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31/01/2012
The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini, and the President of the Georgian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Kakha Baindurashvili, signed a memorandum which aims to involve the business organizations of the Georgian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in a project called “Summer Jobs for Students”.
31/01/2012
In the scope of the program “Teach and Learn With Georgia”, another group of English language teachers arrived in Georgia from the USA, Great Britain, North Africa, Australia, and Lithuania.
30/01/2012
On the grounds of Tbilisi State Medical University, a training centre for academic personal has been created. University’s students and professors will have the great opportunity to pass internship programs and learn new methodologies in leading European medical centers. 
29/01/2012
At a seminar, organized in Bakuriani, Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Giorgi Chakhnashvili held a working meeting with 100 School Resource Officers of Tbilisi. The Deputy Minister summarized the previous years activities of the Office of Resource Officers and positively evaluated SROs work.
29/01/2012
An exhibition of hand-made crafts produced by special needs schoolchildren from Tbilisi Public Schools № 200, 198, and 203, and Kutaisi Public School №45 was held in the Teacher’s House. The event was attended by the Head of the National Center for Teacher Professional Development, Gia Mamulaishvili.
28/01/2012
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia continues to work to 5 year strategic plan. The First Deputy of Minister, Koka Sepherteladze, held a meeting with the members of committee working on development 5 year action plan.
28/01/2012
Georgian scientists recently have developed a new methodology of determining weather forecasts and used it to generate a climate calendar for different regions. This project was financed by the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia in the scope of the State Scientific Scholarship Competition.
27/01/2012
The Minister, Dimitri Shashkini, met the staff of the vocational college “Spektri,”  its students, and teachers, and introduced to them a new model of funding for vocational colleges.
27/01/2012
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia is developing certification exam programs for teachers of Esthetics. First Deputy Minister Koka Sepherteladze met 200 teachers of music, applied, and fine arts and introduced this innovation to them.
26/01/2012
A demonstrative lesson in Geography was held for the schoolchildren of Rustavi Public School #24 at the “Future Classroom” of Tbilisi Experimental School #1. The interactive lesson was conducted using a Smart Board and was attended by the Minister of Education and Science of Georgia.
25/01/2012
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini held a presentation of the new electronic program – Skoool Georgia – at Tbilisi Public School #143. The "Skoool Georgia" program will give children the opportunity to use innovative, interactive, and very interesting educational programs.
25/01/2012
Upon the initiative of the President of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili, the Batumi Georgian Dance Company “Khorumi” departed for Malta last week. Seventy members of the Batumi Dance Company, who are the students of Batumi public schools, are taking an intensive English language course in the framework of an MES educational program.
25/01/2012
The participants of “Georgian Language for Future Success” are currently being trained. After passing a week-long training, 160 teachers will commence their activities in the non- Georgian schools of Samtskhe- Javakheti, Kvemo Kartli and Kakheti regions along with local teachers of the Georgian language.
24/01/2012
The Minister, Dimitri Shashkini, the Head of the National Center for Teacher Professional Development, Gia Mamulashvili, the Mayor of Kutaisi, nd Giorgi Tevdoradze attended a teacher training in Kutaisi Public school №1.
24/01/2012
The Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini, held a meeting with 200 teachers of physical education in the Teacher’s House and introduced them to new developments in the exam program for physical education.
23/01/2012
A Presentation of the popular bilingual scientific journal “TSU Science“ was held at Tbilisi State University. The event was attended by the Minister, Dimitri Shashkini, TSU Rector, Alexander Kvitashvili, members of Parliament, and scientists.
22/01/2012
The National Center for Teacher Professional Development is organizing training for teachers of the English language in Great Britain. From January 21 to February 3, 17 teachers from different regions of Georgia will take intensive training course at New College Nottingham.
21/01/2012
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia has started developing a long-term working plan for the next 5 years. Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini held a working meeting with the members of the working plan committee.
21/01/2012
Two hundred thousand schoolchildren of Georgias general education institutions are currently participating in the National School Olympiad of 2011-2012. Schoolchildren are now taking the second tour of the Olympiad.
21/01/2012
Seven twelfth graders of Tbilisi Inclusive School #202 will take a two-weeks intensive English language program at New College Nottingham in Great Britain. This opportunity was given to them by the Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini.
