Georgia was elected as the Vice President of the International Bureau of Education on the 59th session of the IBE held in Geneva on January 27. Norway was elected as the President country.
The International Bureau of Education works in the area of curriculum development. It has 28 member countries and promotes the exchanges of experience and knowledge among these countries.
This year, Georgia became a member country of the IBE and will reside the Vice Presidency for two years. From now on, Georgian experts will have opportunity to actively cooperate with American, Swiss, Swedish and experts from other countries on developing the strategy of national learning programs.
Minister Dimitri Shashkini stated “Holding this position is a great responsibility and prestigious at the same time; this is the acknowledgement of successful implementation of the ongoing educational reforms at the Ministry of Education and Science from the side of UNESCO”.