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30/09/2011
Native English-Speaking Teachers continue to arrive as participants in the educational program “Teach and Learn with Georgia.” Today, a new group of teachers arrived from different counties around the world.
29/09/2011
A new school has been built in the village Puta, located in Zestaponi municipality. Today, the First Deputy Minister of Education and Science, Koka Sepherteladze, and representatives of the local municipality opened the school.
28/09/2011
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini, invited 1st graders of Tbilisi Public School №94 to the computer factory “Algorithm." The Minister led the schoolchildren on a tour to familiarize them with both the computer assembly process and how educational software is installed.
28/09/2011
Deputy Minister Giorgi Chakhnashvili attended a presentation of the joint project of Georgian and Czech schoolchildren at the school lyceum of Mtsignobartukhutsesi. During the event, Mr. Giorgi Chakhnashvili met the representatives of the Czech education sphere and discussed with them various educational projects/programs.
27/09/2011
In the scope of the election campaign, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini, met the local population of Telavi. The Minister, along with an election candidate from the National Party, Vasil Davitashvili,  answered the questions of the people from the villages of Ikalto, Karajala and Kondoli.
27/09/2011
Natia Jokhadze, director of the National Curriculum Center under the Ministry of Education and Science and Development Agency of Georgia, and the founder of Alliance for Healthy and Safe School, Liana Siradze, signed a Memorandum of Cooperation. Irine Kurdadze, Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia attended the meeting.
26/09/2011
The Georgian Language for Future Success Program has been launched. The aim of the project is to enhance the knowledge of Georgian language among the ethnic minorities living in Georgia. 
26/09/2011
The Georgian Language for Future Success Program has been launched. The aim of the project is to enhance the knowledge of Georgian language among ethnic minorities living in Georgia. 
25/09/2011
English language volunteer teachers, who work in Georgia through the program “Teach and Learn with Georgia,” visited the Kakheti region and took part in winemaking. Teachers from USA, Canada, Australia, Great Britain and countries of Europe picked grapes at the vineyard of the professional college “Aisi”. They then proceeded to prepare the first batch of wine of the season.
24/09/2011
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia and the Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation announced an international contest, named “Leonardo Da Vinci,” for schoolchildren–inventors. The aim of the contest is to promote creative thinking among schoolchildren and to interest them in technical innovations.
24/09/2011
School Resource Officers visited the Infants Boarding School and spent one day with infants. They gave different kinds of presents to infants and assisted the teachers in solving everyday problems.
23/09/2011
Minister Dimitri Shashkini, Public Ombudsman Giorgi Tughushi, and the UE Ambassador to Georgia, Philip Dimitrov, distributed awards to the winners of the contest “I am an Ombudsmen.” Tinatin Aslamazishvili and Tamar Nozadze, students of Tbilisi public school №112, took the first place;
22/09/2011
A Model Lesson was held for prospective mentor teachers in the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia. First Deputy Minister Koka Sepherteladze and Director of the National Center for Teacher Professional Development, Gia Mamulashvili, observed the lessons proceedings.
21/09/2011
In the scope of his official visit to the US, Minister Dimitri Shashkini held a meeting with the Deputy Assistance Secretary of State for Education Affairs, Marianne Craven. Current developments in the Georgian education sector and programs for the enhancement of English Language Instruction, including the TLG program and English classes beginning in the first-class, were discussed during... Read More
21/09/2011
Irine Kurdadze, deputy minister of Education and Science of Georgia, and Natia Jokhadze, director of National Curriculum Center, held a meeting with the heads of first classes.
21/09/2011
In order to strengthen instruction of the English language, English language cabinets will be opened in the schools of Georgia. Schoolchildren will be taught English by Georgian and native English-speaking teachers. The cabinets will be equipped with English language teaching materials, visual, and audio resources.
20/09/2011
The Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini, paid an official visit to the United States.  In the frame of this visit, the Minister held meetings with the representatives of 31 leading higher educational institutions, including Georgia State University, Cornell University, Emory University, the University of Pittsburg, Florida International University, the University of... Read More
20/09/2011
The Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation organized another international scientific conference. The conference was held in the National Center for Manuscripts over a 4 day period. The topics of the conference included: Georgian historical territories abroad; Georgian monasteries abroad; Georgian manuscripts; and archival heritage.