20/01/2012
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini visited Tbilisi Komarov School of Physics and Mathematic. Minister congratulated schoolchildren on the beginning of the new semester and observed the newly rehabilitated hostel.
19/01/2012
The Minister, Dimitri Shashkini and chess grandmaster, Garry Kasparov, signed a cooperation agreement that envisages popularization of the Chess among the youngsters. Before the signing ceremony, the Minister and the former world chess champion played a friendly chess game.
19/01/2012
The special committee was created to elaborate exam programs for the teachers of music, fine and applied art. The committee meeting was attended by the Minister, Dimitri Shashkini and the Minister of Culture, Nika Rurua.
18/01/2012
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini held a meeting with representatives from Russian media and human rights organizations. Minister shared with them the information about the reforms that are currently being implemented in the fields of education and science. Guests also had an opportunity to visit new Teacher’s House.
17/01/2012
The President of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili and the Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini opened a newly constructed school in the village of Nokalakevi. Up to 300 schoolchildren will be able to study in the new school which is supplied with the up-to-date inventories and fully meets the modern construction standards.
17/01/2012
The famous Italian industrial designer Giorgetto Giugiauro gave a lecture in the Georgian Technical University. He shared his experience and talked about the ways of success. It was decided to open the first International School of Design and Architecture in the Caucasus region, on the basis of Georgian Technical University.
17/01/2012
The famous Italian industrial designer and inductee of the Automotive Hall of Fame Giorgetto Giugiuaro is paying an official visit to Georgia. Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini met the guest from Italy. Famous Georgian industrial designer Zviad Tsikolia also attended the meeting.
16/01/2012
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini provided the library of Armenian Public School # 104 of Tbilisi with the newly published Georgian language textbooks for ethnic minority schoolchildren.
15/01/2012
First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Koka Sepherteladze awarded the winners of the contest “New Year in School”, Tbilisi Public Schools #51, #24 and #10 with Smart Boards.
15/01/2012
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.
14/01/2012
Upon the decision of the president of Georgia, the members of group “Candy” – the winners of the Junior Eurovision 2011 - will study an English Language at the New College Nottingham, UK.
14/01/2012
The Resource officers visited Iashvili Children Hospital supporting the children suffering from Leukemia and wished them a Happy New Year. Resource Officers met 40 adults at the center and spent one day with them. As part of the event, Resource Officers and Santa Klaus presented the children with sweets and other gifts. 
13/01/2012
The Minister, Dimitri Shashkini and the General Director of Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation wished happy “Old New Year” to the honorary scientist, Nikoloz Margiani. Mr. Dimitri Shashkini and Mr. Sulkhan Sisauri visited a large family of Nikoloz Margiani and presented him with the sweets and TV.
12/01/2012
Reconstruction works are underway in the Tbilisi Public school #126. The Minister, Dimitri Shashkini observed the ongoing rehabilitation works. The school infrastructure will be upgraded according to the modern constuction standards;
11/01/2012
The respective exam program will be developed for the teachers of Physical education. The special committee was set up in the Ministry to discuss this issue. The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini and the Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs, Lado Vardzelashvili met the members of this committee to review the criteria of the exam program for the discipline of... Read More
10/01/2012
The Minister, Dimitri Shashkini met the teachers that are involved in the program “Georgian Language for Future Success”. The program “Georgian Language for Future Success” started in September 2011, by the initiative of the President.
09/01/2012
A conference was organized in the vocational college “Aisi”, (village of Kachreti, Kakheti) as a part of the Kakheti Development Project initiated by the President of Georgia. Participation of the vocational college “Aisi” in the mentioned project was discussed at the conference.
09/01/2012
Upon the initiative of the president of Georgia, Mikhail Saakashvili, Batumi Georgian Dance Company “Khorumi” will travel to Malta. 65 members of Batumi Dance Company who are the students of Batumi public schools will take intensive English language course in the framework of MES educational program.
08/01/2012
School Resource Officers paid a visit to Samtredia Inclusive Boarding School #15 and wished the children happy New Year and brought them New Year gifts. School Resource Officers will continue to visit Samtredia Inclusive Boarding School.
07/01/2012
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini wished Merry Christmas to English language teacher of Tbilisi Public School #173, Maia Kemoklidze and presented her with portable computer.
