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30/09/2010
Week dedicated to the 170th anniversary of Akaki Tsereteli will be held on October 25-29 in Public Schools by the initiative of MES. The schools will plan and carry out different activities in the scope of the week. Competition of the writings will be held as well where VIII-XII graders will take part.
29/09/2010
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini and Rector of Ilia State University, Gigi Tevzadze visited Earth Sciences Institute and got familiarized with the unique geological multifunction technique GMSYS 2009 that was invented by Georgian scientists.
29/09/2010
As the result of the joint investigative activities of the Prosecutor’s Office of Georgia, Chamber of Control and Audit Department of MES, Director of Kakheti experimental station of Lomouri Agriculture Institute, George Bolghashvili  and Main Accountant of this institution, Gela Janiashvili have been arrested.
28/09/2010
Graduates of 158 public school donated 3,444GEL to the school in the scope of the program ALUMNI. The sum was spent for renovating the third floor, changing windows and doors, taps, ladders. Computer classroom was refurbished as well.
27/09/2010
Al-Jazeera television dedicated special topic to the project Teach and Learn With Georgia, being commenced in Georgian Public Schools. Author named recruitment of foreign teachers as the linguistic revolution. He explained in details that the country tries to leave the post-Soviet past by teaching the Georgian schoolchildren English language.
27/09/2010
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini and Director of National Curriculum and Assessment Center, Natia Jokhadze personally presented the first graders of Tbilisi Public School №53 with English Language textbooks, published for the first graders of the pilot schools.
25/09/2010
Graduates of Tbilisi Vocational Education and Training Center have been employed in the new factory Sartorial House. The graduates were awarded with the diplomas of dressmaker after passing the course at the center during one year and a half. They will receive the salary that amounts to 500 GEL. Studying is free at Tbilisi Vocational Education and Training Center.
25/09/2010
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini commented on establishing Black Sea Technical University in Batumi: Education presents one of the top priorities of our country. With the support of our American partners, new University will be constructed in Batumi.
24/09/2010
By the initiative of the President of Georgia, dance classes will be introduced in schools. In the scope of this initiative, First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Koka Seperteladze held a first working meeting.
24/09/2010
12 adults were moved to Tbilisi Boarding-School №200 for the Children With Special Needs from the Boarding-Schools of Gurjaani, Bodbe and Kokhnari. Adults lived in the conditions that did not satisfy elementary requirements.
23/09/2010
Delegation of the Government of Georgia, UNDP and EU visited the Milk Factory in Gori. UNDP Resident Representative in Georgia, Jamie McGoldrick , Head of the European Union Delegation to Georgia, Per Eklund, Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Irine Kurdadze, Deputy Minister of Agriculture of Georgia, Malkhaz Akishbaia and Governor of Shida Kartli,... Read More
23/09/2010
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini, Minister of Education of Azerbaijan, Misir Mardanov and Governor of Kvemo Kartli, David Kirkitadze visited Gardabani Public School №3 and congratulated the schoolchildren on the beginning of the school year in the renovated environment.
22/09/2010
Prime Minister of Georgia, Nika Gilauri and Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini opened new canteen at Tbilisi Public School #161. Canteen is in compliance with modern standards.
22/09/2010
Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK) and Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia in April 2010 in order to foster the cooperation between Japanese and Georgian physicists.
21/09/2010
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini , U.S. Ambassador to Georgia, John Bass and Governor of Shida Kartli, Zurab Arsoshvili visited the rehabilitated school of the village of Dzevera and spoke with the schoolchildren. The school was renovated with the financial support of USAID.
21/09/2010
First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Koka Seperteladze and Director of the National Center for Teacher Professional Development, Gia Mamulashvili held a briefing on the beginning of the registration of teacher inductees.
20/09/2010
Many honorable guests attended the event dedicated to the new academic year at Sokhumi State University. Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Nodar Surguladze was among the guests. He congratulated the students on the beginning of the new academic year and wished them success.
20/09/2010
In the scope of the Forum of Georgian Scientists, two-day plenary session of Georgian scientists who work abroad was opened on September 20-21. Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini attended the opening of the session.
20/09/2010
New academic year began on September 20 at Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University. Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini and Acting Rector of TSU, Aleksandre Kvitashvili congratulated the students on the beginning of the new academic year.
18/09/2010
Working meeting was held between the Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini and the President of Education Professional Syndicate, Tato Shavshishvili. Tato Shavshishvili introduced the proposals to the Minister that are planned to be implemented in cooperation with MES.
18/09/2010
First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Koka Seperteladze and Minister of Education, Culture and Sport of Adjara, Gia Abuladze visited the Ship “Academy” of Batumi State Maritime Academy.
18/09/2010
According to the changes in the National Curriculum, physical fitness lessons will be replaced with sports classes from 2010-2011 academic years.
17/09/2010
Unique center was established in Georgian Technical University for the bachelor and MA students of electro energy field. The center is in compliance with modern standards.
17/09/2010
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.
17/09/2010
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini and General Director and Executive Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Liberty Bank, Lado Gurgenidze met with certified teachers in the head office of Liberty Bank and held a briefing.
17/09/2010
First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Koka Seperteladze and Minister of Education, Culture and Sport of Adjara, Gia Abuladze personally presented 25 successful school children of the basic level of the public schools of Khulo region with personal computers in the scope of the President’s national program My First Computer.
