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Within the framework of visit to Georgia, President of the
Republic of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid visited # 150 Tbilisi Public School, where
she personally got acquainted with the course and results of educational
program that are implemented on the basis of the Memorandum of Cooperation
signed between the Government of Georgia and the Government of Estonia. The
goal of cooperation is to share experience and practice in the field of general
education, introduce the innovations and challenges that take place in the
sphere of education.
The President of Estonia was hosted by the Prime Minister of
Georgia, Minister of Education and Science Alexander Jejelava. The event was
also attended by Estonian Ambassador to Georgia Kai Kaarelson, representative UNICEF
Laila Omar Gad and representatives of schools and universities participating in
It has been noted several times at the meeting how important
Georgia-Estonia partnership is, especially in the field of education. The
Minister of Education and Science of Georgian thanked the President of Estonia
for support and talked about future cooperation.
In order to encourage the introduction of digital technologies
in the educational process, guests have provided computer technology (laptops,
projectors and screens) and certificates to partner schools.
The National Curriculum Department of the Ministry of Education
and Science has been actively cooperating with the Ministry of Education and Research
of Estonia and Foundation INNOVE since 2014. Within the framework of
cooperation, the National Curriculum Department has hosted Estonian experts
many times. National Curriculum was planned and is being revised with
involvement of Estonian experts. As a result, the National Curriculum of
primary education for 2018-2024 years is already revised and approved.
By cooperation with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF),
the project “Strengthening Access to Quality Education for Georgian Children”
involves 15 pilot schools from Tbilisi and regions of Georgia- Tbilisi N150,
Tbilisi N156, Zestaponi N6, Rustavi N6, Sagarejo N1, Tbilisi N18, Tbilisi N86,
Tbilisi N11, Tbilisi N123, Rustavi N7, Rustavi N25, Zestaponi N1, village
Manavi of Sagarejo municipality Sagarejo N4 Public Schools and Cervantes
Based on the project, in May 2017, within the official visit to
Tallinn, directors of 15 pilot schools got acquainted with general education
system and training practice of Estonia. In June and September 2017, trainings
were conducted for the pilot schools with the participation of National
Curriculum Department and Estonian experts. The training envisaged involvement
of all persons responsible for the introduction of National Curriculum: Director
- Deputy - Teacher of Primary School; Particular attention was paid to the
possibility of integration of ICT technologies into the process.
This cooperation will also continue in 2018 and within its
framework various activities promoting implementation and development the
National Curriculum will be planned.