Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini held a meeting with 200 teachers and students of Sagarejo and Gurjaani municipalities and introduced the new initiatives within the general education system for 2010-2011. Kakheti is the first region, where the Minister presented the ongoing reforms and talked about the issues discussed by the President of Georgia’s during his meeting with the teachers and students in Adjara region on January 12, 2010.
The main goals of the reform- raising the motivation of the students, improving the quality of learning, giving greater importance to the high school diploma - were appreciated by the students and teachers. According to the teachers’ comments, all of their questions had been answered. They also expressed readiness to be actively engaged in the implementation of the reform.