17/09/2010
Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Irine Kurdadze held a briefing on the prices of the school textbooks.
16/09/2010
Reception for another group of foreign teachers was held in MES in the scope of the education program Teach And Learn With Georgia.
16/09/2010
Resource officers will ensure safety in all Public Schools of Batumi from the new academic year. Deputy Ministers of Education and Science of Georgia, Koka Seperteladze and George Chakhnashvili introduced the three-person group of resource officers in Batumi Public School №3.
16/09/2010
For the first time in Georgia, bilingual textbooks are published for non-Georgian school children. 35% of the material of these textbooks is published in Georgian. Manuals
15/09/2010
Arrival of foreign teachers still continuous in the scope of the program Teach And Learn With Georgia. Traditionally, they are met by the Minister of Education and Science and Deputy Ministers in the Tbilisi International Airport.
15/09/2010
Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia sent the application to the parole commission about releasing three juvenile convicts – Levan Dumbadze, Merab Mindeli and Rati Darbaidze.
15/09/2010
The President of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili opened new public school in the village of Dighomi. The school is in compliance with modern standards. The President congratulated the school children and teachers on the beginning of the new academic year.
15/09/2010
For the first time in Georgia, on September 15, new school year began in all public schools of Georgia simultaneously. In the scope of this day, the First Lady of Georgia, Sandra Elisabeth Reolofs visited Tbilisi Pubic School №158 and attended the event, dedicated to the new academic year.
14/09/2010
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini met 400 resource officers of Tbilisi Public Schools and attended the swearing in ceremony. Resource officers held a swearing in ceremony.
14/09/2010
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini introduced innovations of 2010-2011 academic years to the journalists at the briefing held in the office of the newspaper Prime Time. Minister thoroughly answered journalists’ questions.
13/09/2010
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini and Minister of Environment Protection and Natural Resources, Goga Khachidze, together with the Rector of Ilia State University, Gigi Tevzadze officially opened the Institute of Alpine Ecology in Stepantsminda.
13/09/2010
First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Koka Seperteladze attended the Open Day at Tbilisi State University of Economic Relations, congratulated students on the beginning of the new academic year and presented them with around 3,000 textbooks of 4 different titles on behalf of MES.
12/09/2010
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini held a presentation of the 2010-2015 Strategy Paper of MES firstly for the journalists.
11/09/2010
According to the initiative of the President of Georgia, teaching of English language will be launched from the first form in some pilot schools of Georgia. If the piloting passes successfully, the project will be launched in all schools from 2011. Teachers, who will teach the first graders foreign language, passed the special training.
11/09/2010
Adelina Chanturia, who lives in the orphanage of Kojori, will continue studying in the private school-lyceum “Mtsignobartukhutsesi” in the 12th form in the scope of the program, initiated by MES. Minister personally took the girl in the new school and presented her with the personal computer.
10/09/2010
25,381 students have been enrolled in accredited higher educational institutions of Georgia according to 2010 Unified Entry Exams. 3,276 of them will continue studying at higher professional programs.
10/09/2010
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini awarded with certificates and personal computers several teachers who successfully passed the certification exams.
09/09/2010
First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Koka Seperteladze met the teachers of the new selective subject World Culture that is designed for the 11th graders of the general educational institutions. First Deputy awarded the teachers with certificates.
09/09/2010
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini, together with the first graders of Public School №53 attended the presentation of the education-cognitive computer games.
08/09/2010
Teachers’ Professional Code of Ethics, School Principal Code of Ethics and School Children Code of Conduct will be launched from the new academic year.
08/09/2010
First Deputy Minister of Education and Science, Koka Seperteladze held a briefing on the State Education Grants. According to Koka Seperteladze, registration begins for the students who passed Unified Entry Exams and meet the requirements for participation in the social program.
07/09/2010
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini met the winners of international Olympiads, Tsotne Tabidze, Grigol Peradze, Teimuraz Ghoghoberidze and levan Kankadze and awarded them with prizes, diplomas of Honor and books.
07/09/2010
The First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Koka Seperteladze and Majority of Gldani-Nadzaladevi region, member of Tbilisi City Assembly, Mamuka Gugeshashvili visited the newly constructed open stadium of Tbilisi Public School №133.
06/09/2010
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini awarded around 200 10th graders of Tbilisi Public Schools with personal computers. These school children successfully completed the basic level (7th, 8th and 9th forms). Totally, 1015 successful school children will be presented with computers throughout Georgia.
03/09/2010
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini met 110 Heads of primary classes and presented them with netbooks. These teachers passed four-day training in the basic computer skills and got familiarized with the requirements of the new National Curriculum.
02/09/2010
The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini met English language teachers, who came to Georgia in the scope of the program “Teach and Learn with Georgia” and discussed with them the issues concerning the implementation of the program.
02/09/2010
The process of distributing text-books to vulnerable schoolchildren has been started. First, the text-books will be sent to Imereti, Samegrelo and Svaneti regions.
01/09/2010
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini visited the Peikrishvili family where 5 children live. Minister presented the twins Nino and Besik Peikrishvili with the textbooks.
01/09/2010
First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Koka Seperteladze and the Head of National Center for Education Quality Assurance, David Kereselidze held a briefing.
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.

             
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