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31/07/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini met the foreign teachers at the Tbilisi International Airport who arrived in Georgia in the framework of the educational program “Teach And Learn With Georgia” in order to get involved in the education process together with the local teachers from the new academic year.
30/07/2010
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini attended the presentation of the web-sites of 40 public schools, prepared by the students of the faculty of web technologies at IT Vocational Education and Training Center and awarded the authors of the best sites.
29/07/2010
First Deputy Minister of Education and Science, Akaki Seperteladze awarded the winners of the competition Junior Summer School of Georgia with diplomas for creating the best foreign language essays. These schoolchildren will be sent in the summer schools of Great Britain, France and Germany.
28/07/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini awarded with prizes the schools where the winners of the School Olympiads study. Based on the results of the subjects, unified list of high ranking general educational institutions was created.
27/07/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini visited Tbilisi Public School №92 and got familiarized with the educational-cognitive and didactic literature that was donated to the school library by the President of Education Professional Syndicate, Tato Shavshishvili.
26/07/2010
Presentation of the website  - www.tpdc.ge  of Teacher Professional Development Center was held at MES for the journalists.
24/07/2010
Popular English game – cricket was held among the schoolchildren of Tskneti Buckswood Summer School. Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini attended the competition.
23/07/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini and Director of National ExaminationCenter, Maia Miminoshvili held a briefing on the completion of exams. For the first time this year, exams were held in three directions – Unified Entry Exams for entrants, Graduate Record Exams and teachers’ certification exams.
23/07/2010
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia together with the National Centre for Education Accreditation continues a series of Regional Academic Summits and trainings for higher educational institutions in the framework of the Twinning/CEIBAL project.
22/07/2010
The President of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili visited the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia. The President met with the Minister, Dimitri Shashkini and the representatives of MES. Current condition of the Ministry, ongoing activities and plans were discussed at the meeting.
21/07/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini participated in the award ceremony of the graduates of Georgian American University. In 2010, 105 bachelor students and 39 MA students are graduating from the School of Business while 134 bachelor and 3 MA students – from the School of Law of Georgian American University.
20/07/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini awarded the winning team of Georgia at the International Mathematical Olympiad with prizes and diplomas. Team of Georgia that was composed with 6 schoolchildren received two silver and two bronze medals and two Diplomas of Honor at 51st International Mathematical Olympiad IMO 2010.
19/07/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini and Minister of Labor, Health and Social Affairs, Aleksandre Kvitashvili held a working meeting with the Chairman of Professional Unions, Irakli Petriashvili   on ongoing innovations and future plans of the system.
17/07/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini met with 36 students of summer school who will leave for the United Kingdom English Language Summer School for two weeks by July 24. Schoolchildren were selected among 400 participants according to the subject Olympiads and different educational competitions.
16/07/2010
Deputy Minister of Education and Science, Irine Kurdadze visited Tbilisi Vocational Education and Training Center where successful graduates, students and teachers were awarded. Exhibition-selling of their workings was held as well.
16/07/2010
First Deputy Minister of Education and Science, Akaki Seperteladze attended the presentation of the book “Russian Aggression in my Eyes” in the Museum of Occupation. Schoolchildren’s paintings and essays that reflect Russian aggression towards Georgia in August 2008, are included in the book.
15/07/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini visited G.Tsulukidze Mining Institute and attended the   imitated show of tunnel protection new technologies from the heavy results of explosion.
14/07/2010
First Deputy Minister of Education and Science, Akaki Seperteladze attended the training process of the teachers of civil defence and safety in Public School №24. Instructors of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Ministry of Defence and Tbilisi State Medical University presented the imitated lesson in emergency.
13/07/2010
Director of Teacher Professional Development Center of MES, Gia Mamulashvili visited Rustavi Examination Center and got familiarized with the registration for the second session and the exam.
