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08/06/2012
Prime Minister of Georgia Nika Gilauri and Minister of Education and Science of Georgia presented foreign volunteer teachers of the program “Teach and Learn with Georgia” with certificates upon the successful completion of 2011-2012 academic year.
07/06/2012
The President of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili met the successful schoolchildren and teachers in the Teacher’s House. The meeting was attended by those schoolchildren who have completed the basic education with honors and those teachers who have passed the integrated exam in English and Computer and fell under top 25% of the best teachers.
07/06/2012
General education authentication documents will be issued by Public Service Halls and respective agencies of the Civil Registry. This announcement was made by Koka Sepherteladze, First Deputy Minister, and Giorgi Gabrielashvili, chairperson of the Civil Registry under the Ministry of Justice.
07/06/2012
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini met those student-participants of the program “Summer Jobs” who joined the program from June 4 after passing the additional registration. Minister and Press-Speaker of the program Mariam Sajaia informed the students about future procedures.
07/06/2012
2012 national exams will be conducted in the examinations centers located in Batumi, Poti, Zugdidi, Ozurgeti, Kutaisi, Akhaltsikhe, Gori, Tbilisi, Rustavi, Telavi, Signagi and Khulo.
06/06/2012
New school will be built in the village Sadguri Sviri of Zestaphoni municipality. Today, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini visited the place where the school will be constructed.
06/06/2012
The Minister, Dimitri Shashkini met the school principals and teachers in Zestaponi. Mr. Dimitri Shashkini informed them on the new developments in education system. Unified national, teacher certification exams and renovation of school infrastructure were especially focused.
06/06/2012
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini held the presentation newly published Georgian language textbooks for ethnic minority school students at Tbilisi #73 Azeri Language School and presented textbooks to the school library.
05/06/2012
Irresponsible persons continue to disseminate false information on the issuance of false high school diplomas by the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia. While misleading the society, the authors of such announcements are trying the score cheap political points.
05/06/2012
The open lecture in Georgian language and literature was delivered at Rustavi public school #2 by Eter Kharbedia, a certified teacher, who is also a recipient of the Presidential Scholarship.
05/06/2012
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini held the working meeting with the experts of subject groups of National Examination Center. The aim of the meeting was to discuss the current issues concerning the Unified National Exams.
05/06/2012
Tourism National Agency and School Resource Officers of Educational Institutions presented primary school students of various schools with animated maps. Animated maps have been created by children authors with broad depiction of tourist potential of Georgia.
05/06/2012
One hundred children with special educational needs have been fully integrated in the physical development and sports lessons in the five public schools in Tbilisi.
04/06/2012
The graduate students of the vocational training center “Spectri” have been recruited in construction of the Tbilisi Public Service Hall. On the initial stage, up to 30 welders will be employed.  The project is implemented in cooperation of the Ministry of Justice and will be continued in the future as well.
04/06/2012
The President initiated project that envisages popularization of sports among the youth, continues successfully. A basketball competition was held among 30 Tbilisi public schools as a part of the mentioned initiative. The teams of Tbilisi public school #52 and First Experimental School competed against each other in the final round.
04/06/2012
On June 4, registration for the summer employment program “Summer Jobs” started again on www.summerjob.ge. The registration process began from 9.am and finished within a twenty minute interval. Judging from this fact, one can state the project has stirred a great interest among the students.
04/06/2012
With the start of the unified national examinations, an examination organizational group meeting was held at the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia. Similar to high school leaving exams the group members guarantee successful implementation and high standards of unified national examinations.
03/06/2012
On June 1-6, students’ self-governance of Tbilisi State University organizes the International Students’ Forum for students and organizations from more than 35 countries including Germany, France, Hungary, USA, Turkey, and Japan.
03/06/2012
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia and Agency for Educational and Scientific Infrastructure Development under Ministry has constructed a new school in the village of Kvabgha, Chokhatauri. First Deputy Minister, Koka Sepherteladze visited the newly built school.
