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22/10/2013
Kakhaber Kupatadze was selected for the position of the Head of Tkibuli Resource Center.
21/10/2013
University entrants who were able to pass minimum competency level in National Unified Examinations 2013 but were not enrolled on any educational program in accordance with a ranking document, are able to register again from October 21 until November 3, 2013  on the following web-site  http://registration.emis.ge/index.php?module=naec.  
21/10/2013
Manana Nadibaidze was selected for the position of the Head of Akhmeta Resource Center.
20/10/2013
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia has started a large scale project which envisages organization of visits in order to make presentations on current and planned projects.
19/10/2013
Today, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Tamar Sanikidze and CEO of State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) Rovnag Abdullayev have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with the aim of implementing joint projects.
18/10/2013
Merab Migineishvili was selected for the position of the Head of Abasha Resource Center.
18/10/2013
Many important projects have been implemented in terms of inclusive education since 2013, among them is access to quality education for blind and visually impaired children.
18/10/2013
School librarian standard for public as well as private school librarians was created by National Curriculum Department of the Ministry of Education and Science. Presentation on the topic was made by Natia Jokhadze, Head of National Curriculum Department.
18/10/2013
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Tamar Sanikidze attended a seminar held in the framework of Millennium Challenge Account – Georgia” (MCA-Georgia).
17/10/2013
Zurab Kareli was selected for the position of the Head of Gori Resource Center.
17/10/2013
October 17, 2013 -Testing of approximately 15000 applicants registered on vocational programs is under way in all Examination Centers throughout Georgia. First Deputy Minister Ketevan Natriahsvili held a briefing and called on the applicants to come to the Examination Centers on time and pass the test.
16/10/2013
Today, Minister of Education and Science Tamar Sanikidze, Deputy Minister Lia Gigauri and other representatives of the Ministry visited public schools of the villages Dvani and Takhtidziri.
16/10/2013
Darejan Niguriani was selected for the position of the Head of Daba Mestia Educational Resource Center.
15/10/2013
Kakhaber Rekhviashvili was selected for the position of the Head of Ambrolauri Resource Center.
15/10/2013
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia is to implement unprecedented project- construction of nine new schools in different regions shall start from November 2013.
15/10/2013
Within the framework of the project “Autumn Lectures in Tbilisi”, professors of German Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine will deliver lectures at Georgian Technical University during the period of October 12-26.
08/10/2013
First Deputy Minister of Education and Science Ketevan Natriashvili and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Lithuania in Georgia, H.E. Jonas Paslauskas visited Lithuanian Language Center at Georgian Technical University together with representatives of the Sejm.
07/10/2013
Inclusive education teachers’ training was held at National Center for Teacher Professional Development. Teachers from Tbilisi and the regions attended the training.
05/10/2013
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia arranged a ceremony at National Center for Teacher Professional Development on October 5. The event was attended by up to 100 teachers from Tbilisi and the regions, their trainers and authors of magazine “Mastsavlebeli”.
04/10/2013
Within the framework of “Inclusive Education Support Program”, integrated class will start at Tbilisi public schools 64 and 166 for elementary level pupils with sensory (hearing) and autism spectrum disorders.
04/10/2013
Today, Deputy Minister of Education and Science and a member of Interagency Commission, Lia Gigauri visited the villages located near demarcation line, namely villages Kveshi, Ditsi and Ergneti.
03/10/2013
Governmental Commission was set up to respond to the needs of residents of the villages located near the demarcation line. The decision on setting up the Commission was made during the Government Session on October 1.
01/10/2013
Representatives of National Association of School Resource Officers are visiting Georgia. Georgian Resource Officers and psychologists are being trained by the Association instructors during five days.
30/09/2013
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Tamar Sanikidze awarded with certificates 114 participants of the third stream of “Georgian Language for Future Success” program.
29/09/2013
An event dedicated to European Day of Languages was held for children aged 7-14 at Tbilisi Youth Palace with the patronage of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, the Ministry of  Education and Science of Georgia, the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs and with the support of the EU Delegation to Georgia.
28/09/2013
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia organized the 1st International Conference “Pre-School Education in Georgia- Reality and Prospects” with the support of UNICEF. 
28/09/2013
Another Conference for the teachers of vocational education institutions was held. The Conference was opened by the First Deputy Minister of Education and Science Ketevan Natriashvili.  
27/09/2013
September 27, 2013 – Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Tamar Sanikidze handed pectoral award “Amagdari” to one more internally displaced teacher from Sokhumi Ms Sonia Songulia, a chemistry teacher from Abkhazia Public School 2.
