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21/03/2014
Registration for vocational educational programs starts on March 21, 2014 and ends on April 11, 2104. First Deputy Minister of Education Ketevan Natriashvili held a briefing on the topic.
20/03/2014
International Francophonie Day was celebrated at Teacher House. The event organized by French Institute in Georgia was opened by Ambassador of the French Republic to Georgia Renaud Salins, Deputy Minister of Education and Science Lia Gigauri and Director of Teachers’ Professional Development Center Gia Mamulashvili. 
19/03/2014
A memorandum of cooperation was signed between the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia and The Ministry of Corrections of Georgia. The Memorandum was signed by Ministers Tamar Sanikidze and Sozar Subari.
19/03/2014
Under the initiative of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia, Ms. Jill Williams, inclusive education specialist and professor at the University of Kennesaw, USA is visiting Georgia. Ms. Jill Williams is conducting trainings for inclusive education coordinators, special teachers and psychologists working in public schools.
18/03/2014
A competition “Georgian Calligraphy” was organized by National Centre of Manuscripts with financial support of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia. The winners were awarded and an exhibition of works was held.
18/03/2014
March 18-21, 2014-a training course is being conducted on pipeline construction and welding methodic organized by Vocational College “Spektri”, Istanbul Energy Educational Center „UGETAM“ in Georgia, Company “Asia Energy” and Gas educational-research Center.
14/03/2014
MCA - Georgia is implementing three projects in general, professional and higher education. First meeting within the General Education Project was held at the Ministry of Education and Science.
14/03/2014
Vocational Education Development Department staff held a meeting with the representatives of the private sector.
13/03/2014
From the beginning of the current year, under the initiative of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia, one or more specialists (special teacher; coordinator; psychologist) of inclusive education are employed in the schools having pupils with special educational needs.
12/03/2014
A working meeting was organized at the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia with the representatives of Estonian Embassy and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia. 
11/03/2014
Today, representatives of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia introduced the initiatives for the employment of people with disabilities during 2014 to the social partners. 
08/03/2014
Deputy Minister of Education and Science Lia Gigauri and Gia Mamulashvili, Head of National Center for Teacher Professional Development congratulated a respected teacher of Public School 54 on March 8 and presented her gifts.    
07/03/2014
Tamar Sanikidze, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia met up to 500 students of Akaki Tsereteli State University in Kutaisi. The meeting was conducted in the form of a lecture and dialogue. 
06/03/2014
A work meeting was held between the Ministry Administration and UNICEF representatives.
05/03/2014
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Tamar Sanikidze attended a scientific conference arranged at Georgian technical University and dedicated to the 70th jubilee of  Zhiuli Shartava.
05/03/2014
Deputy Minister of Education and Science Lia Gigauri opened a modern teaching physics laboratory in Tbilisi Komarov Physics-mathematical  Public School #199.
04/03/2014
First deputy Minister of Education and Science Ketevan Natriashvil and the Ministry staff held a meeting with the representatives of the World Bank.
04/03/2014
A meeting was held by Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Gharibashvili and Marie-Pierre Poirier, the UNICEF Regional Director for Central and Eastern Europe and the CIS in order to discuss the progress achieved in the implementation process of a joint action program.
03/03/2014
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Tamar Sanikidze visited children suffering from leukemia at Iashvili Central Hospital. Minister Sanikidze congratulated their mothers with the Mother’s Day, expressed her support and wished them a prompt recovery.
03/03/2014
Deputy Minister of Education Lia Gigauri and Director of Teachers Professional Development Center Gia Mamulashvili wished a happy Mother’s day to a teacher form Public School 180 who is a mother of a large family and presented gifts to her.
22/02/2014
A presentation of “Teacher’s Book”, an auxiliary textbook was held for teachers at Teacher House. Tamar Sanikidze, Minister of Education and Science and Gia Mamulashvili, Head of National Center for Teacher Professional Development introduced the textbook to the guests.
21/02/2014
A new school is being built in village Abano, Kareli Municipality. Tamar Sanikidze, Minister of Education, Davit Narmania, Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure and Paata Zakareishvili, Head of  the Office of   the State Minister of Georgia for Reconciliation and Civic Equality visited the site and met with the school representatives and the builders.
20/02/2014
Registration deadline for those who wish to pass examinations in the form of externat, was approved with the Order of Minister N170 of February 10, 2014. The period for registration starts on February 14, 2014 and ends on February 21, 2014. Period for examinations shall start on March 6, 2014 and last till March 21. 2014. 
