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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.
25/04/2012
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini, together with the Minister of Labor, Health and Social Affairs, Zurab Tchiaberashvili visited private school “Tbilisi Green School” with first form schoolchildren Luka Guledani, Aleksandre Kumsiashvili and Lizi Nanava.
24/04/2012
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini has announced High School Exams start date for 2011-2012 academic year, during his meeting with senior students of Tbilisi № 82 Public School.
23/04/2012
Tbilisi №173 Public School was given the name of the Hero, Vakhtang Gzirishvili, who deceased in Russian-Georgian War. Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia and the representatives of Georgian Armed Forces have unveiled the Memorial, dedicated to this specific fact.
23/04/2012
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia has been implementing a new project in the frames of the recent reforms. In the nearest future Public Schools will be equipped with carefully selected and tested School Boxes.
22/04/2012
National Center for Quality Enhancement (NCEQE) under the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia (MES) has held a Greenery Event for the commemoration of the “Day of the Earth.” The first Deputy Minister, Koka Seperteladze has participated in the event.
22/04/2012
With support of Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia and US Embassy to Georgia, general course in American Studies has been developed at Tbilisi City Hall main library.
22/04/2012
Earth Day is celebrated annually on April 22. In this regard, Young scientist organized the conference dedicated to Earth Day at Tbilisi Technical University. The topic of the conference was the development of electro mobile and other types of transportation.
21/04/2012
President of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili together with the Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini and Head of National Forensics Bureau, Giorgi Khizanishvili have opened a new unique laboratory.
21/04/2012
SROs have joined construction of Queen Virgin Church at “Makhata” mountain. 300 SROs have been cleaning the church site all day long. SROs have planted Cypress trees in the vicinity of the site as well.
20/04/2012
In order to strengthen the joint work of SROs and social workers, Police Academy organizes the trainings for SROs and social workers.
20/04/2012
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini and Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs Lado Vardzelashvili met the participants of students’ summer employment program “Summer Jobs” and talked about the goal and importance of the program.
19/04/2012
New vocational college “Akhali Talga” was opened by the President of Georgia Mikhail Saakashvili and Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Saakashvili in Kobuleti. School buildings have been refurbished with modern equipments.
19/04/2012
The Minister of Education and Science, Mr. Dimitri Shashkini held a meeting with one of the Ministers of State of the German Federal Foreign Office, Mrs. Cornelia Pieper, who paid a working visit to Georgia.
18/04/2012
Georgian participants won third place in Microsoft Partners in Learning European Forum 2012, held in Lisbon, Portugal. Overall, 82 projects were presented.
17/04/2012
About 600 student participants of the “Summer Jobs” program will be employed in the medical sector. They will be able to work at hospitals and clinics throughout Georgia.
17/04/2012
1st grade online registration has started. From April 2 through April 17, registration was only held for 1st graders registering at the schools where their siblings study or parents work. From April 17 till June 17, registration will be accessible at other schools.
15/04/2012
SROs wished happy Easter to a large family of Nebieridze who have 9 children. The resource officers presented them Easter Gifts and spent a day with the children.
14/04/2012
On April 14th, President Saakashvili met with teachers involved in the program “Georgian Language for Future Success” and their Azeri and Armenian students. Mr. Mikheil Saakashvili talked about the importance of knowledge of the state language and prospective projects and programs in the field of education.
14/04/2012
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini visited Tbilisi Boarding School #200, wished them a Happy Easter and presented them with Easter Gifts. As a part of this event, the schoolchildren made a presentation of their hand-made works and gave a small concert for the guests.
14/04/2012
Fifth Georgian Language House will start operation in Kvemo Kartli region. First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Koka Sepherteladze and Governor of Kvemo Kartli region Davit Kirkitadze opened a new Georgian Language House in Tsalka.
12/04/2012
The winners of the contest for the creation of a logo and slogan for the state Anti Drug campaign have been revealed. Author of the slogan – “Chose life and not drugs” is 12th grader of Tbilisi Public School # 59, Giorgi Osefashvili.
12/04/2012
The Bank of Georgia will issue 25 000 plastic salary cards for the participants of the Summer Job program. At the same time, the students can use this card while performing different bank operations in Georgia and abroad.
