Brazilian Senator Cristovam Buarque is paying a visit to Georgia. In the scope of the visit, the Minister of Education and Science of Georgia hosted the Brazilian Senator and introduced him to Georgia’s current education reforms.
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini visited Kutaisi Zurab Zhvania School of Public Administration and met Armenian language public school principals of the Kvemo Kartli and Samtskhe Javakheti regions.
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini visiter Kutaisi Information Center and personally granted 1000 GEL vouchers to several applicants who are starting their vocational education.
The Minister, Dimitri Shashkini, together with the governor of Imereti, Lasha Makatsaria, and the Director of the National Center for Teacher Professional Development, Gia Mamulashvili, opened a new Teacher’s House in Kutaisi.
The registration of potential students of vocational education institutions continues. Today, First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Koka Sepherteladze and Minister of Health and Labor Zurab Tchiaberashvili visited vocational college “Ikarosi” and personally granted vouchers to brothers Davit and Konstantine from socially vulnerable family.
Students of Tbilisi Classical Gymnasium attended a public lecture delivered by chair of the Supreme Court and presentation of the online game “Court” as a part of the Civic Education Development program.
The National Democratic Institute has
conducted research in Georgia, which found that 46% of the Georgian population thinks that the level of education in the
country has increased. 71% of the respondents consider that questions of
education are actively discussed by politicians.
Higher educational institutions
of Georgia have joined the Anti-Drug Campaign. Today, the student-government of
Georgian Technical University (GTU) held the campaign “Sport vs Drugs” in the
yard of administrative building of GTU.
The registration process for the students’ summer employment program
“Summer Jobs” is going to be closed. Although the registration process was planned to last untill April 20, all vacant positions were filled on the first day of registration.
Voucher based financing will
start from March 19. Volunteers willing to acquire vocational education will be
granted with vouchers in the amount of 1000GEL and opportunity to study at
preferred educational institutions.
Mikheil Saakashvili met with students of higher and
vocational education institutions and discussed with them the importance of
students’ employment project. The President also highlighted the importance of the voucher based financing system of vocational education.