Deputy Minister of Education and Science and Gia Mamulashvili, Director of
National Center for Teachers Professional Development, awarded up to 80
teachers of non-Georgian schools in the regions settled with ethnic minorities
with certificates. These teachers are engaged in the program "Teach
Georgian as a second language".
The program «Teach Georgian as a Second Language" is implemented by Teachers
Professional Development Center of the Ministry. The goal of the program is to
promote teaching of Georgian Language in non-Georgian schools of Kvemo Kartli ,
Samtskhe - Javakheti and Kakheti regions settled with the ethnic minorities ,
to improve teaching of Georgina as a second language for the ethnic minorities and
Georgian language teachers ' professional development.
Certified teachers of Georgian language participating in the project were
selected as a result of the competition and their monthly salary is 1000
In addition to teaching activities, the teachers are training local
teachers in Georgian language as well as those wishing to learn
Georgian. Responsibility of the teachers is to create a Georgian
language school club, to plan and implement various activities, Georgian
language evenings and competitions with engagement of parents alongside
teachers and pupils.