12/04/2012
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. Deputy Minister, Nodar Surguladze visited the newly built school.
11/04/2012
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini was interviewed by the journalist of Russian radio station – “Echo of Moscow”. Journalist, Ekaterine Kotrikadze expressed much interest in the issue of teaching Russian language at Georgian schools.
11/04/2012
2 years ago, Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia established the institute of school resource officers. On April 12, 2010 SROs began service in 10 pilot schools of Tbilisi. By the end of that academic year, SROs covered schools of almost all regions of Georgia.
11/04/2012
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia, Tbilisi City Council and Tbilisi City Assembly jointly organize the following contests for the schoolchildren to mark “Europe Day”
11/04/2012
The Deputy Minister, Nodar Surguladze held a working meeting with the principals and teachers of Ozurgeti public schools in Ozurgeti public school#2. Mr. Surguladze talked about the accomplished and planned activities.
10/04/2012
On the initiative of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia, a school of Cyber Security will be launched in August, 2012, all interested persons will be retrained in a new institution. Cyber Security is indispensable part of the activities of any organization and a strong IT security system protects the agencies/ governmental organizations against the cyber terrorism.
09/04/2012
25,000 students will be recruited in public and private sectors in the President-initiated program for students’ employment, “Summer Jobs. Tbilisi City Council will employ 10 000 students, in particular, the students will be recruited in all projects that are implemented by the institution.
08/04/2012
The School resource officers of Kutaisi donated blood at Kutaisi Central Hospital. They have participated in such charity event for the fifth time.
07/04/2012
The Ministry of Education and Science held a presentation of the new web site” www.blogger.ge. The site was launched as a part of the “Blogger’s House” concept that aims at raising awareness on using internet for educational purpose.
06/04/2012
On the initiative of the President of Georgia, a Center for Professional Retraining is being constucted in Gldani. The Minister, Dimitri Shashkini observed the ongoing constuction works on site today.
06/04/2012
A pretest is conducted in 170 schools throughout Georgia from April 6th to April 13th. Twelfth graders will have opportunity to take pre exam tests before the actual exams.
05/04/2012
School students of Tbilisi Public School № 105 performed a play in order to pay tribute to fallen soldiers of War of August 2008. Mother of fallen soldier – Vakhtan Gzirishvili attended the play.
05/04/2012
Students registered in Summer Job program, should sign a labor agreement with their employers from April 5 till May 15. Students should bring with themselves their ID cards. In case of any kind of problems, students should contact the program administration staff on report@summerjob.ge.
05/04/2012
The first stage of public school principle selection contest has started. Computerized exam for candidates willing to become school principals will last until April 12, 2012.
04/04/2012
School student-inventors international contest “Leonardo Da Vinci 2012” is getting started. First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Koka Sepherteladze and General Director of Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation Sulkhan Sisauri held a briefing for the press and introduced the program and conditions of the contest.
03/04/2012
Austrian teachers visited TPDC to get acquainted with implemented reforms in the education system of Georgia. The first deputy minister, Koka Seperteladze, welcomed the guests and introduced them to the on-going and future reforms in the education sector.
02/04/2012
41,000 teachers will take certification examinations in 2012. This number has doubled since last year. All subject teachers, without exception, have the opportunity to take certification exams in the English language and computer skills.
02/04/2012
1st graders online registration has started. From April 2 through April 17, registration will only be held for 1st graders registering at the schools where their siblings study or parents work. From April 17 till April 17, registration will be accessible at other schools.
02/04/2012
School Resource Officers and representatives of Liberty Bank visited children with special education needs at Samtredia Boarding School №15 and gave them some presents.
31/03/2012
Teacher’s House hosted the conference - “From Shakespeare to Dickens”, dedicated to the 200th anniversary of Charles Dickens. The conference was led by British linguists and experts of McMillan Publishing, Luke Prodromo and David Gibson.
30/03/2012
Voucher based financing started beginning on March 19. Volunteers willing to acquire vocational education will be granted with 1000GEL vouchers and the opportunity to study at their preferred educational institutions. Students from socially vulnerable families have already started to register.
29/03/2012
The number of Armenian and Azeri entrants registered for the National Unified Exams has increased since last year. Most of the Azeri and Armenian entrants decided to continue their study in the new program.
