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Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Gela Geladze, actively participated in the employment forum conducted as part of the ground-breaking 'Coding School for 1500 Women' project. This initiative, of unparalleled scale, is supported by the University of Business and Technology in collaboration with USAID. Addressing the audience, the deputy minister underscored the significance of international partnerships in realizing the priorities and strategic objectives of the Georgian government in the field of education.
Gela Geladze highlighted the project's unprecedented technological advancements and emphasized the Ministry's commitment to creating opportunities for young people and adults, particularly crucial in the contemporary world.
He stressed the importance of international support in achieving the government's educational goals, giving special acknowledgment to the longstanding and fruitful collaboration with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Projects funded by USAID play a crucial role in nurturing essential skills for the development of human capital in children, youth, and adults.
The 'Coding School for 1500 Women' project, orchestrated by the University of Business and Technology as part of the USAID Employers for Vocational Education program, aims to enhance the role of women in technology. The initiative seeks to economically empower women, facilitate their engagement in technology, support post-training employment, and raise awareness about gender inequality, fostering social inclusion.
The employment forum attracted over 300 beneficiaries who received comprehensive training under the project. Representatives from local, international, technological, and business sectors at the forum presented over 100 job opportunities to these participants.
It is noteworthy that the project will provide full funding for the training of selected beneficiaries, with three streams facilitating the participation of a total of 1500 candidates.