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31/08/2010
The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini, the Governor of Imereti Region Lasha Makatsaria and Rector of Georgian Technical University Archil Phrangishvili visited Tkibuli to meet miners and upon the President’s task discussed the issue of opening Miners Professional Education Institution in Tkibuli.
30/08/2010
The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini attended reception at Free University and met the students who got highest scores in National Unified Exams and were enrolled to Free University.
30/08/2010
The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini met 100 English teachers from USA, Canada and European countries at Tbilisi International Airport.
30/08/2010
In 2010, for the first time, text-books will be distributed free of charge to all students from socially vulnerable families.  The Government has allocated 8 million GEL for this program.
28/08/2010
The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini and the Minister of Education and Science of Armenia Armen Ashotian met Armenian teachers who are attending 4 days training at Zurab Zhvania State School of Administration.
28/08/2010
The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini got familiarized with reconstruction works at public school №17 of Kutaisi.
28/08/2010
The first Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Akaki Seperteladze visited Italian School in Batumi and got familiarized with European model of teaching, infrastructure and technical support of the school.
27/08/2010
The President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili met Azeri and Armenian students.  For the first time, this year was launched new program for students of ethnic minorities. They were enrolled in the higher education institutions with special quotas.
27/08/2010
The first Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Akaki Seperteladze and the Minister of Education, Culture and Sport of Autonomous Republic of Adjara Gia Abuladze awarded resource officers with certificates at Public Schools №3 of Batumi.
27/08/2010
The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini attended the presentation of the School Principal Standard. The normative document was prepared by the specialists and experts of the National Center for Teacher Professional Development and it envisages the standards of  professional and practical skills of the school principal.
26/08/2010
The President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili attended the presentation of Hours of Heads of Classes at hotel-complex “Bazaleti” and met 150 teachers there.
26/08/2010
First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Koka Seperteladze attended the testing of Resource Officers and got familiarized with surveillance system installed in the school.
25/08/2010
Head of Internal Audit Department Irakli Andriashvili held briefing on unlawful procurements of 2008. By the Decree of the Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini. Intermal Audit Department inspected the documentation concerning the procurement of 2008 and the inspection revealed serious problems.
25/08/2010
The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini and Head of National Examinations Center Maia Miminoshvili held the briefing on Teachers Certification Exams.
24/08/2010
First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Akaki Seperteladze and Head of National Examinations Center Maia Miminoshvili held the briefing on the results of 2010 Unified Entry Exams Appeal Committee.
24/08/2010
The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini met the Head of Trade Union Irakli Petriashvili. The goal of the meeting was to normalize the labor relations between education institutions and trade unions of Georgia.
24/08/2010
Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Irine Kurdadze and United Nations Development Programme Resident Representative in Georgia Jamie McGoldrick met the directors of professional education institutions and present them 750 text-books.
24/08/2010
In the Scope of the President’s initiative programme ”Safe School”, surveillance systems were installed in more than 20 public schools of Tbilisi. The process of installing is underway at other public schools of the capital, Kutaisi and Batumi.
23/08/2010
The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini held the briefing on the beginning of the new academic year. By the announcement of the Minister, the exact dates of the beginning and ending of the academic year were defined and they won’t change.
21/08/2010
The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini and the Governor of Kvemo Kartli region Davit Kirkitadze got familiarized with rehabilitative works at Public Schools №7 and №21 of Rustavi.
20/08/2010
The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini announced the fact of establishing new Public Law Entity “National Center for Education Quality Assurance”.
19/08/2010
First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Koka Seperteladze and Rector of Ilia State University Gigi Tevzadze visited the construction site of sport collage.
18/08/2010
First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Koka Seperteladze and Director of Education and Science Infrastructure Development Agency, Irakli Todua visited Mleta village of Dusheti region and got familiarized with the construction works of the new public school.
16/08/2010
Deputy Minister of Education and Science, Nodar Surguladze and Director of Education and Science Infrastructure Development Agency, Irakli Todua visited the renovated gym in Tbilisi Public School №45.
15/08/2010
The President of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili met with the second group of native English speaker teachers   in Batumi. 102 foreigners from the USA, Canada, England, Poland and other countries of Europe will be distributed in Georgian families of Guria, Samegrelo and Adjara.
14/08/2010
On August 14, second group of foreign teachers arrived in Georgia in the framework of the project Teach and Learn With Georgia. 57 teachers arrived from the USA, Canada and European countries.
13/08/2010
Memorandum of Cooperation was signed between the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia and the Civil Registry Agency of the Ministry of Justice. Memorandum envisages automatic exchange of data between two structures.
12/08/2010
Two-day working conference was officially opened at Consulting and Training Center where launching of the Civic Education and Teacher Training Program was announced.
11/08/2010
First Deputy Minister of Education and Science, Koka Seperteladze awarded 20 winner teachers of the program  ”Georgian – Second Language” with certificates.
10/08/2010
First Deputy Minister of Education and Science, Akaki Seperteladze and Director of Education and Science Infrastructure Development Agency, Irakli Todua got familiarized with the construction works at the First Experimental School.
09/08/2010
First Deputy Minister of Education and Science, Akaki Seperteladze presented 15 winners of an international competition Aliante 2010 with portable computers at MES. The competition is organized by the NGO “New Generation – New Initiative”.
07/08/2010
First Deputy Minister of Education and Science, Akaki Seperteladze presented George Damenia with the portable computer and books at MES. George Damenia is the son of Zaza Damenia – National Hero who died in the war. Zaza Damenia was named as the National Hero according to the President’s order.
06/08/2010
First Deputy Minister of Education and Science, Akaki Seperteladze visited Buckswood Summer School and met with the Armenian schoolchildren who arrived in Georgia in the framework of English Language Learning Strengthening Program.
05/08/2010
Internal Audit Department of MES checked and discovered the debit and credit debts in 2007-2009 in MES and the Institutions operating under MES. Probably these debts are provoked from the illegal environment.
05/08/2010
First Deputy Minister of Education and Science, Akaki Seperteladze opened a new stadium in Tbilisi Public School №60. Education and Science Infrastructure Development Agency of MES implemented the construction workings.
04/08/2010
Talented and successful schoolchildren of the vulnerable families as well as the winners of the National School Olympiads will have an opportunity to study at private schools without tuition fee if they wish.
03/08/2010
Head of the Department of Internal Audit of the Ministry of Education and Science, Irakli Andriashvili made an announcement on the fact of stealing 39 unique books of the 18th and the 19th centuries from the library of Tbilisi State University.
02/08/2010
Reception was held at the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia. The Minister, Dimitri Shashkini and the representatives of the diplomatic corps accredited to Georgia met with 50 foreign teachers who arrived in Georgia in the framework of the educational program “Teach And Learn With Georgia”.
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.

             
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