Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini and Director of National Center for Teacher Professional Development Gia Mamulashvili met up to 200 teachers of all regions of Georgia.
The aim of the meeting was to discuss those novelties that will be introduced from 2011-2012 academic year. Minister highlighted the following topics: new national curriculum, approved textbooks, new elective subjects, enhancement of learning of English language and ITC, Natural Science Laboratories, etc.
Director of National Center for Teacher Professional Development informed teachers about the concept of “Teacher House”; he also talked about the planned activities at the “Teacher House” and scheme of teacher professional development.
During the meeting, the teachers had opportunity to ask questions directly to the Minister.
Such meetings with the teachers will be held on a regular basis in the future as well.