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31/05/2012
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.
31/05/2012
School leaving exams of 2011-2012 academic year have been successfully completed. School students had to test their abilities in 8 subjects. Thousand of personnel have been involved in the exams.
31/05/2012
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia is not planning to dismiss the teachers. This announcement was made by the Minister at the Teacher’s House while holding a meeting with the teachers.
30/05/2012
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 from truth.
30/05/2012
Today, 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.
30/05/2012
On 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.
30/05/2012
The twelfth graders take the last- Math exam today. The Minister, Dimitri Shashkini closely observed this process at Komarov Physics Mathematical School in Tbilisi.
29/05/2012
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, Koka Seperteladze.
29/05/2012
Today, 12th graders are taking exams in Biology. Minister of Education and Science of Georgia observed the process of examination at Public School #60 of Tbilisi.
29/05/2012
The 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 administration.
28/05/2012
22 emigrant teachers of Georgian Sunday Schools in Great Britain, Germany, France, Greece and Ukraine are taking 3-day training courses in Georgian language, History and Geography at Teacher’s House.
28/05/2012
On 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.
28/05/2012
Today, the twelfth graders take exam in Chemistry. The Minister closely observed this process at Tbilisi public school#41; along with Georgian students, ethnic Ukrainians also study there.
26/05/2012
The President of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili awarded various members of society during the parade dedicated to the Independence Day, held at the Irakli Abashidze street in Kutaisi.
25/05/2012
The first week of the CAT exams is over. 42 000 schoolchildren took exams in Georgian language and literature, foreign languages, geography, history and physics.
25/05/2012
Deputy 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.
25/05/2012
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.
25/05/2012
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.
24/05/2012
High 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.
24/05/2012
The Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini, participated in the 7th Silkroad International Conference “Sustainable Economic Development of Eurasian Countries:  Opportunities and Challenges”.
24/05/2012
The 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.
23/05/2012
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”.
23/05/2012
The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini met the Minister of Education of Lithuania, Gintaras Steponavičius and introduced him to Georgia’s current educational reforms.
22/05/2012
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.
22/05/2012
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.
22/05/2012
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 School №4.
21/05/2012
The 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.
21/05/2012
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 transparent.
21/05/2012
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.
20/05/2012
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’ Certification.
19/05/2012
National 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.
19/05/2012
Before 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.
18/05/2012
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.
18/05/2012
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 voucher.
18/05/2012
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 voucher system.
18/05/2012
The National Assessment, organized by the National Center for Educational Quality Enhancement of MES, was held in Georgian for first graders at non-Georgian public schools.
17/05/2012
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.
17/05/2012
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.
17/05/2012
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.
16/05/2012
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 good results.
16/05/2012
High school leaving exams 2011-2012 will start on May 21. Educational Management Information System will technically support the process of examination.
15/05/2012
The 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.
15/05/2012
Organizational group has been created at the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia. The group will handle the issues of High School Leaving and Unified National Exams.  Today, meeting of the organizational exams was held. All questions concerning the exams were discussed during the meeting.
14/05/2012
Registration for a new wave of the participants in the “Georgia for Future Success” program started. The process will end by June 20, 2012. A new group of the teachers will commence their activities in the ethnic minority regions from September 10, 2012.
12/05/2012
Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia is building a new school in village Shibliani, Sagarejo Municipality. Construction works are implemented by the Educational and Scientific Infrastructure Development Agency.
12/05/2012
School Resource Officers together with Deputy Minister of Finance Grigol Baiburti visited the street children rehabilitation center “Beghurebi”. At the moment, 25 homeless children live in the center. The guests presented them with books, sweets, cloths.
11/05/2012
Native English-Speaking Teachers continue to arrive to Georgia as participants of the educational program “Teach and Learn with Georgia” (TLG). Today, a new group of teachers arrived from Australia, USA, South Affrica, Philippines, Ireland and Mexico.
11/05/2012
National Center for Teacher Professional Development organizes trainings for the teachers of all subjects. Training modules are developed in the way that answers requirements of modern teacher. During the trainings teachers take pre and post tests and get prepared for the Certification exams.
11/05/2012
In the scope of the program “Summer Jobs”, Ministry of Agriculture will employ 300 students. Today, Minister of Agriculture Zaza Kartozia, First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Akaki Sepherteladze together with students visited green-house in village Tserovani.
10/05/2012
From May 7, 2500 socially vulnerable students have started studying at vocational colleges throughout Georgia. They were granted with 1000 GEL worth vouchers, which gave them the opportunity to choose the vocational college upon their interest and master new profession.
10/05/2012
Association of Azeri Students in Georgia held 1st congress at Tbilisi State University. The assembly was dedicated to the birthday of national hero of Azerbaijan, Heidar Aliev.