13/07/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini observed Teachers’ Certification Exam in Georgian Technical University. Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini observed Teachers’ Certification Exam in Georgian Technical University.
12/07/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini and Rector of the Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Khatia Dekanoidze awarded future 205 resource officers with certificates. Resource Officers were retrained at the Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
12/07/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini and Director of National Examination Center, Maia Miminoshvili held a briefing on Teachers’ Certification Exams.
10/07/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini and First Deputy of Chief Prosecutor of Georgia, Davit Sakvarelidze visited schoolchildren’s exhibition in Mtatsminda Park and presented the winners of the competition “Youth Without Loss".
09/07/2010
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia together with the National Centre for Education Accreditation continues a series of Regional Academic Summits and trainings for higher educational institutions in the framework of the Twinning/CEIBAL project.
09/07/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini visited the school children of Buckswood summer school. In the framework of English Language Learning Strengthening Program, 130 school children are improving their English language knowledge, participating in cultural activities and having a rest.
08/07/2010
Presentation of the new portal www.buki.ge was held at MES. Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini introduced the netbook “Buki” to 50 first graders of Tbilisi First Experimental School and their parents.
07/07/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini visited an examination center, attended the registration process of the candidates and got familiarized with the first exam in the scope Graduate Record Examinations.
07/07/2010
Deputy Minister of Education and Science, Nodar Surguladze and Director of National Examination Center, Maia Miminoshvili held a briefing on the beginning of Graduate Record Examinations.
07/07/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini and Director of National Curriculum and Assessment Center, Natia Jokhadze met with 150 class tutors of cpublic schools.
06/07/2010
Deputy Minister of Education and Science, Irine Kurdadze attended the correction of the exam papers in Georgian Language and Literature. Representatives of media had opportunity to attend the correction process as well.
06/07/2010
By the decision of the Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini, dormitory of Kachreti Vocational Education and Training Center will be fully rehabilitated by the next academic year. Around 300 students will have opportunity to live in the environment that will be in compliance with international standards.
05/07/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini and Rector of Iv.Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, George Khubua visited the renovated 10th and 11th buildings of TSU. MES implemented the rehabilitative workings in the framework of University Infrastructure Development program.
05/07/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini visited Georgian State Agrarian University. Entrants were passing general ability tests there. On July 5-6, at 09:00 a.m. the first session of the second exam began in 14 examination centers of 14 examination cities.
03/07/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini, Deputy  Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs David Namgalauri met with the finalists of the school children football competition “School Ball” and awarded two distinguished bombardiers – Dimitri Tutberidze (member of the team of Zugdidi Public School №4) and George Kobuladze (member of the team of Bolnisi... Read More
02/07/2010
First Deputy Minister of Education and Science, Akaki Seperteladze presented with notebooks the students who took the first and the second places in 2010 Tbilisi Students’ Economic Olympiad.
02/07/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini, together with the representatives of National Curriculum and Assessment Center and Teacher Professional Development Center met with the teachers and introduced them the new school journal.
01/07/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini took two visually impaired entrants – Tamar Kalandadze and Bachana Margvelashvili to Georgian Technical University in order to pass the registration. Minister also attended the registration of the second session.
01/07/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini visited Georgian State Agrarian University and attended entrants’ registration process. Registration began in time. Entrants’ distribution in the exam sectors was organized properly as well.
01/07/2010
All entrants pass 4 exams in order to continue studying at academic higher educational programs;State grants for 2010 academic higher educational programs  will be allocated according to the results of general ability tests as well as 4 exams (1,5 is the value of general ability test);
30/06/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini attended the gala concert of the festival of Georgian song that was held in memory of Gogi Dolidze. Song festival was held for the fourth time by the initiative of the principal of Tbilisi Public School №24, Gia Murghulia. It was held among the school children of 10-17 ages.
30/06/2010
The foundation day of National Manuscript Center was celebrated on June 30. Events were held in the scope of this day at the center. Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini and many honorable guests participated in the event.
