the support of Millenium Challenge Account (MCA) Georgia, Ministry of Education
and Science of Georgia presented its newest vocational education reform
“Public-Private partnership in vocational education”.
Within the context of Georgia’s transition into a new stage of development,
contemporary opportunities in the vocational education, the alternative
partnership models between the State and the private sector, and new
opportunities to the development of entrepreneurship was introduced to the
public by the Minister of Education and Science of Georgia – Ms. Tamar
to the latter mentioned initiative, vocational education will undergo a major
reform, which entails the introduction of the international work standard
(WORK-BASED LEARNING), the involvment of the employer in the educational
process, strengthening the component of manufacturing
practice, detection of labor-market oriented professions and a substantial
increase vocational education graduates employment rate.
The conference was attended by public and private sector, people involved in
vocational education, donor organizations, as well as the international and