for Teacher Professional Development, with the support of the Millennium Challenge Account - Georgia, under the project "Teacher and School
Director Professional Development" initiated by Millennium Challenge Corporation, has begun trainings for trainers who have more than 2 years of experience. Currently, 140 trainers are
doing "Student-centered teaching process”, the training module specially designed for the purposes of the project.
The trainers have been selected through
the competition announced by the National Center for Teacher Professional Development and by considering the project needs and objectives.
The training module has been designed by the foreign consultant within the Teacher Professional
Development Project. The module is based on modern teaching approaches and focuses on development
skills necessary for the provision of student-centered learning
process. The training course will help trainers reconsider
the learner-centered approaches.
The underlying factor
for creation of School of Trainers was the recent growing demand
for professional development and the lack of trainers especially in the regions.
For the past two years the Center has been working on the
School of Trainers, which was finalized and implemented with the support of the
Millennium Challenge Account-Georgia. The trainer
the trainer training and professional
development regulations, as well as the modules
training and retraining have been developed.
of regional coverage has become the priority of School of
Trainers. Currently 300
well as inexperienced
trainer candidates are being retrained.
The trainers trained
under the project,
August-September 2016, will lead
the professional development of public
chemistry, biology, physics, mathematics, English and geography teachers and school directors
and significantly contribute to the development of the human resources in
Tbilisi and regions.