30/06/2010
First Deputy Minister of Education and Science, Akaki Seperteladze and Director of National Examination Center, Maia Miminoshvili held a first briefing on 2010 Unified Entry Exams at the media center of Unified Entry Exams.
30/06/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini and Manager of Microsoft Program in Central and Eastern Europe - Forum of Innovative Teachers 2010, Teodor Milev participated in the summarizing conference and awarded the winner teachers with prizes and certificates.
29/06/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini, Rector of Iv.Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, George Khubua and Director of National Scientific Library, Irakli Gharibashvili attended the award ceremony of 62 specialists of TSU library. Librarians were awarded with certificates.
29/06/2010
Another round of discussions of School Principals’ Professional Code of Ethics was held at MES. This time, Director of Teacher Professional Development Center, Gia Mamulashvili, around 50 principals and teachers of different regions of Georgia as well as representatives of NGOs and Public Board participated in the event.
28/06/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini and Minister of Finance of Georgia, Kakha Baindurashvili met with the Rectors of Higher Educational Institutions and introduced them the planned amendments in the Tax Code.
26/06/2010
The final match of School Ball was held among Zugdidi Public School №5 and Bolnisi Public School #1 on Adjara Coast, in Batumi. The team of Zugdidi Public School №5 won the match. The score was 3:0.
26/06/2010
Two-day seminar was held in the tourist complex in Daba Chakvi for the representatives of media. Around 30 representatives of TV, radio stations and newspapers participated in the seminar.
26/06/2010
International Conference “Forum of Freedom” is being held on June 24-27 in Batumi that organized by United National Movement.
25/06/2010
The President of Georgia opened new Caucasian French School. Minister of Education and Science of Georgia and Ambassador of Republic of France to Georgia Erik Fournier attended school opening ceremony.
25/06/2010
Award ceremony of the volunteer students who participated in the competition We Study Together was held at the exhibition hall of Tbilisi State Academy of Arts in the framework of the project Development of Inclusive Education in 9 Regional Public Schools.
25/06/2010
For the first time, MES identified the best student, teacher, school principal, public and private schools and the Head of resource center of the year.
24/06/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini opened a new gym of the tenth building of TSU and announced about foundation of University Basketball League. Minister of Culture, Monument Protection and Sport, Nikoloz Rurua, President of Basketball Federation, Besik Liparteliani and Rector of TSU, Giorgi Khubua participated in the event.
23/06/2010
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia together with the National Centre for Education Accreditation continues a series of Regional Academic Summits and trainings for higher educational institutions in the framework of the Twinning/CEIBAL project.
23/06/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini opened a stadium in Tbilisi Public School №165. Education and Science Infrastructure Development Agency of MES implemented the construction workings of the stadium that is in compliance with modern standards.
22/06/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini opened the third level (10-12 grades) school “Logos”. School that is staffed with high quality professionals will start functioning from the next academic year.
21/06/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini hold a working meeting on the school infrastructure improvement with businessmen and the Heads of banks.
18/06/2010
Discussion of School Principal Professional Code of Ethics was held at MES. Deputy Minister of Education and Science, Irine Kurdadze and Director of Teacher Professional Development Center, Gia Mamulashvili took participation in the working meeting.
17/06/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini attended the conference Educational Reform – Challenges and Initiatives seen from Public Point of View. Conference was organized by Education Alliance of Georgia.
17/06/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini held a briefing on the false information about teachers’ dismissal. By the announcement of the Minister, in the recent period, false information was spread by one of the organizations that MES plans to dismiss teachers.
16/06/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini and Ambassador of Federal Republic of Germany to Georgia, Ortwin Hennig signed a declaration on cooperation and foundation of German International School in Tbilisi.
16/06/2010
In the framework of the President’s initiative about replacing physical fitness lessons with sports classes, final match in basketball among 7th and 8th graders was held in Tbilisi Public School №51 in order to identify winners of the basic level.
