Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini met 400 resource officers of Tbilisi Public Schools and attended the swearing in ceremony. Resource officers held a swearing in ceremony. They said that they realize responsibility, are ready to maintain order and safety at schools, support the correct upbringing of the school children, follow the Constitution and laws of Georgia as well as respect the right and freedom of the people at school.
In order to maintain order at schools, resource officers will enter public schools of Tbilisi and other big cities of Georgia from the new academic year. One woman is included in the three-person group of resource officers. They passed training in the scope of the safe school concept and mastered the skills of solving conflicts. The duty of the resource officers is to prevent crime and assist the school children. They are not able to punish the school children. Their responsibility is to care for the safety of the students.
Resource officers, equipped with special uniforms and modern communication devises will be located in the special rooms. The aim of the new initiative that is being implemented in the framework of the Safe School Program, is to guarantee the safety of the school children.