Minister of Education and Science Tamar Sanikidze wished merry Christmas and a happy New Year to come to the pupils, their parents and teachers from №202 Public School, especially to the pupils with special educational needs and noted that the Ministry shall continue implementing important projects in future.
meeting was held at the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia. Minister
of Education Tamar Sanikidze talked about accomplished projects and future
plans and summarized the activities carried out by the Ministry during 2013.
With the initiative of the Minister of Justice, Public Service Hall shall start issuing ID cards free of charge. Minister Tea Tsulukiani announced the initiative during the briefing at the Ministry of Justice.
Today, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Tamar Sanikidze held a meeting with the students of Grigol Robakidze University. The meeting was conducted in the form of a lecture and dialogue with the initiative of the students from the Department of Journalism.
Education Management Information System of the Minister of Education and Science summed up the activities completed in 2013. First Deputy Minister of Education Ketevan Natriashvili attended the presentation.
of a common two-year master programme in three Georgian universities on
European Integration and Employment Relations, EIGER shall start within
Tempus/TASIS program. Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University,
Georgian-American University and Caucasus University are target
Minister of Education and Science Tamar Sanikidze and Deputy Minister
Gigauri awarded successful graduates with Gold Medals within “Supporting
Gifted and Talented Youth Program.” 780 Gold Medals and 1041 Silver
be awarded in 2013 throughout Georgia.
Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia is starting “Professional
Orientation and Career-planning Program”. The Program intended for senior
pupils of basic and secondary levels shall start from 2014.
well-known French sommelier Marie Bordie is teaching aspects of wine service to
the student of Kachreti Vocational College “Aisi” with the support of the
French Embassy, French Institute in Georgia and the company GVS.
Ministry of Education and Science shall finance studies of the aggrieved
students who live in nearby villages of the borderline. For this reason,
Minister of Education and Science Tamar Sanikidze raised a question on the
Government Session to pass amendments bill to the Law on Higher Education as
soon as possible.
Presentation was held on the Project “Comparative analysis of Georgian National Curriculum and Curricula of other Countries” implemented by National Curriculum Department of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia.
Giga Umekashvili, Head of Educational and Scientific Infrastructure Development Agency of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia made a presentation on construction of Public Schools in villages Akhali Dioknisi and Samgereti.
Minister of Educaiton and Science of Georgia Tamar Sanikidze, Minister of Education of AjaraTavamaishvili and Director of National Center for Teacher Professional Development Gia Mamulashvili opened a Teacher House in Batumi.
Center of Manuscripts issued a new album-catalogue of “The Knight in the
Panther’s Skin”. The album is dedicated to the 300th anniversary of
edition of a printed version of “The Knight in the Panther’s Skin.”
Interns of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia were
awarded with certificates. Students from various higher education institutions,
Master students and alumni passed four-month internship at the Ministry and its
National Curriculum Development Department of the Ministry of Educaiton and Scinece of Georgia arranged a closing event of “Integration of Disaster Risk Reduction Component in Education” – a grant project financed by the UNICEF.
The EU-financed project “Quality Enhancement and Capacity-Building Programme in VET Sector of Georgia” has been running since 2012 with the initiative of National Center for Quality Enhancement of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia. Italian organization “IFOA” has been implementing the program.
Deputy Minister of Education and Science Tamaz Marsagishvili and Deputy State Minister on Diaspora Issues Mukhran Gulaghashvili visited Georgian schools in the villages Ititala, Aliabadi and Kakhingilo with compact settlements of Georgians in Kakhi, Zakatala and Belakani and handed over school textbooks and auxiliary teaching materials to the pupils.
meeting of WorldSkills Georgia was held at Courtyard Marriot, organized by the
Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia, National Center for Educational
Quality Enhancement and German Society for International Cooperation.
For the first time in Georgia, the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia starts IT audit pilot project. The project is organized by Harmonization Center of the Ministry of Finance and Deutsche
Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.
Electronic document flow system –
eflow is functioning at the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia. The
Program facilitates the flow of documents among legal entities of public law,
educational resource centers and public schools.
