Cooperation with Moldova
Within the European Higher Education Area Ministerial Conference and 4th Bologna Policy Forum Giorgi Sharvashidze, Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia met his Moldavian counterpart Loretta Handrabura. The sides agreed to renew the Memorandum on Cooperation in the fields of education and science and shared their experiences with teachers training, professional grow and remuneration policy implementation process.
In response to the interest expressed by Moldavian Delegation in terms of teachers training program, Mr. Sharvashidze introduced to his colleagues the ongoing and future amendments in teachers training, professional grow and remuneration scheme.
The Georgian side shared the information on the development of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Bachelor’s programs at three Georgian Universities. The project’s financial support ensured by Foundation “Millennium Challenge “and San Diego University. Besides, development of STEM programs are planned together with one of the leading American university with the purpose to offer the Master’s and Doctoral programs in Georgia as well as in the region.
At the meeting Deputy Director Sharvashidze discussed the programs aimed at the enrichment of the basis of Institutes of Physics and Mathematics; particular talking points included internationalization perspectives of education quality enhancement. The Georgian side made the commitment to share its experience with Moldovan colleagues in terms of English language learning programs and vocational training modules development. At the present, Moldova does not have legislative acts regulating general, vocational and higher education. The sides exchanged the information on issues related to recognition of non-formal vocational education.