Award ceremony of the volunteer students who participated in the competition We Study Together was held at the exhibition hall of Tbilisi State Academy of Arts in the framework of the project Development of Inclusive Education in 9 Regional Public Schools.
Development of Inclusive Education in 9 Regional Public Schools is three-year project (2009-2011). It is carried out throughout the whole Georgia. Action-competition We Study Together that was implemented in the scope of the project, was divided in two rounds. The first round – art competition was held in 10 target schools of all regions of Georgia, where inclusive education is being developed. Volunteer students of the Academy of Arts, school children and regional teams of Akhaltsikhe and Khashuri who support inclusive education painted the walls of the school during the second round that took place on June 14 – International Day of Disabled People. On the same day, volunteer students of Batumi University of Arts participated in painting action in Kobuleti as well.
Head of General and Vocational Education Development Department, Lali Ebanoidze, Coordinator of the project, Maia Bagration-Gruzinski and Rector of Tbilisi State Academy of Arts, Gia Bughadze attended the event, held at the Academy of Arts. Volunteer students were awarded with certificates and gifts.
Three winners of each target schools were presented with symbolic gifts in the scope of the competition. Each school received banners with the winners’ compositions.
These types of competitions are important for creating benevolent environment and popularization of inclusive education.