The Ministry of Education and Science has already
defined the minimal competency levels and the dates of the teachers’
certification exams. The Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini,
together with the Director of the
At the first stage, the exams will be held in Georgian Language and Literature, mathematics and foreign language as well as in general abilities. So, around 20.000 subject matter teachers had opportunity to take participation in these exams. The teachers’ maximal activity is noted at this time. 10,720 teachers have already registered for participation. This means, teachers really wish to improve qualification and the government supports them maximally. The exams will be held in July.
The participants will have 5 hours in professional ability, Georgian Language and Literature and the mathematics exams. 3 hours and 15 minutes will be given for foreign language tests. Around 40 % of the teaching methodologies cover the subject tests. The left 60% includes the subject knowledge.
The teachers, who cross the barriers, will
receive the increased salary and the opportunity to work as mentor teachers.
This also means additional salary of 160 GEL. The certification exams are
voluntary and the government finances it. The