07/01/2012
School Resource Officers paid a visit to Inclusive Boarding School #200 and wished the children happy New Year and brought them New Year gifts. 162 Children with Special Needs study at the Boarding-School №200. 124 of them use the boarding-school service. Most of them spend their holidays at the institution.
06/01/2012
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia undertook a national assessment of the first graders in English Language and IT technologies; the first Deputy Minister, Koka Sepherteladze held a briefing on the primary results of the assessment.
05/01/2012
The Minister, Dimitri Shashkini and the governor of Kvemo Kartli, Davit Kirkitadze, visited a family of Teona Abuladze – a volunteer teacher and participant of the program “Georgian Language for Future Success” and congratulated her on the New Year.
04/01/2012
The Minister, Dimitri Shashkini, visited Brittany Tolar - a volunteer teacher and congratulated her on the New Year. Brittany Tolar has earned MA in education administration, she also has an extensive teaching experience;
03/01/2012
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia hosted the children of the heroes diseased in the war of 2008.  New Year concert was staged specially for these children with participation of “Basti Bubu” actors and animators.
02/01/2012
The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini visited socially vulnerable eleventh grader of Tbilisi №10 public school, Giorgi Berdzenishvili and congratulated him on the New Year. The Minister granted Giorgi a PC and fulfilled Giorgi’s the biggest New Year wish.
31/12/2011
The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini, paid a traditional visit to the boarding-school №200 and together with popular TV anchor Duta Skhirtladze presented the schoolchildren with the New Year gifts. The schoolchildren staged the New Year concert for the guests.
30/12/2011
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia revealed the best schoolchildren, school principals, resource officers, the schools and the head of resource centers of 2011.
30/12/2011
The resource officers together with the students of Tbilisi public school#53 took a tour of the computer factory “Algorithm”.  The schoolchildren observed a process of computer assembling and installing the software into the devices.
29/12/2011
The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini, held the briefing for the journalists at the press-club “Prime Time”. As Minister stated, in 2011 Ministry was implementing projects in 42 directions.
29/12/2011
The First Deputy Minister, Koka Sepherteladze, awarded the winners of the contest“The goal of my life”. The contest was organized in two rounds for two age groups (VII-IX; X-XII-th graders) and up to 100 000 schoolchildren participated in it.
28/12/2011
The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini, highlighted the achievements in the education field and introduced a strategic plan of 2012 to the invited guests including the MPs, university rectors, scientists, principals of the school and vocational colleges, school resource officers, students and the representatives of NGO sector.
27/12/2011
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini met the winner of the TV show “Imedis Gmiri”, Professor of Teheran University, Philology of Georgian language Said Muliani. Minister presented Said Muliani with net-books and text-books for the Georgian Sunday School founded by Said Muliani in Freidan.
27/12/2011
Representatives of the National Center for Teacher Professional Development visited Chiatura Boarding-School #12. They wished them happy holidays and presented them with sweets and toys.
26/12/2011
Construction of the new school will begin soon in the Village of Shibliani, Sagarejo Municipality; the Minister, Dimitri Shashkini and representatives of the local municipality observed the construction site.
25/12/2011
The national team of Georgia returned from Bulgaria with two gold and one bronze medal.  President of Georgia Mikheil Saskashvili awarded with IPADs 11th grader Jimsher Skhirtladze, 10th grader Nika Nadiradze and Nikoloz Svanadze for achieved success in Informatics.
25/12/2011
The President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili met 150 teachers that are involved in the program “Georgian Language for Future Success” and discussed with them the results of the program.
25/12/2011
The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini and Chargés d’affaires of the Embassy of Apostolic Nunciature (Vatican Embassy), Philipo Champanelli visited the catholic family of Apriamashvili, wished them Merry Christmas and presented the family with the gifts.
24/12/2011
The representatives of the National Center for Quality Enhancement under the Ministry and the Mayor of Kutaisi, Giorgi Tevdoradze together with TV anchors Duta Skhirtladze and Shorena Begashvili visited Kutaisi Boarding School #42 for the Children with Hearing Impairments and wished the kids happy coming New Year.
24/12/2011
Construction of the new school will begin soon in the Village of Erisimedi, Sighnaghi Municipality; Deputy Minister, Giorgi Chakhnashvili and representatives of the local municipality observed the construction site.
