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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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,
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini, participated in the 7th
Silkroad International Conference “Sustainable Economic Development of Eurasian
Countries: Opportunities and Challenges”.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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’
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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,
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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,
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.
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;
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.
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.
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
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
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.