2016 / 07 / 19

On July 19, 2016 the Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies(GFSIS) organized a discussion for the representatives of ethnic Armenian community on the education policy at the regional office of the GFSIS in Akhalkalaki, Samtskhe-Javakheti.
The discussion was conducted by the representatives of the Ministry of Education and Science, Tamar Toloraia, Despine Koiava and Karine Manukiani.

During the meeting, the speakers discussed several issues: the improvement of the quality of the pre-school, secondary and higher education for the representatives of ethnic minorities, the main objectives and directions of the educational policy adopted by the Ministry of Education and Science as well as the importance of acquiring high quality education for the representatives of ethnic minorities and their active involvement in everyday social and political life of the state.

The presentation was held under the series of lectures on issues of nationwide importance. The aim of the series of presentations is to increase the capacity-building of ethnic minority community of Javakheti and to forge a common understanding and vision of the Georgian state among the citizens of Georgia despite their ethnic origin and promote a national integration process in line with the principles of modern, democratic state. As a result the minority community representatives are better equipped and empowered to become agents of change.

Public Discussion in Akhalkalaki, July 19, 2016