MES latest News RSS Feedhttp://mes.gov.ge/ The Big Idea Challenge National Finals Award Ceremony Thu, 18 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 Thu, 18 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 http://mes.gov.ge/content.php?lang=eng&id=9285 The Big Idea Challenge enables contestants from Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan to share their innovative ideas with the general public around the world. The contest is of video nature and based on it more than 300 projects have been created specifically for the competition, including 53 from Georgia.

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Regional training on "Protection of cultural heritage in times of crisis" Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 http://mes.gov.ge/content.php?lang=eng&id=9283 On July 17, the National Museum of Georgia launched a three-day training seminar on "Protection of Cultural Heritage in times of crisis." Levan Kharatishvili, Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Georgia, welcomed the participants, organizers and speakers. He emphasized the need for such trainings, as both Georgia and the whole world are constantly facing new challenges in the field of cultural heritage protection and it is essential that experts in the field share the latest approaches and international experience.

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Georgian scientists are leaders in the post-Soviet science community, according to the citation index Tue, 16 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 Tue, 16 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 http://mes.gov.ge/content.php?lang=eng&id=9282 According to data from Web of Science, one of the largest scientific databases in the world, Georgian scientists and research publications have the highest citation index among post-Soviet countries, which is a major international success of Georgian scientists and confirms the high level of their research, the validity and high competitiveness of scientific papers.


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Meeting with the official delegation of the Council of Europe's prehistoric rock art route Tue, 16 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 Tue, 16 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 http://mes.gov.ge/content.php?lang=eng&id=9280

On July 16, Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport - Levan Kharatishvili held a working meeting with members of the official delegation of the Council of Europe's prehistoric rock art route. Among the delegation, prominent scientists such as- Ramon Monte Barquin, Hippolytus Colado Giraldo, Jose Manuel Rey, Antonio Batarda and Rayman Abdullayev were present. During the meeting, the sides discussed innovations in the field of heritage and cultural routes. Levan Kharatishvili briefed the members of the delegation on the Ministry's large-scale project "Georgia, Europe". The parties set out action plans for active cooperation and sharing of experience amongst themselves.


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A new step towards integration of Georgian Science - Ministry of Education prepares to join EURAXESS Tue, 16 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 Tue, 16 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 http://mes.gov.ge/content.php?lang=eng&id=9281 The Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Georgia - Mikheil Batiashvili and the Director General of Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia - Zviad Gabisonia held a presentation - "New step towards integration in European scientific space" by joining EURAXESS.

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The EIC Roadshow pilot event was held at Technopark Mon, 15 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 Mon, 15 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 http://mes.gov.ge/content.php?lang=eng&id=9278 The EIC Roadshow pilot event was held in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Georgia, the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development and the Georgian Innovation and Technology Agency. Supported by the European Union, The event, hosted by the Georgian Agency for Innovation and Technology, featured research projects from universities and research institutes, SMEs, nanotechnologies, climate change SMEs / start-ups, and so forth. 

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Mikheil Batiashvili: Georgia will host the matches of European Basketball Championship 2021 and this fact proves once again that we are full members of the European family! Mon, 15 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 Mon, 15 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 http://mes.gov.ge/content.php?lang=eng&id=9279 "Today we have witnessed the most important announcement for the development of Georgian sport, today the International Basketball Association board of directors, have announced that Georgia will indeed host the group matches for the European 2021 Basketball Championship.” – Stated Mikheil Batiashvili today, at the special briefing.


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Iakob Gogebashvili's "Deda Ena" returns to schools Mon, 15 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 Mon, 15 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 http://mes.gov.ge/content.php?lang=eng&id=9277 From the 2019-2020 academic year, Iakob Gogebashvili's "Deda Ena" will return to the schools with an adapted version and will become an important teaching resource along with the existing textbooks.


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Mikheil Batiashvili: The return of “Deda Ena” to schools is a historic event and I am happy to share this with my humble contribution Mon, 15 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 Mon, 15 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 http://mes.gov.ge/content.php?lang=eng&id=9276 In his speech, during the presentation of the adapted “Deda Ena” by I. Gogebashvili in Variani, the Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport Minister - Mikheil Batiashvili emphasized the importance of the book to the nation and to its ultimate vitality to the survival of the Georgian language.


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Irina Abuladze gave a speech at the 7th session of the international conference Fri, 12 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 Fri, 12 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 http://mes.gov.ge/content.php?lang=eng&id=9274 On the second day of the Eastern Partnership Conference, Irina Abuladze - Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport, chaired the 7th Session on Empowering the Young Generation and Building Intercultural Connections.


