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In order to increase access to vocational education and employment in the Shida Kartli region, a college of modern standards was built in the city of Kaspi. From the new academic year, the college will offer vocational programs in engineering, construction, agriculture and other required fields. The project was fully funded from the state budget and its cost is more than GEL 5 million. The building is designed for 260 students and is equipped with the necessary inventory and equipment.
Kaspi College hosted public and private sector representatives to get acquainted with the college infrastructure and discuss the challenges and cooperation issues on the premises. The workshop was held in an open dialogue format and was attended by Tamar Kitiashvili, Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Hubert Knirsch, Ambassador of Germany to Georgia, Hans-Jürgen Cassens, Program Director of the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ), Deputy State Representative - Nugzar Samkharadze, Chairman of the Association of Infrastructure Builders - Ana Sabakhtarashvili and other esteemed guests.
Tamar Kitiashvili thanked all parties involved in the implementation of the project, which is vital for the development of the region, and noted that such a dialogue with the local government, private sector and other stakeholders is necessary to tailor all programs offered by the college to the needs of the region. "We are ready to talk about challenges, problems, future plans, what we can do together for an even better result, we have great support from the state, private business and, most importantly - from European friends." – stated Tamar Kitiashvili.
According to the German Ambassador - Hubert Knirsch, like Kaspi, new colleges are being established, modernized and arranged throughout Georgia. According to him, vocational education is an opportunity for those who want to get a quality education, to buy a vocation, to have a good income, which is important for the economic development of Georgia. The ambassador also noted that the German government is ready to support the development of vocational education in Georgia in the future.