First Georgian researcher obtains Gail Kelly Award in education field
18 March, 2017
First Georgian researcher obtains Gail Kelly Award in education field
The doctoral thesis of a Georgian researcher, Nutsa Kobakhidze, was evaluated as the best by the American International and Comparative Education Society.

Nutsa Kobakhidze is the first Georgian researcher, who was awarded a prestigious Gail Kelly prize in the field of education, Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia informs. Kobakhidze´s doctoral thesis was named the best in 2016 and Kobakhidze will be given the abovementioned prize by the commission of the International and Comparative Education Society (CIES), composed of well-known
scientists from five countries.

Gail Kelly prize is awarded annually since 1994, for the English-language doctoral theses, which deal with themes of social justice and equality. Selection criteria include academic honor, originality, scientific innovation, the accuracy of methodology and theoretical contributions. Nutsa Kobakhidze presented her thesis in 2016, at the University of Hong Kong where she continues to work. Nutsa Kobakhidze was presented with the Gail Kelly Prize officially on March 7, 2017, during the annual conference of the International and Comparative Education Society, in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
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