Three-day seminar for supporting vocational education development organized by the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) is currently under way and shall last till October 24. Representatives of German, Azerbaijani and Armenian vocational education systems are attending the seminar together with Georgian representatives.
Festival “Vocational Education for Employment” was organized by the Ministry of Educational and Science of Georgia with the support Liberty Bank. Up to 30 institutions carrying out vocational education programs took part in the Festival, among them were State as well as private institutions.
“Wine Day” was held at Public College “Aisi”. This was a professional orientation focused event and aimed at raising awareness of vocational education, popularization of wine making as one of the oldest trades, restoring and preserving traditional winemaking, encouraging employment possibilities for vocational students and developing “marani” (location for storing wine) tradition etc.
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia has started registration process for vocational education programs from August 25. Today, Ketevan Natriashvili, Deputy Minister of Education became acquainted with the process.
In order to develop vocational education, a Memorandum of Cooperation was signed between the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia, Liberty Bank and 12 education institutions carrying out vocational programs.
August 26-31, 2013, GIZ is conducting training with the support of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia, Teachers Professional Development Center and Vocational College “Spektri”. The topic of the training is vocational pedagogy and didactics.
Registration for vocational educational programs starts on March 21, 2014 and ends on April 11, 2104. First Deputy Minister of Education Ketevan Natriashvili held a briefing on the topic.
The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia organized a conference with the support of JSC “Liberty Bank” on involvement of private sector in vocational education. The conference was opened by Minister Tamar Sanikidze.
Today, the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia and International Organization for Migration arranged a conference “Vocational Education Development – Vocational Education Strategy, Professional Orientation and Quality Improvement”.
The winners of WorldSkills Georgia Competition, students of Georgian Vocational Colleges will participate in International Vocational Skills Competition held in Leipzig, July 2-7, 2013.