19/02/2014
For the first time in Georgia, American universities together with Georgian state universities will carry out educational programs in engineering and natural sciences. Alumni shall receive diploma of an American university.
18/02/2014
A Memorandum of Cooperation was signed between LLC “Blood Bank” at Iashvili Children’s Central Hospital and the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia. Within the framework of the abovementioned Minister of Education Tamar Sanikidze and the Ministry staff  donated blood for the children (age: 0-8)suffering from leukemia and other severe pathologies.
17/02/2014
MCA-Georgia held a presentation of the project “Professional development of teachers and school principals and elaboration of class evaluation system” with the support of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia, The goal was to inform public, stakeholders, educational institutions, international, non-governmental  and donor organizations on MCA-Georgia general... Read More
17/02/2014
In response to the controversial statements spread in the Media, the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia would like to clarify that the Compact worth of 140 million USD was signed between the Government of Georgia and the USA MCC on the 26th of July.
11/02/2014
Tamar Sanikidze, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia held a working meeting with the journalists within the framework of the project “Good Governance in Georgia”. The Minister spoke about the plans and strategic directions for 2014 and ongoing projects.
10/02/2014
Competition “I am the Ombudsman” 2013 ended. Today, participants of the competition were awarded at Tbilisi Marriott. Tamar Sanikidze, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Ucha Nanuashvili, Ombudsman of Georgia and Thomas Hemmerberg, Special Representative of the EU in Georgia congratulated the finalists and awarded them.
08/02/2014
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Deputy Ministers, representatives of the Ministry and the UNICEF held a meeting with the journalists. The conference was arranged as a part of the UNICEF- funded project “New Challenges and Plans in Education System”.
06/02/2014
Concluding meeting on the changes in schooling age was held at the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia.
05/02/2014
The first donors coordination meeting of 2014was organized by the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia and  MCA-Georgia. The meeting was leaded by Tamar Sanikidze, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia.
04/02/2014
MCC Georgia made a presentation of the study findings on “Obstacles for participation in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics educational programs and study of employment market demands” in cooperation with IPM-Research. 
03/02/2014
Debates were held on “Vocational Education and Trainings in Georgia” with the support of the Ministry of Education and Science. The event was organized by International School of Economics at Tbilisi State University (ISET) in cooperation with Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.
03/02/2014
An electronic portal www.students.eqe.ge for students’ mobility for spring semester of the academic year 2013-2014 was opened today, at 11 a.m. Students will be able to make their choice till February 13, 18:30 p.m. 
02/02/2014
A working meeting was organized by Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the UNDP. A dialogue on the implementation and development of agrarian educational and consultation services was conducted between the stakeholders.
31/01/2014
Delegation of the Ministry of Education and Science of Armenia, headed by Minister Armen Ashotyan is visiting Georgia at the invitation of Tamar Sanikidze, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia.
30/01/2014
Tamar Sanikidze, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia and Stephen Haykin, USAID Mission Director in Georgia signed a Memorandum of Cooperation. Innovative approaches to reading and Maths teaching for primary level grades shall be implemented within the framework of the Memorandum.
29/01/2014
Textbooks have been written for the sewing sector of vocational education institutions within the Economic Prosperity Initiative (EPI) program of the USAID.
28/01/2014
Special Governmental Commission at the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure, working on the needs of affected population living in nearby villages of a demarcation line held a session.
26/01/2014
World Education Forum taking place since January 20 in London is over. Education leaders of the world and among them, the delegation of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia, had an opportunity to visit BETT Show at ExCel Centre.
26/01/2014
A working meeting on the topic of inclusive vocational education was organized at vocational college “Spectri”. First Deputy Minister of Education and Science Ketevan Natriashvili, directors of vocational colleges, field experts, stakeholders and the organizations participated in the meeting.
26/01/2014
A two-day Conference was held on the topic of strengthening social partnership in Georgia. The Conference was opened by First Deputy Minister Ketevan Natriashvili.
25/01/2014
The delegation of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia held a number of meetings in London as part  of the World Education Forum. Tamar Sanikidze held individual meetings with Education Ministers of different countries, experts of science management and professors in the field of pedagogical education. 
24/01/2014
World Education Forum 2014 is taking place in London from January 20. The Forum is attended by 133 delegations among them, 101 ministers of education. Minister of Education and Science of Georgia and Deputy Minister Lia Gigauri are attending the Forum. The visit was arranged by  the British Council.
23/01/2014
Irakli Silagadze was selected for the position of Head of Tsageri Educational Resource Center. Ketevan Shekiladze was selected for the position of Head of Terjola Educational Resource Center.