27/09/2013
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Tamar Sanikidze awarded Ms Manana Dolidze, a maths teacher of Public School 51 with “Amagdari”.
26/09/2013
With the support of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia, persons with special educational needs will be able to join vocational education institutions during the autumn admission.
25/09/2013
First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Ketevan Natriashvili and Telavi Majoritarian MP Gela Samkharauli awarded 225 10th graders of Kakheti Region with personal computers. These were the pupils who have successfully completed the basic level (7th, 8th and 9th grades).
24/09/2013
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Tamar Sanikidze and Minister of Energy Kakha Kaladze opened a new Teaching Center of “Georgian State Electric System” in Substation Navtlughi.
24/09/2013
A Memorandum of Understanding in the field of education was signed between the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia and London School of Business and Finance.
23/09/2013
Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia announces internship competition. The aim of the competition is to promote preparation of qualified personnel and develop their practical skills. Duration of internship is 4 months.
23/09/2013
September 23, 2013 – New academic year started at Sokhumi State University and Georgian Technical University. Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Tamar Sanikidze visited both Universities, congratulated the students and wished them all the success.
21/09/2013
Head of Educational and Scientific Infrastructure Development Agency of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia Giga Umikashvili introduced preparation works for building Lambalo Public School to the pupils and teachers.
18/09/2013
Educational services will be provided at M.Iashvili Children Central Hospital for the children suffering from leukemia within Inclusive Education Promotion Program.
17/09/2013
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Tamar Sanikidze and Minister of Corrections and Legal Assistance of Georgia Sozar Subari visited №11 Special Establishment for Juveniles, met with teachers and congratulated inmates with the beginning of a new school year.
16/09/2013
September 16, 2013 - New school year started in public schools of Georgia. Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Tamar Sanikidze congratulated pupils and students with the beginning of the school year 2013-2014 at one of the largest schools in Tbilisi – Public School 47.
16/09/2013
New academic year began at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University. Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Tamar Sanikidze and Rector, academician Vladimer Papava congratulated students with the beginning of a new academic year.
16/09/2013
First Deputy Minister Ketevan Natriashvili and Tianeti Majoritarian MP Zakaria Kutsnashvili congratulated pupils and students with the beginning of new school and academic years from Tianeti.
16/09/2013
საქართველოს განათლებისა და მეცნიერების მინისტრის  მოადგილემ ლია გიგაურმა და ქალაქ რუსთავის მერმა დავით ჯიქიამ ახალი სასწავლო წლის დაწყება... Read More
16/09/2013
I would like to congratulate every pupil, every teacher, school administrations and parents on the beginning of a new school year! My special congratulations to first graders, little pupils with the first day at school.  They will always remember this day.
16/09/2013
I would like to congratulate the students on the begining of a new academic year, espeacilly the first year students! My congratulations on the success they have achieved-they are students now!
13/09/2013
Festival “Vocational Education for Employment” was organized by the Ministry of Educational and Science of Georgia with the support Liberty Bank.
12/09/2013
“Wine Day” was held at Public College “Aisi”. This was a professional orientation focused event and aimed at raising awareness of vocational education, popularization of wine making as one of the oldest trades, restoring and preserving traditional winemaking, encouraging employment possibilities for vocational students and developing “marani” (location for... Read More
11/09/2013
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia has determined the urgency of new public schools in different regions of Georgia.
10/09/2013
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia and Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation are announcing International Contest “Leonardo Da Vinci 2013” for young inventors.
09/09/2013
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Tamar Sanikidze and Deputy Minister Tamaz Marsagishvili awarded 302 10th graders who have successfully accomplished basic level (7th, 8th and 9th grades) with personal computers.
09/09/2013
Eight best pupils, winners of National School Olympiad, arrived from the Great Britain. They attended two-week English language intensive course in Southampton, Louis English Language Summer School.
06/09/2013
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Tamar Sanikidze held a meeting with 200 students of State and private higher education institutions and introduced already accomplished and future innovations in the field of higher education.
04/09/2013
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia has started registration process for vocational education programs from August 25. Today, Ketevan Natriashvili, Deputy Minister of Education became acquainted with the process.
03/09/2013
Deputy Minister of Education and Science Lia Gigauri and Director of Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation Sulkhan Sisauri awarded winners of International Olympiads in IT, biology, mathematics and physics with money prizes.
03/09/2013
To the attention of those applicants who have successfully passed testing phase of certification process in 2012 and wish to join the certification process of school principals in 2013 from the interview, but have not yet passed a registration, are able to register during the additional period from September 2, 12:00 p.m. till September 5, 20:00 p.m.
