the scope of his visit to the college, the Prime Minister also talked to those social
vulnerable students who had started their studies recently.
Nowadays, 2500 students are studying at vocational colleges and 1700 of them are socially vulnerable. During the second phase, the Ministry will provide 1500 persons with a 1000 GEL voucher. 3rd phase of the vocational education financing will start in autumn, and 2500 volunteers will be granted with vouchers.
A new model of funding of vocational education has been activated since 2012 by the initiative of the President, 7 million GEL has been allocated from the budget of Georgian government for this purpose. The state vouchers are provided to the persons who fall under the following categories:
A new model of funding enables all interested persons to pursue their desired qualification, learn work and become professional. 75% of the professional college graduates are being employed.