23/12/2011
The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini and Governor of Kvemo Kartli, Davit Kirkitadze opened one more Georgian Language House in Marneuli. The modern building equipped with all necessary assets has been specifically built for Georgian Language House.
23/12/2011
The chairperson of the National Tourism Agency, Ms. Maia Sidamonidze and the school resource officers presented the primary grades students of the First Experimental School with the child friendly animated maps.
22/12/2011
The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini is paying an official visit to Switzerland. As a part of this visit, he held a meeting with the Head of the State Secretariat for Education and Research (SER), Mauro Dell’Ambrogio.
21/12/2011
Delegation of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia is paying an official visit in Switzerland. In the scope of the visit Minister Dimitri Shashkini, Director-General of European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) Rolf-Dieter Heuer and Director of Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR), signed the document of Joint Co-operation in High-Energy Physics and Related... Read More
20/12/2011
Resource officers and schoolchildren of Kutaisi Public school №29 planted trees in the yard of the same school as a part of the greenery campaign. As the resource officers state, participating in such charity campaigns gives them opportunity to be actively involved in the process of creating and maintaining a safe and healthy school environment.
20/12/2011
Deputy Minister, Ms. Irine Kurdadze and Director of the National Curriculum Center, Ms. Natia Jokhadze met with the teachers of Tbilisi Classic Gymnasium and introduced them the guidebooks for I-VIth grades.
19/12/2011
The Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Nodar Surguladze, along with other members of a Georgian delegation, paid an official visit to the Republic of Suriname. During the visit, the Georgian delegation presented 100 "Buki" net-books and 5 smart-boards to the Surinamese.
18/12/2011
The students of №151, №43, №2, №157, and № 22 public schools and resource officers visited the Natakhtari Factory. Throughout the event, the guests were given tours of the lemonade production and bottling technology centers and visited the brewery and labs located within the factory building.
17/12/2011
Resource Officers visited Saint Kvirike and Ivlitas shelters for mothers and children in Tsavkisi and wished the children a Happy Saint Barbare’s Day. They spent a whole day with the residents.
16/12/2011
Deputy Minister Ms. Irine Kurdadze awarded 40 members of a multidisciplinary team with cash prizes and certificates to recognize their achievement in the development of inclusive education.
15/12/2011
The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini, the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, Alexandre Khetaguri, the President of the National Bank, Giorgi Kadagidze, the Deputy Minister of Justice, Giorgi Vashadze and the Director of “Sakpatenti”, Giorgi Ghvaladze awarded the winners of “the Leonardo Da Vinci “Contest.
14/12/2011
The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Mr. Dimitri Shashkini, and Tbilisi Mayor Mr. Gigi Ugulava visited the future construction site of a new vocational college, called “Mermisi." The symbolic dismantling of the old building was undertaken with the use of the special technical equipment by the Mayor himself.
13/12/2011
The First Deputy Minister, Koka Sepherteladze, awarded winning schools diplomas and cash prizes as a part of a  contest dedicated to the 150th anniversary of Vazha Pshavela.
12/12/2011
The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Mr. Dimitri Shashkini, signed the decrees that  endorsed the  programs of high school, national unified and teacher certification exams. The exams’s programs are in full compliance with the national curriculim; the duration of the teachers certification examinations will be lengthened.
11/12/2011
Kachreti vocational education college hosted a fair that featured Georgian food, wine and canned products prepared by the students of this institution during different workshops. Successful students and teachers were awarded as a part of the event.
10/12/2011
Deputy Minister Nodar Surguladze participated in an event marked as part of World AIDs day, awarded the winners of the project Choice on You,  and presented the participating school principals and teachers with special prizes and certificates.
10/12/2011
Resource Officers visited Saint Kvirike and Ivlitas shelter for mothers and children. They spent a whole day with the residents and assisted the teachers in solving day to day issues. Archpriest Giorgi Sakhvadze also visited shelter and blessed all who live in the house.
09/12/2011
Tbilisi City Court hosted schoolchildren of various public schools as part of the public law project. In particular, the court organized a seminar on the issues of human rights, which was also attended by the First Deputy Minister, Koka Sepherteladze.
09/12/2011
The first stage of renovation works were concluded in public school №107. To recognize this achievement, the Minister, Dimitri Shashkini, visited the school and opened the Physics, Chemistry and Biology labs.
