In the scope of the "Millennium
Challenge Account - Georgia" Teacher and School Director Professional
Development Project, which is implemented by the National Center for Teacher
Professional Development, the second module of the general professional
training course - "Student-centered learning environment - learning and
assessment strategies" has been held.
The module has been developed by local
and international consultants based on teacher needs and is the second stage of
teachers’ professional development long-term course within the project.
The training aimed at checking
participants’ interest and readiness towards the issues of the training modules
and taking into account the feedback received from the participants in the
The two-day training was attended by
20 teachers from 5 public schools. The training will help the participants
define and formulate the learning objectives, effectively plan teaching-learning
process and apply a variety of assessment tools and
Based on the knowledge acquired
through the training, teachers will be able to modify their teaching practice according
to students’ gender, social differences and capabilities aspects.
The training module will be taken by
more than 7,000 VII-XII grade mathematics, chemistry, physics, biology,
geography and English language teachers in February of the current year who
have already completed a general professional skills training course first
module in October-November 2017.
Under the project, in 2016-2018,
teachers will be trained in two training courses:
professional skills (three twelve-hour modules: total of 36 hours - 3 credit
Active teaching of
subjects (one twenty- four hour module - 2 credit points).
The training will be provided for the teachers
in two stages. The professional development course for the first group of
teachers has already begun in October 2016 and will be completed in July 2017 (general
professional skills and subject methodology); the second group of teachers will
take the same training course in October 2017 - July 2018.
Millennium Challenge Georgia Account-Georgia
project has been funded by the Millennium Challenge Corporation and carried out
by the National Center for Teacher Professional Development with the expert
support of IREX, the international consulting company and in cooperation with
the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia.