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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.
25/12/2012
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili and Head of Office of Resource Officers of Educational Institutions Levan Abashidze awarded school students – winners of sketch competition.
25/12/2012
Deputy Minister Aluda Goglichidze and other representatives from the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia held a meeting with heads of teachers’ councils of Tbilisi Schools.
24/12/2012
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia with the financial and methodological support of the Ministry of Education and Research of Norway is starting the process of implementation of inclusive education in the system of vocational education.
21/12/2012
Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Tamar Sanikidze held a briefing regarding the issues of the budget for the year 2012 and changes to the project of the budget for 2013.
21/12/2012
Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Ketevan Natriashvili together with director of Teachers’ Professional Development Center opened a conference for teachers of VET institutions.
21/12/2012
Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Aluda Goglichidze awarded winner students of International Olympiads Jemal Shengelia, Giorgi Kobakhidze, Sergi Chalauri, Saba Kharabadze, Giorgi Gonashvili, Jimsher Skhirtladze and Nikoloz Svanidze with money prizes.  
20/12/2012
Discussion on a renewed concept of Teachers’ Professional Development Center was held at Teacher’s House. Director of the Center and consultants introduced planned projects and activities to the teachers and listened to their ideas.
19/12/2012
Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Aluda Goglichidze together with other representatives from the Ministry introduced innovations planned in the system to member parents of School boards and parent committees of Tbilisi schools.
18/12/2012
Today, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili met about 40 professors from the initiative group of persons unfairly dismissed for political reasons.
18/12/2012
Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia and UNICEF are jointly implementing a project on “Providing accessibility, quality and equality of education in Georgian educational system”. One of the main components of parent engagement in the process of education is to develop a strategy.
17/12/2012
Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Mr. Aluda Goglichidze and other representatives from the Ministry held a meeting with the exchange program group of “Project Harmony” (PH International) from Macedonia.
14/12/2012
A coordinating meeting was held regarding the issues of funding vocational education. Representatives of state and private colleges, professional unions, employment associations, the ministry and international organizations attended the meeting.
14/12/2012
Educational specialists working in non-governmental sector were involved in the process of textbooks’ approval. According to the decision of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia, in a commission on textbooks’ approval non-governmental sector will be represented with a considerable proportion along with the representatives of the Ministry.
14/12/2012
A meeting held in the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia today, December 14, was dedicated to the issues of determining educational policy course, informational decision-making, exchanging statistical data among structural units of the Ministry and studying labor market demands.
13/12/2012
The European Union (EU) and the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia presented a joint project  in the hotel “Vere Palace” on the topic – “program for quality enhancement and reinforcement of opportunities in the sector of vocational education in Georgia”.
13/12/2012
Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia with the support of Agency for International development (USAID) is implementing Georgia Primary Education Project (G-Pried) “Teacher Professional Development Project for Georgian Language and Math teachers (1-6 grades).
12/12/2012
Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Mr. Aluda Goglichidze and other representatives of the Ministry had a meeting with the representatives of pupils’ self-government bodies from Tbilisi and other regions, members of school civic clubs and winners of school Olympiads and tournaments.’
11/12/2012
A Conference on “WorldSkills Georgia for Quality Vocational Education” was held today in “Courtyard Marriot”. The conference aims at developing and improving quality of vocational education in Georgia as well as bringing it closer to international standards.
07/12/2012
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia  will start reorganization of Educational Resource Centers. Deputy Minister Mr. Aluda Goglichidze held a briefing on this issue.
27/11/2012
A conference “Involvement of Private Sector in Georgian Vocational Education System” was held today in vocational college “Spektri”. The conference was organized within the framework of German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ PSDP Georgia).
12/11/2012
The minister of education and science Giorgi margvelashvili introduced another initiative  regarding exclusion of 10-12- grade students from public schools.
09/11/2012
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia  Giorgi Margvelashvili called pupils of public schools of Georgia to be involved in the competition organized by Office of Resource Officers. Pupils have to paint  favorable previews of a new uniform.
02/11/2012
Mineister of Education and Science of Georgia made a report for the public on one-week activities conducted at the Ministry.
30/10/2012
Large numbers of letters are received by Minister of Education and Science from teachers, lecturers, school principals and from those representatives working in the system of education who were dismissed in different periods.
29/10/2012
Considering the special interest of school leavers, teachers and the society, Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia has developed a new model of school leaving procedure in the shortest period.
05/10/2012
Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia congratulates you with Teacher’s Day. We wish you all the success! Quality of education determines country’s success and that is why each and all of us have to put our effort in better future!
29/09/2012
Newly opened Technological University of Batumi hosted a forum. The participants of the forum included successful Georgian scientists working abroad and 80 researchers working in Georgia. 
28/09/2012
From now on  school busses will serve  public schools in four  villages of  Khashuri  municipality. Children living in villages Khtsisi, Kriskhevi, Mitsobi and Osiauri, used to walk to school of Khtsisi  for years.
27/09/2012
The final round of international competition “Leonardo Da Vinci 2012” was held. It was initiated by President of Georgia. The most innovative works were exhibited in Expo-Georgia Pavilion.
26/09/2012
Modern-standard vocational College was opened in Gldani. The initiative of building a college belongs to President of Georgia and it will function under the patronage of the President.
26/09/2012
The Teacher’s House offers a new service to teachers – Skype consultation. Minister of Education and Science and Director of National Centre For Teacher Professional Development attended a consultation process today
14/09/2012
In the 2012 academic year, 83 “Future Classes” will be opened throughout Georgia. Multifunctional “future classrooms” will be opened in every public school of major cities. Today the minister of Education and Science of Georgia Khatia Dekanoidze visited a new “future classroom” in public school #24.
13/09/2012
2012-2013 academic year 41 272, first graders and 3078 of their teachers will receive net books. Distribution of computers is taking place all throughout Georgia which is processing by Georgian Post.
12/09/2012
The Ministry of Education and Science announced the new deadline for registration in professional programs at the 4th and 5th levels. The registration will be completed on September 20th instead of the 15th which will help contribute to everyone registering for his or her desired vocational program.      
12/09/2012
Georgian President Mikeil Saakashvili held a meeting with certified teachers at Gldani vocational college today. At the meeting, Saakashvili spoke about the coming changes in the education system, which are set to occur in the future
12/09/2012
A few days before the beginning of the new academic year The Minister of Education and Science held a meeting with teachers of public school #3 in Chiatura. During the meeting the Minister discussed the current reforms in the education system.
10/09/2012
For the students who had passed the minimum competency level in 4 exams (3 necessary and 1 optional), it is now possible to make a new choice and become a student despite the level of competition.
08/09/2012
24,000 students who applied to universities have passed the United National Examinations in 2012. Due to the high level of competition within the full range of programs, some students who passed the fixed limits and got high scores could not apply. Accordingly, there are vacancies in different universities throughout Georgia.
08/09/2012
The Rotary Club “Tbilisi International” was created in 2009, and today is a member of the World’s Rotary Clubs system, which is composed of more than 34,000 clubs. The aim of the movement is to participate in humanitarian activities throughout the world.
07/09/2012
The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Khatia Dekanoidze met with US Senator John McCain, Joseph Lieberman and Lindsey Graham. The Minister took them on a tour of Batumi International Technological University.
06/09/2012
The ministry of Education and Science has defined new deadlines for mobility. Based on the order of the Ministry of Education and Science about “determination of students’ mobility”, it can be accomplished twice per calendar year, from June 15th to September 11th, and from December 25th to January 20th.
05/09/2012
The Ministry of Education and Science announced the new deadline for registration in professional programs at the 4th and 5th levels. The registration will be completed on September 20th instead of the 15th which will help contribute to everyone registering for his or her desired vocational program.       
05/09/2012
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia would like to make a clarification regarding the claim of delegate Dimitri Lortkipanidze that was spread by the agency “Pirveli” about the first term for the registration of a child in General Education Institutions, defined from April 2nd to June 17th, 2012.
05/09/2012
For the first time, textbooks will be sold in 400 public schools throughout Georgia this year. The books will be distributed in such a way that the children from neighboring schools will have the opportunity to buy books as well.
04/09/2012
On September 4th The Ministry of Education and science held a meeting with the entrants who hadn’t passed the 2012 National Exams and therefore were not able to become students.
04/09/2012
Today, the Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Khatia Dekanoidze was in the Kaxeti region. She met with the students from the families who were victims of natural disasters and informed them that all of their learning fees will be fully funded by the Government.
03/09/2012
Certificate exams for 2012 are over. This year, certificates will be given to approximately 8000 teachers, which is 2.5 times more than last year. The teachers will be able to see their results using their 9-digit identification code on the following websites: www.naec.ge, www.tpde.ge.
03/09/2012
Autumn registration in vocational education has begun throughout Georgia. Volunteers willing to acquire vocational education will be granted vouchers in the amount of 1000 GEL and will have the opportunity to study at preferred educational institutions.
03/09/2012
The Georgian president’s “Supporting Gifted and Talented Youth program” continues with the Ministry of Education and Science passing out gold and silver medals to excellent school-graduates.
31/08/2012
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25/08/2012
The final results of the 2012 National Exams have been announced. In the 2012-2013 school year 24,501 entrants became students. The above mentioned is a 5% percent increase compared to last year.
23/08/2012
The 2012-2013 academic year will begin on September 17th in all public schools throughout Georgia. Schools are already preparing for the starting of classes, planning to pick up where they left off.
23/08/2012
The memorandum signed between The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia and Armenia announced vacancies for masters and PHD programs in higher education institutions of Armenia
21/08/2012
The Summer Job Program for students, initiated by the Georgian President, is now over. Today President Saakashvili addressed the participants of the program in Anaklia, making remarks on their prospective futures and drawing attention to additional educational programs.
20/08/2012
Regarding the “School Safety Program,” the Ministry of Education and Science announced  vacancies for resource officer positions in the following regions: Marneuli, Bolnisi, Gardabani, Dmanisi, Tsalka and Tetritskaro.
10/07/2012
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Khatia Dekanoidze has started holding introductory meetings with teachers of Tbilisi and regions. During the meetings, Minister discusses the current reforms in the education system.
05/07/2012
Teachers took a test in professional skills as a part of the certification exams. The certification exams started on July 2th. Out of 40 000 registered teachers, 32 000 took a test in professional skills.
04/07/2012
The President of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili, introduced a new Minister – Ms. Khatia Dekanoidze to the Ministry’s staff. The President wished a success to a newly appointed Minister and highlighted an importance of continuation of the ongoing reforms in education sphere.
03/07/2012
Memorandum of understanding was signed between Tbilisi Open Teaching University and Gori State University. The memorandum envisaged the development of joint academic and professional programs;
02/07/2012
From July 1 student’s discount cards “Make Your Life Easier” have been activated. Students can obtain the cards at Public Service Halls and local agencies of civil registry. The concept of students’ discount cards was initiated by the President of Georgia. Any student of authorized higher education institutions can become a holder of the student’s discount... Read More
02/07/2012
Today Teachers Certification Exams have started with the exam in Professional Skills. Head of National Examination Center Khatia Dekanoidze and Director of National Center for Teacher Professional Development Gia Mamulashvili accompanied one of the eldest teachers participating in the exams Lili Kukhaleishvili to the examination center and observed the examination process.
01/07/2012
First Deputy Minister, Koka Sepherteladze together with the representatives of local government observed a construction site of a new school in the village of Nijgori.
30/06/2012
Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Irine Kurdadze and General Director of Shota Rustaveli Science Foundation, Sulkhan Sisauri observed works of the participants of “Georgian Calligraphy” exhibition.
30/06/2012
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini visited the school children of Buckswood summer school. 150 school children are improving their English language knowledge, participating in cultural activities and having a rest. These schools students are the winners of the national school Olympiads.
30/06/2012
School Resource Officers met with school students of Telavi. The meeting was also attended by their parents and teachers as well as local journalists.
29/06/2012
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia, the National Center of Manuscripts and Tbilisi Cultural Events Center are jointly organizing Georgian Script Festival. The First Deputy Minister, Koka Sepherteladze opened a festival today.