briefing on this issue.
Minister, Dimitri Shashkini, and Governor of Kvemo Kartli, David Kirkitadze,
opened the Georgian Language House in Gardabani, at which ethnic minorities will pursue
an education in the Georgian language. Any interested person, irrespective of their age, can
learn the state language at the newly opened institution.