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Irina Abuladze continues international workshops within the scope of the international conference Fri, 12 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 Fri, 12 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 http://mes.gov.ge/content.php?lang=eng&id=9270 Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Georgia - Irina Abuladze held an official meeting with the Ambassador of the Republic of Italy - Antonio Enrico Bartoli in Batumi within the framework of Batumi International Conference.


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Memorandum on Cooperation was signed between "Samsung Electronics and State Academic Ensemble "Erisioni" Thu, 11 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 Thu, 11 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 http://mes.gov.ge/content.php?lang=eng&id=9269

On July 11, Jason Lee - the Director of Samsung Electronics signed a 3-year memorandum of cooperation at the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport (in D. Uznadze N52. The Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport Levan Kharatishvili attended the ceremonial event.


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Professor Zviad Gabisonia was elected as a member of the Academy of Education Sciences Thu, 11 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 Thu, 11 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 http://mes.gov.ge/content.php?lang=eng&id=9268

On July 10, during the meeting held at Sokhumi State University, Prof. Zviad Gabisonia, General Director of Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation, was elected as a member of the Georgian Academy of Education Sciences. The rector of the university, Zurab Khonelidze, the president of the Georgian Academy of Education Sciences, spoke about Zviad Gabisonia's multi-faceted successful career in education and science and congratulated him on this honorary title and wished him future success.

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The Ministry has been named one of the best examples of cooperation with the private sector Wed, 10 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 Wed, 10 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 http://mes.gov.ge/content.php?lang=eng&id=9264 Freedom of Information Development Institute (IDFI) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in the course of drafting one of the reforms has named the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Georgia one of the best institutions to work with and has awarded it with the special honorary certificate.

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Giorgi Chakvetadze is Georgia's best player Wed, 10 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 Wed, 10 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 http://mes.gov.ge/content.php?lang=eng&id=9265 Giorgi Chakvetadze, a current player at the Georgian national football team and Belgian "Genk", became the best player of the 2018/2019 season. Chakvetadze was named best out of 79 sports journalists participating in the survey. Head of Sport Development Department Irakli Dolaberidze also congratulated Chakvetadze and awarded him with the memorable gift.

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The construction ceremony of a new campus of Caucasus University was held in Batumi Wed, 10 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 Wed, 10 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 http://mes.gov.ge/content.php?lang=eng&id=9266 With the support of the local government in Batumi, the foundation of a  new campus and school building of the University of Caucasus was laid down. The event was attended by Deputy Minister of Education, Science and Culture - Irina Abuladze.

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Scientific Forum - International Summer School of Kartvelology Wed, 10 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 Wed, 10 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 http://mes.gov.ge/content.php?lang=eng&id=9267 On July 10 Korneli Kekelidze National Center of Manuscripts opened a scientific forum - Kartvelology International Summer School and a special Conference - "Georgian Manuscript", implemented in cooperation with Louvain University with the support of Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation.


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USAID launches two new large-scale projects in the field of education Tue, 09 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 Tue, 09 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 http://mes.gov.ge/content.php?lang=eng&id=9263

Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport - Irina Abuladze held a meeting with Peter Wibler - USAID Mission Director, and Adam Schmidt – the Head of Democracy and Social Development department. During the meeting, the parties touched upon the US Government Support Program in the Education Sector, specifically the USAID's successful cooperation in promoting elementary and civic education in Georgia. The guests expressed full readiness to promote the scope of education reform within the framework of new initiatives. For this purpose, in addition to the US grant funding, two additional new projects will be launched in 2019.


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Mikheil Batiashvili: "With the support of the World Bank we will have 3000 highly qualified staff employed in modern technologies." Thu, 04 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 Thu, 04 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 http://mes.gov.ge/content.php?lang=eng&id=9259 ICT - 3000 specialists will be trained in the field of information and communication technologies. The program is supported by the World Bank and its total budget is 7 million Lari (USD 2.5 million).


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Media-Festival "Bacho Cup 2019" was held at Tbilisi Hill's Golf Square Thu, 04 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 Thu, 04 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0400 http://mes.gov.ge/content.php?lang=eng&id=9261 To celebrate the International Day for Sports Journalists, on July 2, "Tbilisi Bacho Cup 2019" was held at "Tbilisi Hills" Golf Course Resort. The tournament was held with the participation of sports journalists in accordance with the rules and regulations established by the Georgian Golf Federation. Winners and prizes were revealed in accordance with individual indicators between men and women.

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