In-service teachers teaching subjects (provided by the National
Curriculum) with 2 years of tenure are eligible for applying for the program.
Attracting and maintain qualified staff is one of the most
serious challenges Georgian Education system is currently facing. The research
indicated that the theoretical knowledge and especially the practical work at
the universities is not sufficient for acquiring
and developing professional skills for teacher inductees.
Teacher inductees have to face some serious challenges at the
begging of their professional careers which they can’t overcome on their own.
The data analysis provided by EMIS also indicate that teacher resignation is
relatively high within 2 years of employment. Thus support of inductee teachers
by experienced colleagues, experts and consultants at the begging stages of their careers is
pilot program will be launched in
2015-2016 academic year. The program is tailored for teachers with 0 – 2 tenure. The teacher
needs will be identified previously by research results, teacher training
material will be developed and additional services with professional development
in mind will be provided.
beneficiaries will participate in researches and surveys, will attend professional trainings,
consultations and conferences.