With the aim of discussing perspectives for European
cooperation a work meeting was organized with Georgian school principals and
teachers at Teachers’ Professional Development Center.
A work meeting within the framework of European Week was
organized in partnership with Office of State Minister for European and
Euro-Atlantic Integration. Aleksi Petriashvili, State Minister of Office of
State Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration and Davit
Zurabishvili, Deputy Minister of Education and Science attended the meeting.
Detailed information on Program “Pestalotsi” was presented
at the meeting. This is a training program implemented by Council of Europe
within the framework of European Cultural Convention. “Pestalotsi” gives
opportunity to Georgian teachers to cooperate with European colleagues with the
aim of planning and implementing educational programs, establish professional
contacts with teachers of different types of schools and specialists in Europe.
The aim of the Program is to encourage popularization of
education, specifically, the process of life-long professional development by
means of offering ways for professional development.