02/06/2012
According to the decision of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia, number of the schoolchildren who will get the textbooks from the state free of charge was increased.
02/06/2012
Buckswood International School organized a traditional event celebrating the completion of the academic year 2011-2012. This year, Buckswood International School is number 4 on the top list with the highest results in High School Leaving Exams.
01/06/2012
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini visited Tbilisi №202 School for Blind and Visually Impaired Children and congratulated the school students on the International Day of Children. Minister brought some presents for them.
01/06/2012
Resource Officers and school students of Samtredia Boarding School №15 for the second time jointly celebrated the International Day of Children. Guests visited Sataflia reserve and observed dinosaur foot-prints and the cave.
01/06/2012
The Minister, Dimitri Shashkini, Deputy Minister, Nodar Surguladze and General Director of the Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation, Sulkhan Sisauri met Dr. Rita Colwell, Director US National Science Foundation, President Obama’s science envoy and other members of the delegation from the US.
31/05/2012
Prime Minister of Georgia Nika Gilauri and Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini met with the school principals and summed up the School Leaving Exams 2011-2012. The meeting was attended by those schools principals whose school students have showed the highest results in the exams.
31/05/2012
School leaving exams of 2011-2012 academic year have been successfully completed. School students had to test their abilities in 8 subjects. Thousand of personnel have been involved in the exams.
31/05/2012
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia is not planning to dismiss the teachers. This announcement was made by the Minister at the Teacher’s House while holding a meeting with the teachers.
30/05/2012
Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia declares that the announcement of the former Director of National Examination Center Maia Miminoshvili regarding the issuance of false high school diplomas is far from truth.
30/05/2012
Today, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia introduced to the representatives of education system, a new Director of National Examination Center, Khatia Dekanoidze.  Khatia Dekanoidze has worked as a Director of Policy Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and she is the initiator of many successful projects.
30/05/2012
On June 4, registration for the summer employment program “Summer Jobs” will start again on www.summerjob.ge. The registration process will begin from 9.am on the same day. BA students have opportunity to choose their job of interest out of 1500 positions, in advance.
30/05/2012
The twelfth graders take the last- Math exam today. The Minister, Dimitri Shashkini closely observed this process at Komarov Physics Mathematical School in Tbilisi.
29/05/2012
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia will present a new head of the National Examinations Center, tomorrow at 12:00pm. The announcement was made by the first Deputy Minister, Koka Seperteladze.
29/05/2012
Today, 12th graders are taking exams in Biology. Minister of Education and Science of Georgia observed the process of examination at Public School #60 of Tbilisi.
29/05/2012
The second annual conference on education administration issues was organized as a part of the USAID funded Georgia Education Management Project. In 2009, the Ilia University, in cooperation with Los Angeles California State University, launched a master’s degree program in education administration.
28/05/2012
22 emigrant teachers of Georgian Sunday Schools in Great Britain, Germany, France, Greece and Ukraine are taking 3-day training courses in Georgian language, History and Geography at Teacher’s House.
28/05/2012
On May 28, according to the Georgian legislation, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia made the decision to relieve Maia Miminoshvili of her post as the Director of National Examination Center.
28/05/2012
Today, the twelfth graders take exam in Chemistry. The Minister closely observed this process at Tbilisi public school#41; along with Georgian students, ethnic Ukrainians also study there.
26/05/2012
The President of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili awarded various members of society during the parade dedicated to the Independence Day, held at the Irakli Abashidze street in Kutaisi.
25/05/2012
The first week of the CAT exams is over. 42 000 schoolchildren took exams in Georgian language and literature, foreign languages, geography, history and physics.
25/05/2012
Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Giorgi Chakhnashvili and Ambassador of the United States of America to Georgia Mr. John Rodney Bass attended a ceremony of the diploma handing over to the graduates of the Guivy Zaldastanishvili American Academy.