20/01/2014
Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) is starting the implementation of Civil Education Support Project with the support of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia. 
17/01/2014
New schools are being constructed in villages Mukhrani and Tsilkani of Mtskheta District. Today, Minister of Education and Science Tamar Sanikidze visited the site. 
14/01/2014
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Tamar Sanikidze wished a Happy New Year to teachers and this time, from a family of many children. Today, Minister of Education visited Lia Lomsadze, an English language teacher of Tbilisi Public School №47 and Ketevan Kupreishvili, a Maths teacher of Tbilisi Public School №195. They are mothers of many children. Tamar Sanikidze wished them... Read More
31/12/2013
Minister of Education and Science Tamar Sanikidze wished merry Christmas and a happy New Year to come to the pupils, their parents and teachers from №202 Public School, especially to the pupils with special educational needs and noted that the Ministry shall continue implementing important projects in future.
29/12/2013
Within “Inclusive Education Promotion Program” children suffering from leukemia are provided with educational services at Iashvili Children’s Central Hospital.
26/12/2013
A meeting was held at the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia. Minister of Education Tamar Sanikidze talked about accomplished projects and future plans and summarized the activities carried out by the Ministry during 2013.
24/12/2013
Inclusive education is declared as one of the major priorities by the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia. The Ministry has implemented a number of important projects.
23/12/2013
Today Minister of Education and Science Tamar Sanikidze opened 1st National Conference General Education in Georgia – Analysis and Prospects.
20/12/2013
With the initiative of the Minister of Justice, Public Service Hall shall start issuing ID cards free of charge.  Minister Tea Tsulukiani announced the initiative during the briefing at the Ministry of Justice.
20/12/2013
Today, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Tamar Sanikidze held a meeting with the students of Grigol Robakidze University. The meeting was conducted in the form of a lecture and dialogue with the initiative of the students from the Department of Journalism. 
20/12/2013
A conference “European vision of education quality assurance”was organized by National Center for Educational Quality Enhancement. The conference was opened by Deputy Minister Giorgi Sharvashidze.
19/12/2013
Education Management Information System of the Minister of Education and Science summed up the activities completed in 2013. First Deputy Minister of Education Ketevan Natriashvili attended the presentation.   
19/12/2013
A conference “Role of Private Sector in Vocational Education” was organized under the initiative of the Ministry of Education and Science and Vocational College “Spektri”.
18/12/2013
Organization of a common two-year master programme in three Georgian universities on European Integration and Employment Relations, EIGER shall start within Tempus/TASIS program. Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgian-American University and Caucasus University are target universities from Georgia.
17/12/2013
Today, Minister of Education and Science Tamar Sanikidze and Deputy Minister Lia Gigauri awarded successful graduates with Gold Medals within “Supporting Gifted and Talented Youth Program.” 780 Gold Medals and 1041 Silver Medals will be awarded in 2013 throughout Georgia.
16/12/2013
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Tamar Sanikidze visited a resource officer injured in the fire which occurred in Public School #158.
14/12/2013
Sulkhan Sisauri, Head of Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation awarded authors of innovative projects within the competition “Leonardo Da Vinci 2013”.
13/12/2013
Heating system has been installed in 57 schools in 2013. New heating system has been installed in 37 schools. The project is carried out in cooperation with the Ministry of Energy.
12/12/2013
Agricultural products, wine, wood and thick felt works made in the process of practical work by the students of vocational college “Aisi” were exhibited in the college.
12/12/2013
Three-minute films festival “The EU Reporter for a Day” award ceremony was organized with the initiative of the EU Delegation to Georgia and the support of the Ministry of Education and Science.
11/12/2013
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia is starting “Professional Orientation and Career-planning Program”. The Program intended for senior pupils of basic and secondary levels shall start from 2014.
10/12/2013
A play was performed by children with special educational needs and their peers at Nodar Dumbadze State Central Children’s Theatre. Little actors performed “Little Prince” and “Christmas Carol.” 
08/12/2013
A well-known French sommelier Marie Bordie is teaching aspects of wine service to the student of Kachreti Vocational College “Aisi” with the support of the French Embassy, French Institute in Georgia and the company GVS.
07/12/2013
Giga Umekashvili, Head of Educational and Scientific Infrastructure Development Agency made a presentation in village Abano, Kareli Municipality on the construction of a new school.
06/12/2013
The Ministry of Education and Science shall finance studies of the aggrieved students who live in nearby villages of the borderline. For this reason, Minister of Education and Science Tamar Sanikidze raised a question on the Government Session to pass amendments bill to the Law on Higher Education as soon as possible.