03/09/2013
Tamar Sanikidze, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia responded to the upcoming presidential election and emphasized necessity of abiding to certain requirements set forth in the Election Code by the Ministry staff.
03/09/2013
First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Ketevan Natriashvili held a meeting with Jeuns Lipsdorf, a German MP, Head of the Commission for Educational Research and Culture.
30/08/2013
Minister of Education and Science Tamar Sanikidze and Minister of Energy Kakha Kaladze familiarized themselves with the rehabilitation works conducted in Samtredia Public School  8 and village Dabla Gomi Public School.
29/08/2013
Taking into consideration that the majority of Selection Board members will not be able to attend the Board meeting due to objective reasons, certain changes have been made to the schedule for interviews.
29/08/2013
In order to develop vocational education, a Memorandum of Cooperation was signed between the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia, Liberty Bank and 12 education institutions carrying out vocational programs.
27/08/2013
Following the decision of Tamar Sanikidze, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, those entrants who were able to pass minimum competency level in National Unified Examinations 2013 but were not enrolled in selected higher education institutions, will be eligible for secondary enrollments.
26/08/2013
August 26-31, 2013, GIZ is conducting training with the support of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia, Teachers Professional Development Center and Vocational College “Spektri”. The topic of the training is vocational pedagogy and didactics.
24/08/2013
A work meeting of Special Committee reviewing cases of persons dismissed on political grounds was held in Batumi on August 24-25. The Committee members are planning to meet the authors of written applications submitted from Adjara and Guria and hold hearings of the witnesses.
23/08/2013
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia begins a registration process for those who wish to get vocational education on August 25, 2013. Beginning from the new academic year, all interested applicants will be able to acquire desired vocation with State financing in the fields of tourism, construction, agriculture, IT, services etc. Students will be trained at 19 State vocational... Read More
22/08/2013
Before the beginning of new school year, all first grade head teachers will pass training on the topic of a special net-book for first graders - “Buki”. Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Tamar Sanikidze and Director of Teachers Professional Development Center Gia Mamulashvili familiarized themselves with the course of training. 
20/08/2013
New rule for enrollment of applicants on vocational education programs has been elaborated by Vocational Education Development Department of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia. Training of personnel participating in registration process is under way starting from August 16 to August 23.
19/08/2013
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Tamar Sanikidze held a meeting with participants of Bakuriani Summer School and attended a lecture-seminar of a foreign lecturer together with the students. Within the framework of the Project “Support of Philosophy and Sociology in Georgian State Universities (2013-2015)” a Summer School is being held in Bakuriani from August 15 to... Read More
15/08/2013
Professor Niklaus Largier of University of California, Berkley is visiting Georgia with the invitation of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia. Professor Largier has conducted a three-day seminar on the topic of University arrangement in order to share international experience in this regard.
14/08/2013
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia has started the process of certification of school principals. Testing shall be held on August 21-22. Please see the schedule for testing.
09/08/2013
Boo-Keun Yoon, President of the company Samsung, Tamar Sanikidze, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Giorgi Kvirikashvili, Minister of Economy and Acting Rector of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University Alexandre Kvitashvili opened a smart school class at Tbilisi State University.
07/08/2013
Today, Tamar Sanikidze, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia visited a public school in village Sasireti, Kaspi in order to get familiar with the rehabilitation works.
05/08/2013
Today, Tamar Sanikidze, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia awarded winners of School Subjects Olympiads with money prizes and diplomas. For the first time this year, up to 80 teachers of winning pupils were awarded with diplomas of appreciation. 
04/08/2013
Ten best pupils from Georgian schools shall travel to Switzerland for 5 days to visit CERN Central Laboratory. They were selected from 70 pupils participating in “International Science Summer School”.
02/08/2013
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia organized a conference with the support of JSC “Liberty Bank” on involvement of private sector in vocational education. The conference was opened by Minister Tamar Sanikidze. 
01/08/2013
Another work meeting of Special Committee reviewing cases of dismissal for political reasons was held in Kutaisi. Imereti is one of the first regions where Committee members shall meet with the applicants, hear testimony of witnesses and hold substantial review of the cases.
01/08/2013
National Curriculum Department of the Ministry of Education and Science was implementing a project “Sport for pupils with special educational needs” with the financial support of UNICEF.
31/07/2013
Professor Tassilo Schmitt from the University of Bremen visited Georgia with the invitation of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia. Foreign expert conducted a seminar on the issues of University management in order to share international experience. 