09/05/2012
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini and Deputy Minister Nodar Surguladze personally congratulated veteran scientist Shota Gamkrelidze on 9 May and presented some gifts.
09/05/2012
To mark “Europe Day” contests were organized for the schoolchildren. Today, an awarding ceremony of winners was held in the Youth Palace. The finalists were awarded by the Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini and chairperson of Tbilisi City Assembly, Zaal Samadashvili.
08/05/2012
The President of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashhvili, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini and the Mayor of Tbilisi, Gigi Ugulava, observed the ongoing construction works of a new professional center in Gldani on site today.
08/05/2012
In the scope of “Summer Jobs Program”, Ministry of Justice will hire 320 students. Today, Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini and First Deputy Minister of Justice, Giorgi Vashadze met with the participants of the project.
07/05/2012
From May 7th, 2500 students from socially vulnerable families commenced their studies at  vocational colleges. They received funding with amount of 1000 GEL.
07/05/2012
From May 7 vocational college in Poti will receive 200 students, who will have the opportunity to master new professions. Today, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini visited vocational college in Poti.
05/05/2012
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia is building a new school in the village of Chibati in Lanchkhuti district. This process is administered by the Ministry’s Educational Scientific Infrastructure Development Agency.
05/05/2012
Tbilisi Art Hall hosted resource officers and the schoolchildren of public school#107. The guests saw a performance. After the event, the resource officers provided the schoolchildren with the presents.
04/05/2012
The voucher funding system has been introduced in vocational education this year, by the initiative of the President.  From 2012, all citizens of Georgia who want to master new profession at vocational college will be provided with voucher of 1000 GEL.
04/05/2012
The President of Georgia met the successful students at  Shota Rustaveli State University in Batumi. Mr. Mikheil Saakashvili spoke to them about the current and planned programs and projects; he focused on student ID cards, summer jobs, and student health insurance system.
03/05/2012
Today, the Minister Dimitri Shashkini, closely observed the construction site of the vocational college “Mermisi” in Sanzona. The construction of the institution started last December and will be finished by September 2012.
02/05/2012
The winners of the Microsoft "Imagine Cup" were reveled today. Today, the Minister, Dimitri Shashkini, Mission Director for the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) programs in Georgia, Stephen Haykin and Microsoft Georgia General Manager, David Asatiani awarded the winning team.
01/05/2012
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia has been implementing a new project that envisages equipping of Public Schools with carefully selected and tested School Boxes.
01/05/2012
In the scope of popularization of the sports, friendly match was organized among Tbilisi public school#100 and Zestaponi basketball teams.
30/04/2012
Tbilisi Open University granted the titles of honorary doctors to Vice Speaker of Parliament of Georgia, Rusudan Kervalishvili, Mr. Chen Jianfu, Ambassador of People’s Republic of China and Head of EUSR Office Tbilisi, Angey Tishhkevich.
29/04/2012
The Deputy Minister, Irine Kurdadze, awarded the winners of 6th annual- International Young Inventors Project Olympiad (IYIPO 2012)” with personal computers.
29/04/2012
This year, the certified teachers of natural sciences will take exams in experimental piece of physics, chemistry and biology and will receive surplus of 75GEL to their salaries.
28/04/2012
Preparing for 2012 International Olympiads has begun;   75 VIII-XII graders participated in the selection round, held in Tbilisi Public school #51. The teams will be formed out of those students who will score the highest points in the respective round organized at national level.
28/04/2012
Today, certified teachers will take integrated exam in the English language and computer literacy. Those teachers who successfully pass the exam will receive surplus to their salaries in the amount of 125GEL;
28/04/2012
School Session of European Youth parliament is being held for April 28-30. The Session has been opened in school “Olymp” today and has been attended by the representative of the Ministry, Head of National Curriculum and General Education Development Department, Mrs. Natia Jokhadze.
27/04/2012
President of Georgia and Head of Georgian Parliament have opened Chaghlar Educational Institutions International Young Inventors and Scientist 6th International Olympiad. The Olympiad will be held for three days and candidates from 31 countries will participate in it.
27/04/2012
In the scope of “Summer Jobs Program”, Ministry of Economy will hire 2500 students. Today, Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Vera Kobalia and First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Koka Sepherteladze met with the participants of the project. Vera Kobalia personally informed the students about their future jobs and responsibilities.
26/04/2012
In the scope of Governmental Hours, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini answered the question of members of the Parliament.
26/04/2012
President of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili visited State Agricultural University of Georgia, observed modern labs and stressed the huge importance of Agriculture Education in the future development of the country’s Agriculture.
25/04/2012
Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia has approved the schedule for High School leaving Exams, MA and Teacher Certification Exams. High School leaving Exams will begin on May 21 and end on May 30.