25/05/2012
Today, the General Director of  Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation under the Ministry, Sulkhan Sisauri and Chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov, signed a memorandum. The event was attended by the Minister, Dimitri Shashkini and the President of Chess Federation, Giorgi Giorgadze.
25/05/2012
From a new academic year, up to 250 teachers will get a monthly salary with 1000 GEL. These certified teachers passed additional exam in Integrated English and Computer. Today the First Deputy Minister of Education and Science, Koka Sepherteladze awarded three best teachers with computers to recognize their achievements.
24/05/2012
High School Leaving Exams are still underway. Today, 12th graders are taking exams in Geography. Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini observed the process of examination at Tbilisi Public School #104, where Armenian school students are taking exams.
24/05/2012
The Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini, participated in the 7th Silkroad International Conference “Sustainable Economic Development of Eurasian Countries:  Opportunities and Challenges”.
24/05/2012
The participants of TLG program visited the NGO First Step Georgia and met the children with limited abilities. The foreign teachers staged different activities for the children and entertained them for some period.
23/05/2012
Today, 12th graders are taking high school leaving exam in History. This time, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini observed the process of examination at Private School “Olympi”.
23/05/2012
The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini met the Minister of Education of Lithuania, Gintaras Steponavičius and introduced him to Georgia’s current educational reforms.
22/05/2012
The parliament of Georgia hosted an exhibition “Support Tobacco-Free Environment”. The exhibition was attended by the First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Koka Sepherteladze and representative of the Parliament, Ministry of Health and Labor, Local and International Organizations.
22/05/2012
First Deputy Minister of Education and Science, Koka Sepherteladze  and the head of the Social Service Agency under the Ministry of Health, Labor and Social Affairs, Ramaz Sulamanidze visited “Auto Life” factory and met those young people who take up an internship there.
22/05/2012
Today, 12th graders are taking high school leaving exam in foreign languages. This time, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini observed the process of examination at Rustavi Public School №4.
21/05/2012
The Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini, the director of the National Examinations Center, Maia Miminoshvili and the head of EMIS, Giorgi Gulua summed up a first day of the high school leaving exams.
21/05/2012
Any interested person can watch the high school exams online via the official web site of the EMIS under Ministry. (www.facebook.com/emis.ge). Video cams have been installed at all schools to make the examinations process transparent.
21/05/2012
High school leaving exams 2011-2012 started on May 21 at 9 am in all schools of Georgia with the exam in Georgian Language and Literature. Educational Management Information System (EMIS) will technically support the process of examination.
20/05/2012
The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini met with the citizens of Batumi and answered their questions. Most of the questions were about the High School Exams, Unified Entry Exams and Teachers’ Certification.
19/05/2012
National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) and Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia are holding an international Conference on 19th and 20th of May in Batumi. Main goal of the “Safe School” conference is to share Georgia’s school safety program experience with other countries.
19/05/2012
Before the High School Exams, on 19th and 20th of May, the pre-test is being held for all students, registered for the High School Exams. Pre-test will be held in more than 1,600 schools of Georgia in 8 sessions. 12th graders will take approbation exams in all subjects that they will have to pass at High School Exams.
18/05/2012
The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini met with and fielded the questions from the citizens of Batumi. Most of the questions were about high school exams, unified entry exams da teachers’ certification. Dimitri Shashkini answered the questions and explained in details the 2012 plans regarding the exams.
18/05/2012
On May 7th, students benefiting from 1,000 GEL vouchers began studying at modern Poti Vocational Education Center “Phazisi”. 48 of them are refugees and 20 of them are socially vulnerable and, therefore, received 1,000 GEL voucher.
18/05/2012
The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini, met socially vulnerable students newly enrolled at the Vocational Education Center “New Wave” with the help of the new funding program based on a voucher system.
18/05/2012
The National Assessment, organized by the National Center for Educational Quality Enhancement of MES, was held in Georgian for first graders at non-Georgian public schools.
