Tamar Kitiashvili, Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Georgia held a meeting with students of Dual Program and representatives of private enterprises involved in the project at Aisi College.
The participants discussed the current work-based learning programs in the region of Kakheti and the current challenges. At the meeting, students of dual degree programs talked about the experiences they receive in during the learning process - both in college and in the industry. Additionally, students also focused on program development opportunities and the challenges they face on daily basis.
At the meeting, the Deputy Minister spoke with local employers on the industry general issues for the region's labor market, in conjunction with putting an emphasis on increasing the number of work-based programs, the needs of the local private sector and the development of competences for vocational students in various fields and disciplines.
It is noteworthy that LEPL College Aisi has been implementing work-based programs since 2017 with the support of the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Georgia, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the German International Cooperation Society (GIZ). Currently, the College is implementing 4 dual degree programs involving 28 local enterprises.