19/09/2011
First Deputy Minister Koka Sepherteladze and Governor of Kvemo Kartli David Kirkitadze visited a newly built school in the village of Karajala, Dmanisi municipality and presented the first graders with new Georgian language textbooks, as well as other learning materials.
17/09/2011
Ten Resource Officers, schoolchildren, and teachers of Tbilisi Public School №151 took part in activities to keep the environment clean. Resource Officers participate in such events to take care of the surrounding environment and keep it ecologically safe and healthy.
17/09/2011
Upon the initiative of Georgian Ministry of Education and Science, successful and talented schoolchildren who come from socially vulnerable families have opportunity to study in private schools free of charge.
17/09/2011
Deputy Minister Giorgi Chakhnashvili held a briefing in regard to the netbooks which are delivered as presents to the first graders. All first graders of public schools of Georgia received the netbook as a present from the President of Georgia.
16/09/2011
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini visited Azerbaijani Public School #73 of Tbilisi and presented first graders with new textbooks, audio and video materials in Georgian language.
16/09/2011
Native English Speaker Teachers continue to arrive within the frame of the educational program “Teach and Learn with Georgia”. Today, a new group of teachers has arrived from different counties of the world.
15/09/2011
President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili congratulated the schoolchildren on beginning of new school year and visited the classroom that is equipped with modern technologies at Tbilisi Experimental School №1. The classroom has been renovated and equipped by the company Geocell.
15/09/2011
A new school year began on September 15th in all public schools of Georgia. First Deputy Minister Koka Sepherteladze congratulated  the students of Tbilisi Classical Gymnasium on the beginning of the new academic year, Deputy Minister George Chakhnashvili visited Tbilisi №117 public school to mark this occasion.
14/09/2011
Minister Dimitri Shashkini met resource officers and summarized the activities of Office of Resource Officers.  High discipline, fewer cases of school misbehavior, high level of class attendance are among the achievements of the activities of the resource officers at schools.
14/09/2011
In the scope of the programme on Supporting Gifted and Talented Youth, Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Irine Kurdadze and Governor of Mtskheta-Mtianeti region Tsezar Chocheli awarded golden and silver medals to successful schoolchildren of the region.
14/09/2011
Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia developed Georgian language textbook for primary level. The students of non - Georgian schools will study Georgian language with this book. Minister Dimitri Shashkini presented the newly developed textbook to the teachers and the journalist.
13/09/2011
The Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkin introduced the main priorities of the Ministry for the new academic year at the joint sitting of the Committees on Education, Science and Culture and on Diaspora and Caucasus Issues.
13/09/2011
Minister Dimitri Shashkini met the Rector of Friedrich Schiller University Jena and other representatives of the university.  During the meeting, the parties discussed the ongoing reforms in Georgian education system, mutual cooperation and exchange programs among the Georgian and German universities, organizing joint educational events.
12/09/2011
President of Georgia and Minister of Education and Science held an informal meeting with the top ten students who received the highest scores in the national unified exams in the vineyard of the President of Georgia Mikheil Saakshvili.
12/09/2011
Minister Dimitri Shashkini met the mass media representatives at the office of newspaper “Prime Time” and introduced them the novelties of 2011-2012 academic year.
11/09/2011
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini and Director of National Center for Teacher Professional Development Gia Mamulashvili met the principals of the public schools before the beginning of the new academic year.
10/09/2011
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini and Director of National Center for Teacher Professional Development Gia Mamulashvili met up to 200 teachers of all regions of Georgia.
09/09/2011
Minister Dimitri Shashkini presented achievements of the program Teach & Learn with Georgia (TLG) to diplomatic corps, representatives of international organizations and civil society gathered at Courtyard Marriott.
09/09/2011
First Deputy Minister Koka Sepherteladze and Majority Deputy of Mtatsminda district, Archil Gegenava delivered school textbooks and extra curriculum literature to up to 40 dependent families of Mtatsminda district.
08/09/2011
Geocell launched student’s campaign with support of Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia. In the frame of this initiative, students of accredited HEIs throughout regions of Georgia will get discount on Geocel service products such as Geocel lconnect, mobile internet.
07/09/2011
From a new academic year, all Resource Officers will record school misbehaviors via electronic form. This will help them to conduct their activities in a more efficient and quality manner. In regard to this, resource officers are being trained.
07/09/2011
National Center for Teacher Professional Development Center under Ministry announced a contest of Mentor Teachers. In regard to this, Minister Dimitri Shashkini and Director of National Center for Teacher Professional Development Gia Mamulashvili  held a briefing.
