A round table
meeting on the
issue of bullying in schools
was held upon the
initiative of the National Center for Teacher Professional
Development and Georgian Association
of School Administrators. The meeting was attended by principals of Tbilisi
and Rustavi schools.
the meeting school directors, NGOs and the Center representatives discussed the issue of preventing
bullying and violence in the school and shared experiences with each other.
Bullying still remains the
main challenge of the 21st century. It is planned and developed not only in the visible
environment but also by using social networks and communication means.
Therefore, prevention and management of bullying
requires special attention. The
that preventing and fighting
the facts of bullying
is possible through active cooperation with administrations, teachers and
the initiative of Gia Murghulia, the Head of the Association of School
Administrators, other meetings are going to be held where the Association together
with principals will develop specific recommendations to all the organizations
that may be involved in the prevention and management of bullying in schools.
Machabeli, Director of the National Center for Teacher Professional
Development, together with school administrators discussed the activities
carried out by the Center in the above direction and called upon them to have open
cooperation and introduced them with the planned activities which will help
schools effectively tackle the problem of bullying.
is carrying out various trainings for school
prevent bullying. The component of
bullying prevention is integrated in a number of modules developed by the Center,
but in this respect it is worth mentioning the training course for civic education teachers and the training
module "Equality Issues" of
the "Leadership Academy"
within the Teachers
Directors Professional Development
all public school directors
will attend from December 2017 to