09/12/2011
Deputy Minister Irine Kurdadze awarded five vocational colleges with golden medals and granted twenty teachers of vocational colleges with cash prizes and certificates; these teachers have passed trainings in teacher professional skills and inclusive education. In total, 103 successful teachers have been awarded.
08/12/2011
The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Mr. Dimitri Shashkini, introduced a strategic plan  of 2012 to members of the Georgian government. The presentation covered all levels of the education sector.
08/12/2011
A memorandum of understanding was concluded between Rustaveli National Science Foundation and Jülich Research Centre to support cooperation among both research institutions and their scientists.
07/12/2011
The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini, and representatives of the program “Teach and Learn with Georgia,” met with English language volunteer teachers who work at public schools in Tbilisi, Rustavi, Kaspi, Khashuri, Sagarejo and Mtskheta.
07/12/2011
The National Curriculum for the years 2011-2016 has been translated into the Azeri, Armenian, and Russian languages. The Deputy Minister, Irine Kurdadze, and the Director of the National Curriculum Center, Natia Jokhadze, held a briefing on this issue.  
06/12/2011
The Minister, Dimitri Shashkini, and Governor of Kvemo Kartli, David Kirkitadze, opened the Georgian Language House in Gardabani, at which ethnic minorities will pursue an education in the Georgian language. Any interested person, irrespective of their age, can learn the state language at the newly opened institution.
06/12/2011
Native English-Speaking Teachers continue to arrive as participants in the educational program “Teach and Learn with Georgia.”
05/12/2011
The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini, met with 200 twelfth graders of Tbilisi public schools and spoke to them about the changes that will be introduced to higher education laws starting from January, 2012.
04/12/2011
The principals of Azeri schools are now attending Georgian Language trainings in the Zhvania School of Public Administration in Kutaisi. Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Mr. Koka Seferteladze, attended one such intensive training course.
03/12/2011
The President of Georgia, with the dropping of a capsule, laid the foundation of a new professional center and swimming pool in Gldani. The President was present to speak and symbolically "break the ground" of the new construction site.
03/12/2011
First Deputy Minister, Koka Sepherteladze opened a new educational institution in the village of Akhuti. In total, 150 schoolchildren will study in the new school of Akhuti village, Chkhorotsku district. Classrooms, sport hall, library and IT room have been renovated in compliance with international standards. All first graders got the netbooks as gifts from the President of Georgia.
03/12/2011
Resource Officers visited Gori Clinic and spent one day with children diagnosed with cerebral palsy. As part of the event, Resource Officers presented the children with sweets and other gifts. 
02/12/2011
7 twelfth graders of the Tbilisi №202 School for Blind and Visually Impaired Children will spend two weeks in London. The Minister Dimitri Shashkini made this decision while visiting the school on the International Day of People with Disabilities.
02/12/2011
Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini, held a meeting with Kyrgyz businessmen and introduced them current reforms in the education and science fields.
01/12/2011
The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini, and a representative of the Company Phywe, Inge Berger, signed an agreement of cooperation and delivered opening remarks at an international conference.
30/11/2011
Winners were declared for a competition of Bachelor’s and Master’s thesis on the subjects of NATO and security issues. The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini, attended the event.
30/11/2011
The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini, opened a new sewing shop in the Poti Vocational College “Pazisi”. As a part of a UNDP project, the shop was provided with modern sewing equipments including machines, smart boards, a smart podium, and more.
29/11/2011
Deputy Minister, Ms. Irine Kurdadze, introduced a new computer game to the schoolchildren of Tbilisi public school №60. The new game “Art” will be incorporated in school program in parallel with other school programs and will assist the schoolchildren to learn world art and culture.
29/11/2011
Minister of Education and Science, Mr. Dimitri Shashkini and Governor of the Imereti region, Mr.Lasha Makatsaria opened a new joinery workshop at the Kutaisi Vocational College “Iberia”. The construction of the workshop was initiated by the President of Georgia.
28/11/2011
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini and CHARGE DAFFAIRES of the Embassy of Apostolic Nunciature (Vatican Embassy), Philipo Champanelli, presented the senior graders of Tbilisi Classic Gymnasium a unique publication of the volume “Georgian Hagiographic Literature”.
26/11/2011
The Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Irine Kurdadze granted portable computers to the schools that win in theatrical festival held in the framework of “Civic Activity Support Program”.

             
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