USAID to launch education refrom project in Georgia
05 February, 2020
USAID to launch education refrom project in Georgia
In cooperation with the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture, and Sport of Georgia, USAID has launched a $ 7 million educational project in Georgia. According to the Ministry of Education, the project implies supporting the development of general and higher education.

"The U.S. and Georgia confirm the joint efforts to strengthen the educational system. In order to support primary education, USAID launched a new $ 7 million project. The project will support the implementation of the "New School, which prioritizes student-centered
teaching methods in primary schools. It will also strengthen educational institutions, such as universities and non-governmental organizations to enable them independently to teach student-centered pedagogy. The U.S. Embassy is actively working with the government of Georgia and the private sector on the Fullbright Masters Program, including co-financing. We are grateful that the Government of Georgia and the private sector support the Fullbright Program, which has dramatically increased the number of Georgian students in the last five years.
We also look forward to the possible expansion of the Fullbright English Teacher Assistant program. We continue to work with the Georgian partners to achieve our common goals."- United States Mission in Georgia states.

The first meeting with USAID representatives has already been held at the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture, and Sport. The parties discussed the project development stages, which will be implemented by Research Triangle Institute (RTI).

By 2024 the student-centered learning environments will be developed in public schools, which will improve student academic achievement.


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