The teachers’ two-day conference entitled "Learners Cross Competence
Development" organized and initiated by National Center for Teacher
Professional Development has been launched. The event was opened by Lia Gigauri,
Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia and George Machabeli, Director
of National Center for Teacher Professional Development.
The conference was attended by up to 100 teachers from public and private
schools. The reports were made by 59 teachers of various subjects. The speakers
introduced to the colleagues their reports, including literacy development; development
of intercultural competencies; digital and quantitative literacy development; training
in disaster risk management (including for pupils with special educational
needs); environmental literacy development.
At the conference, the Center employees made presentations on the role of democratic
culture competences, improvement of learners’ achievements in exact and natural
sciences, teaching through experiments and nature awareness education.
The competition for the conference was announced in October of this year. The
school subject consultants from National Center for Teacher Professional
Development selected 59 best reports out of 300 applications.