National Center for Teacher Professional Development within the scope of "Millennium Challenge Account - Georgia" "Teacher and School
Director Professional Development
Project" continues the provision of the trainings. Currently, teacher trainers are
being trained to carry out the second phase of teacher trainings.
From January 2017, 7-12 grade exact and natural sciences, geography and English
language practicing teachers will be trained in the second module of general professional
skills - "Student-centered learning environment -teaching and assessment strategies".
module aims to familiarize participants with the learner centered teaching and assessment strategies and help them link the acquired knowledge
with their own
practical activities. The
training will help the participants determine the learning
objectives correctly and better plan the learning process. The participants
will also learn about a variety of final assessment forms,
evaluation rubric development rules and the fundamental
principles to be considered in the assessment process. The module particularly focuses on
the importance of developmental assessment and its targeted and effective use in the teaching
process. During the trainings, the participants will be given
the opportunity to model the developmental assessment techniques. The module will also help the trainees analyze the results in respect of gender, social differences and special needs and modify the
learning process accordingly.
The first stage of the second module of the general professional skills will be offered to the teachers who took the
first module -
"Student centered learning environment features” in October-November 2016. In
total up to 9000
The teacher trainings under
the project will be provided in two stages: in 2016-2017
academic year, a long-term training course
will be taken by 9000 teachers. The second group of teachers will start the course in 2017-2018
academic year. In total,
approximately 18000 public school teachers will have been
trained by 2019 within the scope of the project.
In general, the long-term teacher professional development course
consists of a total of three modules professional skills and subject methodology modules. The course for
each group takes 9 months and includes the components for the promotion
of practical implementation of the knowledge and skills gained at the training, including teacher meetings at the regional level for sharing their experiences.
course is conducted by certified
trainers, who have been trained at the National Center for Teacher Professional Development Trainer School through the programs developed by the
Millennium Challenge Account - Georgia international and local consultants.
Challenge Account -Georgia "Teacher and School Director Professional Development Project" has been
implemented by the National Center for
Teacher Professional Development with the
financial support of the Millennium Challenge Corporation and cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Sciences of Georgia.