06/09/2011
Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia visited entirely reconstructed Poti Public School № 3. Infrastructure of Poti Public School №3 has been completely renovated: water closets, classrooms, halls and entrances have been rehabilitated. New central heating system has been installed.  
05/09/2011
New dormitory and hotel are being built at the Kobuleti vocation college “New Wave”. Construction is financed by Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia. Minister Dimitri Shashkini visited the college and got familiarized with construction works.
05/09/2011
The process of distributing net-books is underway. All school throughout Georgia will be provided with net-books by September 15. 3500 net-books have been delivered to Adjara region and now they are being distributed to all schools of the region.
04/09/2011
Resource officers visited Batumi boarding school, gave presents to the children and took them to Batumi Aqua Park. Resource officers organize such charity events almost every week.
04/09/2011
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini held the meeting with journalists and discussed with them the innovations that are planned from new academic year.
04/09/2011
The process of distributing textbooks to socially vulnerable schoolchildren throughout Georgia has started. Georgian Post has already sent textbooks to Adjara region.
03/09/2011
From 2011-2012 academic year, 1700 schoolchildren of Tsalenjikha will continue studying in rehabilitated school buildings. This year, 8 schools of Tsalenjikha have been completely rehabilitated. 7 of them are located at the administrative boarder of Abkhazia. Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini got familiarized with reconstruction works at Tsalenjikha schools.
02/09/2011
Residents of regions are also able to subscribe to textbook home delivery on web-page of Georgian Post. Interested parents can select the textbooks from special information leaflet “School Textbooks”. Courier will deliver textbook to the family free of charge.
02/09/2011
First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Koka Sepherteladze and President of Georgian Rugby Federation Giorgi Nizharadze got familiarized with construction works of Rugby Complex at Tbilisi Public School №186. With support of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia, Georgian Rugby Federation is building two rugby stadiums at Tbilisi Public School №186.
01/09/2011
This year, for the first time, Georgia Post is involved in textbook distribution process. Parents are able to subscribe to textbook home delivery on web-page of Georgian Post. Courier will deliver textbook to the family.
31/08/2011
By 2011-2012 academic year, 12 new schools will be built and 350 will be rehabilitated throughout Georgia. Today, Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Giorgi Chakhnashvili visited Tbilisi Public School №24 and got familiarized with reconstruction works there.
31/08/2011
By the initiative of the Embassy of State of Israel to Georgia, 5 Georgian teachers working in inclusive education will take part in trainings organized by Mashav Center. First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Koka Sepherteladze and Ambassador of State of Israel to Georgia Itzhak Gerberg held the briefing for the press on this matter.
30/08/2011
Native English Speaker Teachers continue to arrive within the frame of the educational program “Teach and Learn with Georgia”. Today, a new group of teachers has arrived from different counties of the world. Native English language speaker teachers from the USA, Canada, Poland, England, Norway, India, Ireland, Philippines, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand will work in the... Read More
30/08/2011
A working meeting was held with certified teachers on introduction of entertaining learning methods. Meeting was attended by First Deputy Minister of Education and Science Koka Sepherteladze and Director of National Center for Teacher Professional Development Gia Mamulashvili.
29/08/2011
In the frame of the eStrategy of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia for the years of 2011-2015, eStudents system was launched. Deputy Minister Giorgi Chakhnashvili and Deputy Head of Agency for Educational and Scientific Infrastructure Development Giorgi Gulua held a presentation on this issue.
29/08/2011
On August 29, at 11 am, Primary results of Unified National Exams have been published. Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini and Director of National Examination Center Maia Miminoshvili held the briefing for the press on this matter.
28/08/2011
Resource Officers visited “Momavlis Sakhli” and congratulated 40 children on Saint Mary’s Day and gave them presents. By the statement of Resource Officers, it is very important to take care of these children. Resource Officers will continue to hold such charity events in the future.
27/08/2011
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini visited Tbilisi Boarding School №200 and opened a new stadium there. Minister also met those schoolchildren of Boarding School who spend their holidays at school as well. The school administration financed schoolchildren’s summer vacation in Pasanauri.
26/08/2011
For the first time in Georgia, 60000 net-books will be presented to 1st graders and their teachers. The process of providing net-books to Public Schools of Tbilisi and regions has started. Today 15000 net-books have been sent to Samtskhe-Javakheti, Shida Kartli and Kakheti regions and to Didgori.
