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27/04/2013
Today, winners of VII International Young Inventors Project Olympiad were awarded at the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia. The Olympiad was organized by “Chaghlar” Educational Institutions, 272 pupils from 27 countries participated in the Olympiad with 125 projects.
26/04/2013
Today Head of Administration of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia Levan Keburia and Head of Georgian Table Tennis Federation Kakhaber Gugushvili  signed a memorandum of cooperation at 176 Public school.
26/04/2013
Today, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili met with 30 winners of VII International Young Inventors Project Olympiad. The winners represented 27 countries. Minister congratulated the winners – VII-VII graders, gifted with inventing and creative talents and wished them all the success.
26/04/2013
Project group of HMC (Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference) held the  first selection contest. 10 winner pupils and one teacher will travel to the UK in May, 2013 to pass one-year course in a British school. Today, Head of Administration of the Ministry of Education and Science Levan Keburia awarded the candidates with Certificates.
25/04/2013
Within the framework of Civic Education and Teacher Training Program, online conference was held at Multimedia Education Center. The topic of the conference concerned pupils’ civic participation and role of the youth in the process of formation of a democratic state.
22/04/2013
Please see the list of applicants eligible for the third stage of the job contest for the vacant position of Head of resource Center in the  attached file.
22/04/2013
A new physiological center started to operate with the initiative of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia and based in the Office of Resource Officers of Educational Institutions. Today, Minister Giorgi Margvelashvili introduced the project to the journalists.
19/04/2013
After appealing the results of the job contest by 47 contestants, the conditions of 19 of them have changed. The results were changed for the similar kind of appeals. According to the updated information, 29 applicants are to be interviewed.
16/04/2013
Aluda Goglichirdze, Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Philip Dimitrov, Head of EU Delegation to Georgia, Canan Atilgan, Director of  Konrad Adenauer Foundation South Caucasus, representatives from the Ministries of Education of Armenia and Azerbaijan summarized the outcomes of “Democracy Starts with You!”, the project worth of 1,8 million Euro.
15/04/2013
Today, The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Giorgi Margvelashvili, and Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, Tara D. Sonenshine, signed Memorandum of Cooperation. Before signing the memorandum, Tara Sonenshine and US Ambassador to Georgia, Richard Norland held a meeting with the Minister and discussed future plans.
12/04/2013
The first Internet consultation was carried out on April 12, 2013 within the framework of “Partners in Education – Georgian Forum 2013”. School principals, teachers,  representatives from the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia and partners of the Project participated in the competition “Partners in Education – Georgian Forum 2013” from more... Read More
12/04/2013
Giorgi Margvelashvili, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia and Kareli Majoritarian MP Leri Khabalovi held a meeting with the pupils and teachers of Kareli Public School 2 regarding free textbooks and got familiar with the conditions in the school. 
12/04/2013
Program on Teaching Georgian as a foreign language is being developed at the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia. This will be an innovative program with its content for the language education system. 
11/04/2013
Within the framework of the project “Georgian Government for Open Governance”, Giorgi Margvelashvili, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia,” held a meeting with journalists and answered their questions.
10/04/2013
Giorgi Margvelashvili, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia and Rustavi Majoritarian MP Zviad Dzidziguri visited public school 21 in Rustavi and held a meeting with parents and pupils regarding school textbooks.
08/04/2013
2084 public schools and 650 thousand pupils shall receive school textbooks free of charge for the school year 2013-2014. Today, Minister Giorgi Margvelashvili announced the news regarding free textbooks at Public School 145 while meeting with the pupils of this school.
02/04/2013
Seminars will be held for sports teachers of public schools in several cities of Georgia. Knowledge gained at the seminars will help the teachers to teach volleyball using easier rules. The seminars will be conducted by Prof. František Táborský, international expert in volleyball from University of Prague.
01/04/2013
Giorgi Margvelashvili, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia visited Pasanauri Public School and handed computers to the school as a present. The Minister met with pupils and teachers, informed them on ongoing novelties and future plans, and expressed his interest in school condition and existing problems in the school.
29/03/2013
As Tamar Kintsurashvili, Head of Inter-Agency Commission for Free and Fair Elections stated, United National Movement provided the Commission with the information on impediments they have experienced in the process of formation of district commissions during the by-elections in Nadzaladevi district.
28/03/2013
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia defined 60 points as minimum competency level for the vacancy of Head of Educational Resource Center announced by the Ministry.  
28/03/2013
Language Policy Unit of Council of Europe represents a Unit implementing various activities to encourage multilingual education in European Educational Space. Language Policy Unit has conducted comparative analysis of primary level national curricula of member states in 2012-2013.
27/03/2013
For the year 2013-2016 and 3 standardized instruments of identifying educational needs was held at the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia.
25/03/2013
Discussion of new Draft Strategy and Action Plan on Vocational Education is under way at the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia. Working meeting with representatives of up to 30 higher educational institutions was held today.
25/03/2013
20 public schools were affected by natural disaster throughout Georgia. In most cases, the roofs of the schools were partially or wholly destroyed by strong wind and windows were broken. This morning, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Giorgi Margvelashvili, visited #1 Public School in village Mukhrani and gathered information about the damages caused by the wind.
22/03/2013
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia announces beginning of registration of first graders for the year 2013-2014 from April 1, 2013. Parents are able to take their children to school from the age of 5 in case if a child reaches the age by September 15.
21/03/2013
New textbook “Georgian Language for children of preschool level belonging to ethnic minority groups” was published for ethnic minority kindergartens. The publication includes a workbook and an album together with methodological textbook for kindergarten teachers with supplementary audio material.
19/03/2013
Today, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili met with students and professors of Iakob Gogebashvili Telavi State University.
18/03/2013
The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashivli held a meeting with the ambassadors accredited in Georgia, representatives of diplomatic corps and non-governmental organizations. The meeting was arranged with the initiative of the Minister.
15/03/2013
Second phase of the contest announced by The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia for the position of Head of Resource Center begins.
14/03/2013
First phase of the contest announced by The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia for the position of Head of Resource Center is over.  
14/03/2013
National Curriculum Department of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia made a presentation on new maths handbooks for I and II grades.
12/03/2013
School district, a new unit will be set up with the initiative of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia. School district will unite several schools. According to the new model, a new self governing unit will be included in decentralized management of schools. Today, Minister Giorgi Margvelashvili introduced the new model to the journalists.
11/03/2013
Second enlarged meeting held for the introduction of new draft strategy and action plan on vocational education was held at the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia.
11/03/2013
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili and First Deputy Minister Tamar Sanikidze met with teachers of Dusheti Public School 2 and introduced the changes in reimbursement rules that have entered into force since the beginning of the year 2013.
09/03/2013
Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Aluda Goglichidze held a work meeting in Ozurgeti with principals of public schools, teachers, staff of Resource Centers and parents.
08/03/2013
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia congratulates women with March 8 - Women’s Day and wishes all the success to all women and especially teachers.
07/03/2013
The Special Committee  reviewing cases of persons dismissed for political reasons from Resource Centers and public schools, proved the fact of dismissal of three teachers for political reasons. All of them were restored on their respective positions.
07/03/2013
Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Ketevan Natriashvili and Jorg Oelschlager, Director of GIZ Private Sector Development Programme opened a wine laboratory in Kachreti Vocational College.  
06/03/2013
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Giorgi Margvelashvili met 34 pupils from village Gamarjveba Pirveli in Gardabani Municipality. These are the pupils who go to Rustavi public schools 2, 11 and 16. They will be provided with school bus from now on.
04/03/2013
Special committee was set up at the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia in order to enhance accessibility to vocational education. The Committee is comprised of representatives from different governmental, non-governmental organizations and sector specialists.
02/03/2013
The Georgian School Students Unions Alliance held the first general assembly in Ilia Vekua Public School 42. 35 Pupils from different regions of Georgia took part in the Assembly.
01/03/2013
MCC continues pre-tender consultation meetings with the aim of developing Education System of Georgia. Millennium Challenge Corporation has selected Georgia as authorized country of the second five-year compact.
01/03/2013
Another work meeting of Special Committee reviewing cases of persons employed in Education System of Georgia and dismissed for political reasons was held at the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia. 30 initial applications were reviewed at the meeting.
27/02/2013
Another work meeting of Special Committee reviewing cases of individuals dismissed from schools and Higher Educational Institutions for political reasons was held at the Ministry. Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili took part in the meeting and got familiar with the results of the working process.
27/02/2013
Initial discussion of new draft strategy on vocational education was held at the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia. The meeting was held in the framework of the EU financed project “Quality Enhancement and Capacity Building Support Programme in VET Sector of Georgia”.
27/02/2013
Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Ketevan Natriashvili attended a Forum of Private Colleges held by “Private Colleges Association of Georgia” at Business Academy of Georgia
22/02/2013
Staff of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia participated in a blood donation day announced by City Station for Blood Donation. The Ministry’s staff expressed their compassion towards those people who are in need of help.
21/02/2013
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Giorgi Margvealshvili awarded 119 beneficiaries of the Program “Georgian Language for Future Success". These are the beneficiaries who have successfully finished two semesters.
20/02/2013
National Curriculum Department of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia with the support of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and Organization “Save the Children”, has published a guidebook for teachers: “Inclusive Education – Sport for pupils with special needs”.
19/02/2013
Within the framework of the Project ““School accessibility” 140 public schools throughout Georgia will be provided with schools buses from March 2013.  
19/02/2013
Budget of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia of the year 2013 provides for considerable increase of teachers’ salaries by 26%-59%. Today, First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Tamar Sanikidze held a meeting with financial managers of all resource centers and gave detailed explanation on the changes in rules of paying salaries.
18/02/2013
Computer program KCFE will be implemented in Georgian schools with the aim of popularizing chess among teenagers. Today, a well-known chess player and a world champion Garry Kasparov made a presentation of the program and a lesson in Tbilisi Experimental School №1.
15/02/2013
National Center for Educational Quality Enhancement of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia with the support of  the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ -Deutsche GesellschaftfürInternationale  Zusammenarbeit), held an opening of national competition of the project WorldSkills Georgia in a conference hall of “Didube Plaza”. 
15/02/2013
Special Commission scrutinizing applications of the persons dismissed on political grounds from public schools and resource centers held a work meeting on February 14, 2013. The Commission held a hearing of applications submitted to the Ministry as a reply to deficiency letters sent to the applicants.
13/02/2013
Representatives of Georgian Tennis Federation held a presentation on School Tennis Program at the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia. The presentation was attended by directors and sport teachers of 26 public schools.
13/02/2013
Selection phase of the internship competition announced by the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia has ended. Selected applicants are asked to come to the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia on Monday, February 18, 2013, 10:00 a.m. and have an ID card with them.
12/02/2013
Members of the Commission scrutinizing cases of the persons dismissed on political grounds from public schools and resource centers, continue regular meetings with the representatives of educational sphere and the mass media.
08/02/2013
Today, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili and First Deputy Minister Tamar Sanikidze held a meeting with teachers of Tbilisi schools in Teacher’s House. The aim of the meeting was to introduce ongoing reforms and future plans to the teachers.
08/02/2013
Millennium Account Corporation (MCC) has selected Georgia as eligible to develop a second MCC Compact in December 2011. The goal of the Compact will be to reduce poverty through economic growth by improving the quality of human capital in Georgia.
08/02/2013
Meeting of the representative of educational sphere and members of the Commission reviewing the cases of persons who were unfairly dismissed on political grounds is due on February 12th, 2013 at 12:00.
08/02/2013
Special Commission scrutinizing applications of the persons dismissed on political grounds from public schools and resource centers is giving clarification for the public, as the burden of proof is directed towards the author in order to present and prove facts.
07/02/2013
First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Tamar Sanikidze held a work meeting with majoritarian MPs of Georgian Parliament.
06/02/2013
First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Tamar Sanikidze visited a public school in village Bogvi, Tetritskaro municipality. Tamar Sanikidze met 120 pupils who are served with a new bus to reach the school.
05/02/2013
Within the framework of the Project “Democracy starts with you!”, South Caucasus Youth Parliament convened a session in Tsaghkadzor, Armenia. The event was attended by Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Aluda Goglichidze and Minister of Education and Science of Armenia Armen Ashotyan.
02/02/2013
School-leaving exams 2012-2013 will be conducted in two stages according to model 4+4 in general education schools of Georgia. Lia Gigauri, Head of the Department for General Education Management and Development has introduced the new model to heads of Resource Centers of Imereti, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti.
01/02/2013
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia with the support of US Agency for International Development (USAID) is carrying out primary education project (G-PriEd) “Teachers’ Professional Development Program for Georgian and Math teachers of primary schools (I-VI grades).
01/02/2013
With the initiative of the Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia and with the support of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia and UNDP, up to 900 tractor operators will be retrained during the period of 35 days at state vocational colleges of Kachreti, Akhaltsikhe, Ambrolauri, Kobuleti, Ozurgeti, Senaki, Gori and Didi Jikhaishi.
01/02/2013
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili paid an official visit to the Great Britain with the aim of participating in Education World Forum (EWF). The abovementioned Forum was attended by Education Ministers from almost every country of the world.
31/01/2013
Work meetings at the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia continue. Today, Deputy Minister Aluda Goglichidze and other representatives of the Ministry held a meeting with heads of Math and IT departments of public schools.
30/01/2013
Head of State Commission on Education and Science Reforms, Giorgi Dvali and members of the State Commission held a meeting with Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Aluda Goglichidze.
29/01/2013
The second phase of the internship competition announced by The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia has ended. The Commission determined minimum 65 points necessary for the applicants to move on to the next stage.
29/01/2013
It is noteworthy that UNESCO has declared 2013 the jubilee year of Ekvtime Takaishvili. The current year coincides with 150th anniversary of Ekvtime Takaishvili’s day of birth. The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia is proposing two types of competitions to the schools: A project competition: “What we know about Ekvtime Takaishvili” and a competition of blogs on... Read More
28/01/2013
830 notices were submitted to the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia and relevant Resource centers till the deadline - January 14, 2013 for Special Commission set up at the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia which scrutinizes written notices of the persons of public schools and resource centers who were dismissed on political grounds.
28/01/2013
School-leaving exams 2012-2013 will be conducted in two stages according to model 4+4 in general education schools of Georgia. The first stage starts on February 15 and ends on March 1, 2013 and the period for the second stage is from May 20 to May 29, 2013.
25/01/2013
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia is starting the process of implementation of inclusive education in vocational education with the support of the Ministry of Education and Research of Norway.
24/01/2013
Today, a work meeting was held at the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia with heads of the school department of Georgian Language and Literature. Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Aluda Goglichidze and other representatives of the Ministry had a meeting with the representatives of school departments of Tbilisi public schools.
24/01/2013
Georgian team won first place in Mathematics, Physics and Informatics in the 9th International Zhautikov Olympiad held in Alma-Ata, Kazakhstan.  Seniors from Physics and Math Komarov Public School 199 of Tbilisi, Ilia Vekua Public School 42 of Tbilisi, Physics and Math Andria Razmadze Public School of Kutaisi and Private Demirel College of Tbilisi participated in the Olympiad.
23/01/2013
Today, Nada Marasovic, Deputy Representative, UNICEF and Philippe Testot-Ferry, UNICEF Education Advisor held a meeting with Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Aluda Goglichidze and other representatives from the Ministry.
23/01/2013
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia has launched a new project “School Accessibility”. The aim of the program is to provide schools with buses for those pupils who have to walk long distances to reach schools.