17/05/2012
The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini and the Governor of the National Bank of Georgia Giorgi Kadagidze awarded 95 winning schoolchildren of the Academic Olympics with cash prizes and certificates.
17/05/2012
Certified teachers passed an integrated exam in English and computer skills. This year, the exam was held for the second time and more than 1,600 certified teachers took part in it. 54% of teachers successfully passed the exam.
17/05/2012
The Resource Officers of Public School #179 gave another gift to their students, taking them on an excursion to Zakaria Paliashvili’s museum. In the museum, the guests were shown all kinds of materials related to the great Georgian composer’s life and activities.
16/05/2012
In 2012, certified teachers of the natural sciences took a separate exam in conducting of the scientific experiments.  Majority of the registered teachers have crossed the competency level and demonstrated good results.
16/05/2012
High school leaving exams 2011-2012 will start on May 21. Educational Management Information System will technically support the process of examination.
15/05/2012
The schoolchildren from various public schools pay visits to the National Forensics Bureau on a daily basis to get acquainted with the activities of the institutions. The mentioned initiative is jointly implemented by the Ministry and the Bureau.
15/05/2012
Organizational group has been created at the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia. The group will handle the issues of High School Leaving and Unified National Exams.  Today, meeting of the organizational exams was held. All questions concerning the exams were discussed during the meeting.
14/05/2012
Registration for a new wave of the participants in the “Georgia for Future Success” program started. The process will end by June 20, 2012. A new group of the teachers will commence their activities in the ethnic minority regions from September 10, 2012.
12/05/2012
Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia is building a new school in village Shibliani, Sagarejo Municipality. Construction works are implemented by the Educational and Scientific Infrastructure Development Agency.
12/05/2012
School Resource Officers together with Deputy Minister of Finance Grigol Baiburti visited the street children rehabilitation center “Beghurebi”. At the moment, 25 homeless children live in the center. The guests presented them with books, sweets, cloths.
11/05/2012
Native English-Speaking Teachers continue to arrive to Georgia as participants of the educational program “Teach and Learn with Georgia” (TLG). Today, a new group of teachers arrived from Australia, USA, South Affrica, Philippines, Ireland and Mexico.
11/05/2012
National Center for Teacher Professional Development organizes trainings for the teachers of all subjects. Training modules are developed in the way that answers requirements of modern teacher. During the trainings teachers take pre and post tests and get prepared for the Certification exams.
11/05/2012
In the scope of the program “Summer Jobs”, Ministry of Agriculture will employ 300 students. Today, Minister of Agriculture Zaza Kartozia, First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Akaki Sepherteladze together with students visited green-house in village Tserovani.
10/05/2012
From May 7, 2500 socially vulnerable students have started studying at vocational colleges throughout Georgia. They were granted with 1000 GEL worth vouchers, which gave them the opportunity to choose the vocational college upon their interest and master new profession.
10/05/2012
Association of Azeri Students in Georgia held 1st congress at Tbilisi State University. The assembly was dedicated to the birthday of national hero of Azerbaijan, Heidar Aliev.
09/05/2012
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini and Deputy Minister Nodar Surguladze personally congratulated veteran scientist Shota Gamkrelidze on 9 May and presented some gifts.
09/05/2012
To mark “Europe Day” contests were organized for the schoolchildren. Today, an awarding ceremony of winners was held in the Youth Palace. The finalists were awarded by the Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini and chairperson of Tbilisi City Assembly, Zaal Samadashvili.
08/05/2012
The President of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashhvili, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini and the Mayor of Tbilisi, Gigi Ugulava, observed the ongoing construction works of a new professional center in Gldani on site today.
08/05/2012
In the scope of “Summer Jobs Program”, Ministry of Justice will hire 320 students. Today, Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini and First Deputy Minister of Justice, Giorgi Vashadze met with the participants of the project.