25/08/2011
This year, for the first time Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia printed special leaflets “School Textbooks” that contain information about textbook prices, subjects, classes and publishers.
24/08/2011
Many infrastructural, technological and programmatic changes are planned in education system from the new academic year. Today, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini visited Tbilisi Public School №122 to observe the process of providing the school with new desks and to get familiarized with reconstruction works implemented at school.
24/08/2011
By the decision of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia and Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia, a new subject “Traffic Signs and Road Safety” will be introduced at general educational institutions from the next academic year.
23/08/2011
All Resource Officers are taking trainings in different disciplines. They have already passed several-days trainings in psychological issues, academic writing, professional ethics, relations with inclusive children and victims of violence.
22/08/2011
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini awarded 10 teachers with best results in Certification Examinations 2011 with portable computers. Teachers Certification Exams 2011 went successfully. This year 2500 teachers will obtain certificates. Last year the number of certified teachers was 1200.
21/08/2011
In the frame of the campaign organized by the Office of Resource Officers and Ministry of Environmental Protection, 200 Resource Officers took part in action for keeping environment clean at Tbilisi Sea.
20/08/2011
Two days friendship cup basketball tournament of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia was organized. There were 4 teams participating in the tournament, teams of the program “Teach and Learn with Georgia”, Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia, Embassy of the United States of America to Georgia and Peace Corps Georgia.
20/08/2011
New school is being built in the village Akhuti, Chkhorotsku. Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Nodar Surguladze together with the representatives of the local municipality visited the construction site.
19/08/2011
Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia is getting ready for the new 2011-2012 academic year. From the new academic year lots of technological, infrastructural changes will be put into action. Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini held a presentation of these initiatives for the press.
19/08/2011
National Curriculum and Assessment Center of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia has developed the standards of Italian and Turkish languages. First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Koka Sepherteladze and Director of National Curriculum and Assessment Center Natia Jokhadze held the briefing on this issue.
18/08/2011
By the new academic year, 110 Public Schools of Tbilisi will be rehabilitated. Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia is implementing reconstruction works at 110 schools of Tbilisi at the same time.
18/08/2011
Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Irine Kurdadze and General Director of National Museum Davit Lortkiphanidze visited pale anthropology field school in Dmanisi and awarded the members of field school certificates.
17/08/2011
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.
17/08/2011
Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia published the results of Teachers Certification Exams 2011. First Deputy Minister Koka Sepherteladze, Director of National Examination Center Maia Miminoshvili and Director of National Center for Teacher Professional Development Gia Mamulashvili held a briefing for the press on this matter.
16/08/2011
Shota Rustaveli National Scientific Foundation under the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia will finance the scientific research of material and spiritual heritage of Georgia abroad.
16/08/2011
Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia is building a new school in village Mukhari, Tkibuli. Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Nodar Surguladze and Deputy Governor of Imereti region Grigol Mataradze visited construction site.
15/08/2011
In order to organize internships for the students of professional education and support their further employment, First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Koka Sepherteladze and Director of hotel “Golden Fleece” Nino Gezmava signed the memorandum of cooperation between the Ministry and “Golden Fleece”.
14/08/2011
One group of Georgian schoolchildren is back to Georgia from United Kingdom where they took oart in two-week intensive English language summer schools. Overall 32 schoolchildren, in 4 groups will go to Great Britain. They have been selected out of those 600 schoolchildren who had showed the best results in school Olympiads.
13/08/2011
Up to 100 school resource officers donated their blood at Iashvili Children’s Central Hospital.  Within the frame of the charity event, blood will be used for the children with oncology diseases.
13/08/2011
First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Koka Sepherteladze visited vocational college in Kutaisi and got familiar with ongoing construction of workshops in the yard of the college. College students and staff are actively involved in the construction process.
12/08/2011
Participants of the project “Georgian Language for Future Success” initiated by the President, are taking up an intensive training course at Z.Zhvania School of Public Administration in Kutaisi.
12/08/2011
Native English Speaker Teachers continue to arrive within the frame of the educational program “Teach and Learn with Georgia”. The latest group of the volunteer teachers arrived in Georgia from the US, Canada, Great Britain, Germany and New Zealand.
11/08/2011
Textbooks fairs and book shops will be organized in all big cities throughout Georgia from August 30. In this regard, First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Koka Sepherteladze and representatives of private distribution companies signed the memorandum.