22/01/2013
Within the framework of the Government of Georgia - UNICEF Programme of Cooperation for the period 2011 - 2015, from 22 – 23 January 2013 UNICEF in close partnership with the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia is organizing a workshop on a ten determinant analysis in general education.
21/01/2013
Today, Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Aluda Goglichidze together with MP Davit Lortkipanidze visited a public school in the vlg. Makelefoni, Vani Municipality.
21/01/2013
Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Aluda Goglichidze held the first work meeting in Vani Municipality. Deputy Minister had a meeting with public school principals, teachers, representatives from educational resource centers and parents.
18/01/2013
The first phase of the internship contest announced by The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia has ended. The second phase – testing will be held at Teacher’s House (address: 1, Gmir Kursantta Str.).
18/01/2013
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia is announcing a contest for the position of Head of Resource Center. The contest is announced in several regions of Georgia. For detailed information please see the attached file in Georgian language containing job description for the position.
18/01/2013
Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Aluda Goglichidze together with head of civil group of the Department of National Curriculum Tea Karchava held a meeting with the representatives of EUROCLIO (European Association of History Educators) and heads of Association of Georgian History Educators – a member organization of EUROCLIO.
17/01/2013
Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Aluda Goglichidze and other representatives of the Ministry continue work meetings. For the first time a meeting was held with heads of primary grade departments of public schools.
17/01/2013
Meeting of working group was held at the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia in the framework of “EU technical support program “Quality Enhancement and Capacity Building in VET sector”.
16/01/2013
Members of the Commission which studies the cases of the staff members of public schools and resource centers who were unfairly dismissed on political grounds, held a meeting with the representatives working in educational sphere and mass media.
10/01/2013
Special commission at the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia investigating cases of staff members of public schools and resource centers dismissed on political grounds. The Ministry would like to inform the public that deadline for submission of written notices is January 14, 2013. Submission will not be possible from January 15, 2013.
09/01/2013
First on-line encyclopedia on Georgian manuscript culture was created. Presentation of the project was held at National Center of Manuscripts. The Encyclopedia about Georgian manuscript traditions can be found on the following web-page: www.georgica.ac.ge
28/12/2012
Financing allocated for student grants for the year 2013 has increased. The abovementioned change has made it possible for the students to take full BA courses (4 years) in 14 specialities at state higher education institutions. Deputy Minister Davit Zurabishvili held a briefing on the topic.    
28/12/2012
Gia Dvali, Head of State Commission on Education and Science Reforms and members of the Commission held a working meeting at National Center for Educational Quality Management.
28/12/2012
Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Ketevan Natriashvili awarded students of EMIS (Education Management Information System) vocational education institution with certificates and prizes.
28/12/2012
Essay competition in the subject “World Culture” has ended. Head of Department of National Curriculum Natia Jokhadze awarded the winners with diplomas and prizes.
28/12/2012
Today, Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Aluda Goglichidze held a meeting with school principals of Tbilisi public schools. Main topic of the meeting was to familiarize with current situation in the public schools and discuss the novelties already implemented in general education and the activities planned for future.  
27/12/2012
Deputy Minister Aluda Goglichidze, head of Commission investigating cases of staff members of public schools and resource centers who were dismissed on political grounds, made a report for the society.
26/12/2012
The role of libraries in school life is increasing. For the first time today, Deputy Minister Aluda Goglichidze held a meeting with up to 200 librarians of public schools and discussed vision of the Ministry on new activities of school libraries.
26/12/2012
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili has summarized past three months of work of the Ministry. He made a detailed report for the journalists and talked about the innovations planned for 2013.
26/12/2012
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia is carrying out two important projects with the support of the Ministry of Education and Research of Norway and “Save the Children”. These projects are: Education Reform for the Deaf and Strengthening of University Component”.
25/12/2012
Disputes of those persons who were unfairly dismissed on political grounds are under consideration at the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia. Another meeting of the commission was held in the Ministry today.