15/06/2010
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia together with the National Centre for Education Accreditation has launched a series of Regional Academic Summits and trainings for higher educational institutions in the framework of the Twinning/CEIBAL project.
15/06/2010
Deputy Minister of Education and Science, Irine Kurdadze and Director of Teacher Professional Development Center, Gia Mamulashvili got familiarized with the training process of IT teachers in Tbilisi Public School №187 where teachers of several schools are being trained as well.
14/06/2010
On International Day of Disabled People, Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini visited Tbilisi №202 School for Blind and Visually Impaired Children and attended the school children’s concert that was dedicated to the end of the academic year.
12/06/2010
The President of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili opened rehabilitated Z.Zhvania School of Public Administration in Kutaisi. Current year, school was fully renovated. The first listeners have been already enrolled in school in order to pass the professional development course
11/06/2010
In the scope of the program Providing Schools with Computers and Equipping them with Modern Techniques, presentation of Innovative Center was held at MES. Center presents the model of future class room equipped with modern techniques: Interactive Electronic Board, computers, laptops and projectors.
11/06/2010
OnJune 10, 2010, Educators and Scientists Free Trade Union of Georgia, made afalse statement that, allegedly, the Ministry of Education and Science (MES) ofGeorgia interferes in the activities of the professional unions. In response,MES declares that these allegations are manifestly ill-founded and nointerference has taken place from the side of MES.
11/06/2010
Football competition was held among the team of Tbilisi Public School №207 and musical group “Mgzavrebi” with the support of MES and Police Academy of Ministry of Internal Affairs.
10/06/2010
Working meeting of the representatives of NGOs and the members of Public Board was held at MES in order to discuss the draft plan of school children Code of Conduct.
10/06/2010
In the scope of the President’s initiative about replacing physical fitness lessons with sports classes, competition in table tennis and volleyball was held among the schools of Rustavi.
09/06/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini met with around 200 teachers of Tbilisi and regions and informed them about planned innovations for the next academic year.
08/06/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini and General Director of Medical Insurance Group “Archimedes Global Georgia” Nikoloz Ramishvili attended the opening ceremony of the medical aid station in Public School №55 that is in compliance with modern standards.
07/06/2010
The Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini opened a new swimming pool in Tbilisi Public School #186. Company “Royal 2009” implemented rehabilitative workings. This is the only swimming pool in Didi Digomi settlement.
05/06/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini and Director of National Curriculum and Assessment Center, Natia Jokhadze introduced the results of textbook competition to the teachers and Principals of schools.
04/06/2010
Deputy Minister of Education and Science, Nodar Surguladze and Ambassador of Federal Republic of Germany to Georgia, Ortwin Hennig awarded 94 Georgian youngsters with the internships of German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) to study and research in Germany.
04/06/2010
First Deputy Minister of Education and Science, Akaki Seperteladze visited ancient Georgian manuscript exhibition at Vekua Physics-Mathematical School №42 that was organized by the school children Club of Cultural Heritage and National Centre of Manuscripts.
03/06/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini and the representative of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Tamar Belkania visited Tbilisi private school “Tsiskari” and attended civil defense and safety lesson. Students of this school will study history of Georgian army, review of Georgian armament, road safety and opportunities of civil defense.
03/06/2010
Renovated schools were opened in the villages of Kareli region – Dvani, Takhtisdziri and Dirbi. Rehabilitative workings were financed by USAID. First Deputy Minister of Education and Science, Koka Seperteladze and Acting Director of USAID mission to Georgia, Ioakim Parker attended the school opening ceremony.
02/06/2010
Rector of the Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Khatia Dekanoidze and Rector of Tbilisi State Medical University, Zurab Vadachkoria signed a memorandum that envisages giving the guards training courses in the first aid.
01/06/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini attended the conference “It is Child’s Right to be Heard” that was organized by Public Defender and Child and Woman’s Rights Centre of Public Defender Office.
