A new 2016-2017 academic year is kicking off. Consequently, it is important to prepare the for the different educational system this year, which will be somewhat different and shifted towards the alternative context. Since the pilot project is fully completed, a full-fledged implementation of new projects begins. This refers to the new teachers’ professional development schemes, the provision of books, computers and adequate resources to schools, infrastructure renovation/rehabilitation, and the implementation of the new programs, which will motivate the students and teachers alike to be fully engaged in the new educational system.
In order for the system to function properly, and be accessible to the entire country, the Minister of Education and Science – Aleksandre Jejelava met with the leaders of resource centers, who are the regional educational entities.
The meeting was held in an interactive mode. The results of past years were discussed throughout the meeting, and the minister listened to the recommendations regarding the implementation of various projects, in conjunction with tackling the arising challenges. Aleksandre Jejelava talked about his future plans and introduced the reforms which leads the educational system to a new phase of development. The minister emphasized that he needs the maximum support from the resource centers in order to tackle the new academic year with maximum efficiency. Furthermore, the minister talked about the strengthening of partnerships with the schools.