The Minister of Education, Culture and Sport of Georgia - Mikheil Chkhenkeli met with the students and their teachers who returned from the 16th International Mathematics, Physics and Informatics Olympiad and congratulated them on the victory. The event was also attended by the Chairman of the Committee on Education, Science and Culture of the Parliament of Georgia - Genadi Margvelashvili.
“Dear young people, we are so proud of you all! You are the intellectual treasure of our country. You came back with Olympic medals and as the Olympic champions! I would like to congratulate the teachers with their fasctinating approach to education and training! You have had really great results and I wish you all the very best! This trend should continue by all means, and I assure you we will do our outmost best to nourish young people like you in our country”.
At the 16th International Zhautikov Olympiad in Almaty on January 12-12, 2020, in which 600 students from 21 countries participated, Georgian students returned with unprecedented results. They won 16 medals: 3 gold, 5 silver and 8 bronze.
It is noteworthy that Georgian teachers - Lela Mamulashvili and Mikheil Sokhashvili, were amongst the first teachers to participate in an event of this caliber. The Minister thanked them and wished them success in their future endeavors - “I would also like to congratulate the teachers on their success and fantastic results. This Olympiad is outstanding because our teachers have represented us very well, and have successfully competed in the teachers’ competition”.
Mikheil Chkhenkeli also said that the International Olympiads are one of the most important tools for raising the level of teaching and learning and the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport will do its utmost to provide Georgian students with the opportunity to participate at international Olympiads.
Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Georgia financially supports participation of Georgian teams in international training Olympiads.