11/08/2011
Deputy Minister Irine Kurdadze and Director of National Center for Teacher Professional Development Gia Mamulashvili handed over the certificates to the winners of the Contest of Public School Principals.
10/08/2011
Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia announces a competition on textbooks’ approval. In regard to this, First Deputy Minister Koka Sepherteladze and Director of National Curriculum and Assessment Center, Natia Jokhladze held a briefing.
10/08/2011
Educational and Scientific Infrastructure Development Agency under Ministry undertakes construction of a new school in Village of Nokalakevi, Senaki. Deputy Minister of Education and Science Irine Kurdadze visited the site of construction.
10/08/2011
In the frame of “Supporting Gifted and Talented Youth Programme” initiated by the President of Georgia, Deputy Minister Irine Kurdadze awarded successful schoolchildren of Samegrelo- Zemo Svaneti Region with golden and silver medals.
09/08/2011
Results of the Unified National Exams and GRE exams have been already announced and posted on the web site of the National Examinations Center under Ministry. Exams appeal procedure will begin on August 10th and will be finished by August 15th.
09/08/2011
Trainings of 1st grade teachers in Information Technologies are held throughout whole Georgia. First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Koka Sepherteladze and Director of National Center for Teacher Professional Development Gia Mamulashvili observed the training process at Tbilisi Classical Gymnasium.
08/08/2011
In commemoration of the national heroes, Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia hosted Ana Lagurashvili - a daughter of Captain Leri Lagurashvili, who died during Russian-Georgian War in 2008. First Deputy Minister Koka Sepherteladze awarded Ana the computer and the books.
08/08/2011
First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Koka Sepherteladze and Rector of Police Academy under the Ministry of Internal Affairs Khatia Dekanoidze awarded 40 Resource Officers certificates on their completion of training courses of Rescuers.
07/08/2011
Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia joined the campaign organized by the newspaper “Prime Time” in commemoration of the soldiers who died in the War of 2008. First Deputy Minister Koka Sepherteladze and Resource Officers placed flowers at the Cemetery of Fallen Soldiers of the War 2008.
06/08/2011
The project that gives the opportunity to the talented schoolchildren from vulnerable families to study at private schools continues. The project s initiated by the Minister of Education and Science of Georgia. Eter Gogia inhabitant of “Children Village” will continue her 12th year of school at private school-lyceum “Mtsignobartukhutsesi”.
06/08/2011
Resource Officers and members of Parliament of Georgia visited “Tbilisi Children Village”. Up to 70 children between the ages of 5-14 live there. The guests presented the children with sweets, toys and other presents.
05/08/2011
Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia completed selection of the candidates for the state program “Georgian Language for Future Success” on August 1st. Selected candidates will teach Georgian language to the students of non-Georgian schools in Kvemo Kartli, Samtskhe-Javakheti and Kakheti regions. Minister Dimitri Shashkini met future teachers.
05/08/2011
By the Decree of Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini from 2011-2012 academic year, teaching of English language becomes mandatory at all accredited and authorized higher education institutions of Georgia.
05/08/2011
Teacher Professional Development Center under Ministry organized two-week training for the teachers of various schools of Georgia in Nottingham, UK. From July 23 to August 7, teachers took an intensive training in English Language and Teaching Methodology at New College Nottingham.
04/08/2011
In the frame of program “Unified Georgia without Poverty”, Georgian government will provide all schoolchildren from socially vulnerable families with school textbooks free of charge. This year, Georgian Post will also get involved in a process of distribution the textbooks among schoolchildren.
03/08/2011
National Center of Manuscripts with support of Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia, organizes a charity concert of the famous Pianist Eliso Bolkvadze on August 6 in the city of Batumi. Minister Dimitri Shashkini personally met Ms. Eliso Bolkvadze on this occasion before the concert.
03/08/2011
Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation under Ministry of Education and Science will fund internships for young scientists. A grant competition on scientific research Internships abroad was announced by First Deputy Minister of Education and Science, Koka Sepherteladze and General Director of Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation, Sulkhan Sisauri.
02/08/2011
Native English Speaker Teachers continue to arrive within the frame of the educational program “Teach and Learn with Georgia”. Before the beginning of a new academic year, several groups of volunteer teachers are expected to come to Georgia, in total, up to 1500 teachers will begin their assignments.

             
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