With regards to the prevention of Coronavirus (COVID-19), and
due to the declared state of emergency in the country; the Presidential decree
dictates, the teaching process to be continued uninterrupted, and the
government be given the right to define necessary changes in terms and
conditions for the previously established rules and regulations over the “Early
and Preschool Education”, “General Education”, “Vocational Education”, “Special
Vocational Education”, and “Higher Education”.
In line with the Presidential Decree, the Government has issued
a resolution on measures to prevent the spread of the new Coronavirus (COVID-19)
in Georgia, which stipulates the following points in the fields of education,
science, culture and sport:
educational activities until 21 April 2020 at the educational institutions.
General education and higher education institutions should continue only using
various forms of distance/remote learning and communication (if applicable).
faculty and administration members of educational and research institutions to
switch to remote working mode until April 21, 2020 (unless critical necessity
prohibit and ban all kinds of trainings, conferences, seminars and workshops,
unless it’s arranged remotely.
administrative proceedings, under the authorization and accreditation
provisions, as well as, all administrative proceedings related to obtaining the
right to carry out vocational training and trainings of vocational public
servants, if not executed remotely, to be deemed suspended, until the state of
emergency is ceased.
- To ban
all cultural events, both indoors and outdoors, including concerts,
performances, temporary and permanent exhibitions, rehearsals, tours, master
classes, trainings and conferences, unless arranged in a remote fashion.
- To ban
all types of mass sporting events, including competitions, trainings, both
indoors and outdoors, unless it is arranged in a remote fashion and
incorporates distance learning.