29/03/2012
Georgia hosted its first international conference on inclusive education; the aim of the conference was to discuss inclusive education issues and to provide a forum for sharing international practices.
29/03/2012
Minister Dimitri Shashkini met with the Deputy Minister of Education and Research of Norway, Elisabet Dahle, and the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway to Georgia and Turkey, Mr. Erling Skønsberg.  The Norwegian guests visited Georgia to attend an international conference on inclusive education.
28/03/2012
The Minister met with the students who have been registered for the students’ summer employment program “Summer Jobs”. The Minister discussed with them the goals of the program, which was initiated by the President of Georgia.
28/03/2012
For the Unified National Exams this year, 73% of entrants registered to take a foreign language exam in the English language, 17% in Russian, 7% German, and 3% in French.
27/03/2012
The Minister, Dimitri Shashkini talked about the reforms implemented and the main priorities of 2012 at anti crisis council’s session. “The reforms are being implemented successfully, increasing an access to education, enhancement of the quality of education, development of the demanding professions and modern learning facilities are our main priorities”, - highlighted the... Read More
27/03/2012
Online registration for teacher certification, unified national, high school, and master’s (GRE) exams are over. 41,000 persons registered for the teacher certification exams; this is twice as much as the previous year.
27/03/2012
"Democracy Starts with You!“ held the second South Caucasus Youth Parliament. Students from Armenia and Georgia voted on a joint declaration that they will present to the European Parliament in Brussels.
26/03/2012
Brazilian Senator Cristovam Buarque is paying a visit to Georgia. In the scope of the visit, the Minister of Education and Science of Georgia hosted the Brazilian Senator and introduced him to Georgia’s current education reforms.
26/03/2012
e-Catalog of the educational institutions ( public schools) was developed by the Ministry. The catalog collects information about the public schools throughout Georgia.
25/03/2012
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini visited Kutaisi Zurab Zhvania School of Public Administration and met Armenian language public school principals of the Kvemo Kartli and Samtskhe Javakheti regions.
24/03/2012
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini visiter Kutaisi Information Center and personally granted 1000 GEL vouchers to several applicants who are starting their vocational education.
23/03/2012
The Minister, Dimitri Shashkini,  together with the governor of Imereti, Lasha Makatsaria, and the Director of the National Center for Teacher Professional Development, Gia Mamulashvili, opened a new Teacher’s House in Kutaisi.
23/03/2012
The registration of potential students of vocational education institutions continues. Today, First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Koka Sepherteladze and Minister of Health and Labor Zurab Tchiaberashvili visited vocational college “Ikarosi” and personally granted vouchers to brothers Davit and Konstantine from socially vulnerable family.
22/03/2012
Students of Tbilisi Classical Gymnasium attended a public lecture delivered by chair of the Supreme Court and presentation of the online game “Court” as a part of the Civic Education Development program.
22/03/2012
The National Democratic Institute has conducted research in Georgia, which found that 46% of the Georgian population thinks that the level of education in the country has increased. 71% of the respondents consider that questions of education are actively discussed by politicians.
22/03/2012
Higher educational institutions of Georgia have joined the Anti-Drug Campaign. Today, the student-government of Georgian Technical University (GTU) held the campaign “Sport vs Drugs” in the yard of administrative building of GTU.
22/03/2012
Starting in the new academic year, a new Physica-Mathematical school will be opened in Telavi. The school will start operation on the basis of the fully rehabilitated Telavi Public School #3.
21/03/2012
The registration process for the students’ summer employment program “Summer Jobs” is going to be closed. Although the registration process was planned to last untill April 20, all vacant positions were filled on the first day of registration.
21/03/2012
Voucher based financing will start from March 19. Volunteers willing to acquire vocational education will be granted with vouchers in the amount of 1000GEL and opportunity to study at preferred educational institutions.
20/03/2012
Today, students’ registration for the summer employment program “Summer Jobs” has started. Registration is open from March 20 till April 20 on the website – www.summerjob.ge
20/03/2012
First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Koka Sepherteladze, attended an event at the Youth Palace. The event was organized in the scope of Novruz Bayram.
19/03/2012
Mikheil Saakashvili met with students of higher and vocational education institutions and discussed with them the importance of students’ employment project. The President also highlighted the importance of the voucher based financing system of vocational education.