01/06/2010
By the initiative of the Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini, exhibition of school children paintings dedicated to International Children’s Day was held at the Ministry.
01/06/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini visited Tbilisi Public School №203, congratulated the school children on International Children’s Day and presented them with different gifts. Minister congratulated all children on this day, wished them health and success in studying.
31/05/2010
World no Tobacco Day was celebrated at I. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University. Pictograms of different countries were exhibited in the hall of the second building of Tbilisi State University, booklets and flyers were distributed as well.
29/05/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini, Ambassador of the United States of America to Georgia, John R. Bass and Ambassador of the Republic of France to Georgia, Eric Fournier attended Diploma Award Ceremony of graduates of 2010 of G.Zaldastanishvili American Academy.
28/05/2010
First Deputy Minister of Education and Science, Akaki Seperteladze and UEFA Hat Trick program manager, Joseph Clement attended ongoing football tournament among the school children of Vake-Saburtalo districts.
28/05/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini, European Director of Business Development, Microsoft Public and Private Alliances, Dan MacFetridge and Intel Global Education Director for World Ahead, Brian Gonzalez signed an agreement in Batumi. Memorandum envisages close cooperation between the parties.
27/05/2010
The President of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili met with the graduates of Batumi Public Schools. 41 graduates of Batumi schools received Golden Medals and 74 - Silver Medals. The President of Georgia personally awarded 41 successful graduates with Golden Medals.
27/05/2010
Representatives of USA, Canada, Ukraine and EU , who founded Science and Technology Center in Ukraine held their 2009 summary meeting in Tbilisi.
25/05/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini met with around 200 regional teachers in Zugdidi Public School №2. This time, Minister personally introduced current condition of the system to the teachers of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, spoke about recent innovations in details and teachers’ ethics code that will come into force from May 31.Dimitri Shashkini answered... Read More
25/05/2010
Public Board, established by the initiative of the Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini discussed the draft plan of teachers’ professional ethics code. Opinions and notes of the members of the board will be considered in the final version of the code.
24/05/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini attended the general school graduation event “Last Bell” in Rustavi Public School №24. He presented all successful school children of this school with portable computers.
24/05/2010
Head of General and Vocational Education Development Department of MES, Lali Ebanoidze presented the winners of the art competition Sadako – Ambassador of Peace with computers. The winners are: student of Tbilisi Public School №139, Nika Maghelani, student of Tbilisi Virsaladze Art School, Nodar Pirveli and student of Kutaisi Maisuradze Art School, Tamar Ioseliani.
22/05/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini met with the teachers of Batumi Public Schools #10 and #12. Dimitri Shashkini spoke about ongoing educational reforms at the meeting and initiated to establish physics-mathematical school in Batumi.
21/05/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini   got familiarized with the teaching methodology of Batumi State Maritime Academy on the training ship. Service Agency of the Ministry of Finance of Georgia presented the Academy with training ship in February, 2010.
20/05/2010
Head of General Inspection of the Ministry of Education and Science, Irakli Andriashvili held a briefing on violation of law by political parties for holding pre-election campaign in public schools.
20/05/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini introduced ongoing educational processes and 2010-2011 planned innovations to around 200 teachers in Poti Public School №2.
19/05/2010
Refurbishing Public School Canteens in compliance with modern standards still continues. New project will be piloted in Tbilisi Public Schools №55 and №43. Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini and Minister of Finance, Kakha Baindurashvili opened modern canteen in Public School №43.
19/05/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini and Director of National Examination Center, Maia Miminoshvili visited Tbilisi Public School №57.  Pre-testing among 11th graders is held in this school in order to define minimal competency level for 2011 General Education Exams.
18/05/2010
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini met with regional teachers in Ozurgeti Public School №2 and spoke about ongoing educational process, planned and already implemented activities in the scope of the reforms.

             
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