04/12/2013
Presentation was held on the Project “Comparative analysis of Georgian National Curriculum and Curricula of other Countries” implemented by National Curriculum Department of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia.
04/12/2013
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia continues the second phase of school principals’ certification – the interview.
04/12/2013
კონკურსში „ციფრული და მედია წიგნიერება სკოლაში“ მონაწილეობის მსურველთათვის პარასკევს 6 დეკემბერს 14:00 საათზე გაიმართება ონლაინ საკონსულტაციო... Read More
03/12/2013
December 3, Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Ketevan Natriashvili visited vocational college “Spektri” and met students with special educational needs .
03/12/2013
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia is announcing a competition to get funding for research projects.
02/12/2013
December 3 is an International Day for Persons with Disabilities. Paintings of pupils with special educational needs were exhibited in a “Special Gallery” opened in Tbilisi Public School #198. 
01/12/2013
Giga Umekashvili, Head of Educational and Scientific Infrastructure Development Agency of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia made a presentation on construction of Public Schools in villages Akhali Dioknisi and Samgereti.
30/11/2013
Minister of Educaiton and Science of Georgia Tamar Sanikidze, Minister of Education of AjaraTavamaishvili and Director of National Center for Teacher Professional Development Gia Mamulashvili opened a Teacher House in Batumi.
28/11/2013
National Center for Teacher Professional Development of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia arranged a two-day conference for teachers of foreign languages.
27/11/2013
National Center of Manuscripts issued a new album-catalogue of “The Knight in the Panther’s Skin”. The album is dedicated to the 300th anniversary of edition of a printed version of “The Knight in the Panther’s Skin.”
27/11/2013
Interns of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia were awarded with certificates. Students from various higher education institutions, Master students and alumni passed four-month internship at the Ministry and its agencies.
27/11/2013
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia visited village Ananuri Public School in Dusheti and held a meeting with teachers and administrative-technical staff.
26/11/2013
Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Lia Gigauri and Ambassador of the United States to Georgia Richard Norland opened a new school building in village Kvemo Nikozi.
23/11/2013
National Curriculum Development Department of the Ministry of Educaiton and Scinece of Georgia arranged a closing event of “Integration of Disaster Risk Reduction Component  in Education” – a grant project financed by the UNICEF.
21/11/2013
The EU-financed project “Quality Enhancement and Capacity-Building Programme in VET Sector of Georgia” has been running since 2012 with the initiative of National Center for Quality Enhancement of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia. Italian organization “IFOA” has been implementing the program.
20/11/2013
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia continues the second phase of school principals’ certification – the interview.
20/11/2013
Deputy Minister of Education and Science Tamaz Marsagishvili and Deputy State Minister on Diaspora Issues Mukhran Gulaghashvili visited Georgian schools in the villages Ititala, Aliabadi and Kakhingilo with compact settlements of Georgians in Kakhi, Zakatala and Belakani and handed over school textbooks and auxiliary teaching materials to the pupils.
16/11/2013
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Tamar Sanikidze held a meeting with informational-communication technologies (ICT) teachers of Mtskheta Municipality.
14/11/2013
Criminalistcis laboratory which has no analogy in Transcaucasia started in Georgian Technical University.
14/11/2013
Lira Ghurtskaia was selected for the position of Head of Tsalenjikha Resource Center.
14/11/2013
Representatives of Internal Audit Department of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia held a work meeting with structural units of the Ministry and Heads of Legal Entities of Public Law.
13/11/2013
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia continues the second phase of school principals’ certification – the interview.
13/11/2013
Working meeting of WorldSkills Georgia was held at Courtyard Marriot, organized by the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia, National Center for Educational Quality Enhancement and German Society for International Cooperation.
12/11/2013
For the first time in Georgia, the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia starts IT audit pilot project. The project is organized by Harmonization Center of the Ministry of Finance and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.
10/11/2013
Electronic document flow system – eflow is functioning at the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia. The Program facilitates the flow of documents among legal entities of public law, educational resource centers and public schools.
08/11/2013
Today, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Tamar Sanikidze held a meeting with students from Ilia State University. The meeting was organized within the Project “Independent Discussion” and with the initiative of the students.
08/11/2013
Irakli Zviadauri was selected for the position of Head of Daba Tianteti Resource Center and Gulnazi Aptsiauri – for the position of Head of Tetritskaro Educational Resource Center.
08/11/2013
Khatuna Khmaladze was selected for the position of the Head of Akhaltsikhe Resource Center.
08/11/2013
In order to provide the possibility of secondary enrollment for students, the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia announces the beginning of registration process from November 14 to November 20.