Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Lia Gigauri and
the Head of the National Center for Teachers’ Professional Development awarded
the 123 “Georgian Language for Future Success” program participants with
certificates. Volunteer teachers had been teaching Georgian language in Samtskhe-Javaketi,
kvemo Kartli and Kakheti non-Gergian schools during two academic years and completed
the program successfully.
The program “Georgian Language for Future Success” is being
implemented by Lepl. National Center for Teachers’ Professional Development.
The project is aimed at teaching state language to people of ethnic minorities
living in Georgia, one of the main component of which is deploying teachers to
Samtskhe-Javaketi, Kvemo Kartli and Kakheti non-Georgian schools.
The teachers participating in the program live in host families and teach
Georgian to family members. Participants also conduct extracurricular
Georgian citizens, who hold a BA degree, are eligible to participate
in the “Georgian Language for Future Success” program. The Ministry of
Education and Science of Georgia will fund the M.A studies of participants of
the program based on their one year work experience at the schools of the
mentioned regions. The participants can
also take teacher certification exams.