Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia continues to award the medals to successful schoolchildren. In the frame of “Supporting Gifted and Talented Youth Programme” initiated by the President of Georgia, Deputy Minister Nodar Surguladze awarded successful schoolchildren of Imereti Region with golden and silver medals.
There are 159 golden and 198 silver medals holders in the schools of Imereti Region in 2010-2011 academic year. Awarding ceremony was held at Kutaisi Public School №1.
By the statement of Nodar Surguladze, it is good encouragement for the schoolchildren and it raises their motivation to study.
On the initiative of the President of Georgia, Ministry of Education and Science implements “Sub-programme for Awarding the Best students with Medals”. In the frame of this program, in total, 877 golden and 1122 silver medals were prepared for 2010-2011 academic year.
The criteria for selecting the medal candidates are regulated by the National Curriculum. Each medal has the name of the owner and the year of graduation scripted on it.