25/04/2012
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini, together with the Minister of Labor, Health and Social Affairs, Zurab Tchiaberashvili visited private school “Tbilisi Green School” with first form schoolchildren Luka Guledani, Aleksandre Kumsiashvili and Lizi Nanava.
24/04/2012
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini has announced High School Exams start date for 2011-2012 academic year, during his meeting with senior students of Tbilisi № 82 Public School.
23/04/2012
Tbilisi №173 Public School was given the name of the Hero, Vakhtang Gzirishvili, who deceased in Russian-Georgian War. Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia and the representatives of Georgian Armed Forces have unveiled the Memorial, dedicated to this specific fact.
23/04/2012
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia has been implementing a new project in the frames of the recent reforms. In the nearest future Public Schools will be equipped with carefully selected and tested School Boxes.
22/04/2012
National Center for Quality Enhancement (NCEQE) under the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia (MES) has held a Greenery Event for the commemoration of the “Day of the Earth.” The first Deputy Minister, Koka Seperteladze has participated in the event.
22/04/2012
With support of Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia and US Embassy to Georgia, general course in American Studies has been developed at Tbilisi City Hall main library.
22/04/2012
Earth Day is celebrated annually on April 22. In this regard, Young scientist organized the conference dedicated to Earth Day at Tbilisi Technical University. The topic of the conference was the development of electro mobile and other types of transportation.
21/04/2012
President of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili together with the Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini and Head of National Forensics Bureau, Giorgi Khizanishvili have opened a new unique laboratory.
21/04/2012
SROs have joined construction of Queen Virgin Church at “Makhata” mountain. 300 SROs have been cleaning the church site all day long. SROs have planted Cypress trees in the vicinity of the site as well.
20/04/2012
In order to strengthen the joint work of SROs and social workers, Police Academy organizes the trainings for SROs and social workers.
20/04/2012
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini and Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs Lado Vardzelashvili met the participants of students’ summer employment program “Summer Jobs” and talked about the goal and importance of the program.
19/04/2012
New vocational college “Akhali Talga” was opened by the President of Georgia Mikhail Saakashvili and Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Saakashvili in Kobuleti. School buildings have been refurbished with modern equipments.
19/04/2012
The Minister of Education and Science, Mr. Dimitri Shashkini held a meeting with one of the Ministers of State of the German Federal Foreign Office, Mrs. Cornelia Pieper, who paid a working visit to Georgia.
18/04/2012
Georgian participants won third place in Microsoft Partners in Learning European Forum 2012, held in Lisbon, Portugal. Overall, 82 projects were presented.
17/04/2012
About 600 student participants of the “Summer Jobs” program will be employed in the medical sector. They will be able to work at hospitals and clinics throughout Georgia.
17/04/2012
1st grade online registration has started. From April 2 through April 17, registration was only held for 1st graders registering at the schools where their siblings study or parents work. From April 17 till June 17, registration will be accessible at other schools.
15/04/2012
SROs wished happy Easter to a large family of Nebieridze who have 9 children. The resource officers presented them Easter Gifts and spent a day with the children.
14/04/2012
On April 14th, President Saakashvili met with teachers involved in the program “Georgian Language for Future Success” and their Azeri and Armenian students. Mr. Mikheil Saakashvili talked about the importance of knowledge of the state language and prospective projects and programs in the field of education.
14/04/2012
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini visited Tbilisi Boarding School #200, wished them a Happy Easter and presented them with Easter Gifts. As a part of this event, the schoolchildren made a presentation of their hand-made works and gave a small concert for the guests.
14/04/2012
Fifth Georgian Language House will start operation in Kvemo Kartli region. First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Koka Sepherteladze and Governor of Kvemo Kartli region Davit Kirkitadze opened a new Georgian Language House in Tsalka.
12/04/2012
The winners of the contest for the creation of a logo and slogan for the state Anti Drug campaign have been revealed. Author of the slogan – “Chose life and not drugs” is 12th grader of Tbilisi Public School # 59, Giorgi Osefashvili.
12/04/2012
The Bank of Georgia will issue 25 000 plastic salary cards for the participants of the Summer Job program. At the same time, the students can use this card while performing different bank operations in Georgia and abroad.
12/04/2012
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia and Agency for Educational and Scientific Infrastructure Development under Ministry has constructed a new school in the village of Kvabgha, Chokhatauri. Deputy Minister, Nodar Surguladze visited the newly built school.
11/04/2012
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini was interviewed by the journalist of Russian radio station – “Echo of Moscow”. Journalist, Ekaterine Kotrikadze expressed much interest in the issue of teaching Russian language at Georgian schools.

             
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