Today, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Tamar Sanikidze held a meeting with students from Ilia State University. The meeting was organized within the Project “Independent Discussion” and with the initiative of the students.
order to provide the possibility of secondary enrollment for students, the
Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia announces the beginning of
registration process from November 14 to November 20.
competition “Georgian Calligraphy” was announced with the initiative of the
Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia and National Centre of
Manuscripts. Deputy Minister of Education and Science Lia Gigauri and Director
of National Centre of Manuscripts Buba Kudava held a special briefing.
Training Foundation (ETF) organized a working meeting on the topic of
“Recognition of Informal Education” within the framework of the Project
“Life-long vocational training in Eastern Europe”.
Academic year for vocational
educational programs started on November 4, 2013. Teaching/learning process
shall start in all State-based vocational education colleges and higher
education institutions carrying out vocational programmes by the end of the week.
A work meeting of the Special Commission reviewing cases of
persons dismissed on political grounds was held in Kakheti. The meetings were organized
in Gurjaani and Telavi and hearings
of the authors of written complaints were held by the Commission.
Successful 10th graders from Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo
Svaneti who have completed basic level (7th, 8th and 9th grades) with high performance were
awarded with personal computers from the Ministry of Education and Science of
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia is carrying out
a project – Implementation of Inclusive Education in Vocational Education
System, with the support of the Ministry of Education and Research of Norway.
In 2013, inclusive education has been recognized by the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia as one of the main priorities. Consequently, the Ministry is carrying out a number of important projects for pupils with special educational needs, among them is “Inclusive Education Support Program”.
Awarding of successful pupils continues. Successful 10th graders from Samegrelo, Zemo Svaneti, Ajara and Guria regions, who have completed basic level (7th, 8th and 9th grades) with high performance were awarded with personal computers from the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia.
Deputy Minister of Education and Science of
Georgia Lia Gigauri and other officials from the Ministry of Education
introduced ongoing and planned projects to representatives of the field of
education from Kvemo Kartli.
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia starts the second phase of school principals’ certification – interview. The process of interviewing shall begin with those candidates who successfully passed testing in 2012. Attached please find a schedule.
entrants who were able to pass minimum
competency level in National Unified Examinations 2013 but were not enrolled on
any educational program in accordance with a ranking document, are able to
register again from October 21 until November 3, 2013 on the following web-site http://registration.emis.ge/index.php?module=naec.
Today, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Tamar
Sanikidze and CEO of State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) Rovnag
Abdullayev have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with the aim of implementing
School librarian standard for public as well as private school
librarians was created by National Curriculum Department of the Ministry of
Education and Science. Presentation on the topic was made by Natia Jokhadze,
Head of National Curriculum Department.
October 17, 2013 -Testing of approximately 15000 applicants
registered on vocational programs is under way in all Examination Centers throughout
Georgia. First Deputy Minister Ketevan Natriahsvili held a briefing and called
on the applicants to come to the Examination Centers on time and pass the test.
Within the framework of the
project “Autumn Lectures in Tbilisi”, professors of German Institute of
Neuroscience and Medicine will deliver lectures at Georgian Technical
University during the period of October 12-26.
First Deputy Minister of Education and Science Ketevan Natriashvili and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Lithuania in Georgia, H.E. Jonas Paslauskas visited Lithuanian Language Center at Georgian Technical University together with representatives of the Sejm.
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia arranged a ceremony at National Center for Teacher Professional Development on October 5. The event was attended by up to 100 teachers from Tbilisi and the regions, their trainers and authors of magazine “Mastsavlebeli”.
Within the framework of “Inclusive Education Support Program”,
integrated class will start at Tbilisi public schools 64 and 166 for elementary
level pupils with sensory (hearing) and autism spectrum disorders.
Commission was set up to respond to the needs of residents of the villages
located near the demarcation line. The decision on setting up the Commission
was made during the Government Session on October 1.
Representatives of National Association of School Resource
Officers are visiting Georgia. Georgian Resource Officers and psychologists are
being trained by the Association instructors during five days.
dedicated to European Day of Languages was held for children aged 7-14 at
Tbilisi Youth Palace with the patronage of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of
Georgia, the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia, the Ministry
of Sport and Youth Affairs and with the support of the EU Delegation to
September 27, 2013 – Minister of
Education and Science of Georgia Tamar Sanikidze handed
pectoral award “Amagdari” to one more internally displaced
teacher from Sokhumi Ms Sonia Songulia, a chemistry teacher from Abkhazia
Public School 2.