07/05/2012
From May 7th, 2500 students from socially vulnerable families commenced their studies at  vocational colleges. They received funding with amount of 1000 GEL.
07/05/2012
From May 7 vocational college in Poti will receive 200 students, who will have the opportunity to master new professions. Today, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini visited vocational college in Poti.
05/05/2012
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia is building a new school in the village of Chibati in Lanchkhuti district. This process is administered by the Ministry’s Educational Scientific Infrastructure Development Agency.
05/05/2012
Tbilisi Art Hall hosted resource officers and the schoolchildren of public school#107. The guests saw a performance. After the event, the resource officers provided the schoolchildren with the presents.
04/05/2012
The voucher funding system has been introduced in vocational education this year, by the initiative of the President.  From 2012, all citizens of Georgia who want to master new profession at vocational college will be provided with voucher of 1000 GEL.
04/05/2012
The President of Georgia met the successful students at  Shota Rustaveli State University in Batumi. Mr. Mikheil Saakashvili spoke to them about the current and planned programs and projects; he focused on student ID cards, summer jobs, and student health insurance system.
03/05/2012
Today, the Minister Dimitri Shashkini, closely observed the construction site of the vocational college “Mermisi” in Sanzona. The construction of the institution started last December and will be finished by September 2012.
02/05/2012
The winners of the Microsoft "Imagine Cup" were reveled today. Today, the Minister, Dimitri Shashkini, Mission Director for the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) programs in Georgia, Stephen Haykin and Microsoft Georgia General Manager, David Asatiani awarded the winning team.
01/05/2012
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia has been implementing a new project that envisages equipping of Public Schools with carefully selected and tested School Boxes.
01/05/2012
In the scope of popularization of the sports, friendly match was organized among Tbilisi public school#100 and Zestaponi basketball teams.
30/04/2012
Tbilisi Open University granted the titles of honorary doctors to Vice Speaker of Parliament of Georgia, Rusudan Kervalishvili, Mr. Chen Jianfu, Ambassador of People’s Republic of China and Head of EUSR Office Tbilisi, Angey Tishhkevich.
29/04/2012
The Deputy Minister, Irine Kurdadze, awarded the winners of 6th annual- International Young Inventors Project Olympiad (IYIPO 2012)” with personal computers.
29/04/2012
This year, the certified teachers of natural sciences will take exams in experimental piece of physics, chemistry and biology and will receive surplus of 75GEL to their salaries.
28/04/2012
Preparing for 2012 International Olympiads has begun;   75 VIII-XII graders participated in the selection round, held in Tbilisi Public school #51. The teams will be formed out of those students who will score the highest points in the respective round organized at national level.
28/04/2012
Today, certified teachers will take integrated exam in the English language and computer literacy. Those teachers who successfully pass the exam will receive surplus to their salaries in the amount of 125GEL;
28/04/2012
School Session of European Youth parliament is being held for April 28-30. The Session has been opened in school “Olymp” today and has been attended by the representative of the Ministry, Head of National Curriculum and General Education Development Department, Mrs. Natia Jokhadze.
27/04/2012
President of Georgia and Head of Georgian Parliament have opened Chaghlar Educational Institutions International Young Inventors and Scientist 6th International Olympiad. The Olympiad will be held for three days and candidates from 31 countries will participate in it.
27/04/2012
In the scope of “Summer Jobs Program”, Ministry of Economy will hire 2500 students. Today, Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Vera Kobalia and First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Koka Sepherteladze met with the participants of the project. Vera Kobalia personally informed the students about their future jobs and responsibilities.
26/04/2012
In the scope of Governmental Hours, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini answered the question of members of the Parliament.
26/04/2012
President of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili visited State Agricultural University of Georgia, observed modern labs and stressed the huge importance of Agriculture Education in the future development of the country’s Agriculture.
25/04/2012
Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia has approved the schedule for High School leaving Exams, MA and Teacher Certification Exams. High School leaving Exams will begin on May 21 and end on May 30.