25/07/2013
Today, Tamar Sanikidze, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia held a meeting with Daniel Yohannes, MCC CEO, Lea Henley, MCC Deputy Head of Administration and Richard Norland, US Ambassador to Georgia.
25/07/2013
Today, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Tamar Sanikidze and Maura J. Foulton, Country Director of Peace Corps Georgia signed a renewed Memorandum of Cooperation.
24/07/2013
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia is starting a certification process of public school principals. This is the first stage of school principals’ contest.
23/07/2013
Today, Minister of Education and Science Tamar Sanikidze held a meeting with the students financed by the Ministry of Education in order to accomplish their studies in leading higher education institutions of the world.
19/07/2013
Founder and Director of Great Britain Buckswood School Giles Sutton familiarized with the course of the Program “Intensified Teaching of English Language” initiated by the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia.   The aim of the expert’s visit is to observe and assess the Project which is carried out by Buckswood School Tbilisi in partnership with Great... Read More
17/07/2013
Today a summarizing briefing was held in National Examination Center. It was emphasized that the examinations process has passed without complications. Only 2 entrants and 3 teachers were dismissed for procedural violations. 2% of entrants, 13% of teachers, 11% of Master course candidates and 8% of those who wished to improve grant conditions haven’t showed up on the... Read More
17/07/2013
Today, the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia and International Organization for Migration arranged a conference “Vocational Education Development – Vocational Education Strategy, Professional Orientation and Quality Improvement”.
16/07/2013
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili introduced new Minister Tamar Sanikidze to the public. Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili introduced new Minister Tamar Sanikidze to the public. 
16/07/2013
Today, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Giorgi Margvealshvili and Giorgi Sigua, Head of Georgian National Tourism Administration signed a Memorandum of Cooperation.
15/07/2013
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili opened the second meeting of Leaders Forum of International Movement of Humane Pedagogy. The meeting was arranged by Academician Shalva Amonashvili in village Busheti, Telavi.
15/07/2013
Press conference was held in Ilia Abuladze Exhibition Hall of National Center of Manuscripts. The Conference was dedicated to inclusion of 94 manuscripts preserved in the Center in UNESCO world international documentary register –“Memory of the World”.
12/07/2013
Oath Ceremony of the 13th Peace Corps Volunteers group was held in Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University. The group consists of 19 English language teachers and 11 volunteers of organizational development program.
12/07/2013
A presentation was held at the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia on the world trends of the development of export oriented programming and innovations in IT sector.
11/07/2013
42nd WorldSkills International Competition held in Leipzig has ended. Georgia participated with the status of associate member for the first time. Georgian team was presented by 3 contestants: Ucha Ghviniashvili a web-designer, Evgeni Morozov a welder and Tinatin Iordanishvili a cook.
11/07/2013
A work meeting of the Special Committee reviewing cases of persons dismissed on political grounds was held on July 11, 2013. The meeting was dedicated to substantial review of applications; the Committee held hearing of witnesses and worked on project-decisions of already reviewed matters.
11/07/2013
Results of the contest for the position of Head of Resource Center announced by the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia are known. Minimum competency level defined by the Committee is 60 points.
09/07/2013
Tea Sadzaglishvili, a teacher of Khidistavi Public School, Gori Municipality, was awarded with “Amagdari”, a pectoral award by Minister of Education and Science of Georgia.
06/07/2013
First Deputy Minister of Education and Science Tamar Sanikidze and Deputy Minister of Energy Ilia Eloshvili attended presentation-exhibition of best business energy projects presented by the Science Summer School.
04/07/2013
Special Committee reviewing cases of persons employed in Education System of Georgia and dismissed on political grounds held another work meeting at the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia.
03/07/2013
National Curriculum Department of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia, with the financial support of UNICEF, starts implementation of a new project “Second chance of education for socially unprotected pupils, those with behavioral problems and pupils left beyond learning process in Georgia”.
02/07/2013
Testing phase for the position of Head of Resource Center announced by the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia will be held on the 10th of July, 2013 at Education Management Information System (EMIS) building (address: 1a Panjikidze str.) according to the following schedule.
02/07/2013
With the initiative of Independent Experts Club of Georgia, Minister of Education and Science Giorgi Margvealshvili held a meeting with representatives of the Club.
02/07/2013
Today, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili met teachers, pupils and residents of the village Samghereti, in Tetrtitskaro regarding the issue of building of a new school in the village.
01/07/2013
After the increase in teacher salary, school management and administrative-technical personnel of all public schools shall receive increased salaries beginning from September 2013.