The Education Development and Employment
Center hosted the annual event of the program “Future Generation”.
Lika Kiladze, Chairperson of the Board of the
Education Development and Employment Center (EDEC), and Tamar Pruidze, representative
of “Future Generation,” gave opening speeches.
Afterward, Natia Namicheishvili, Executive The Director of the Education Development and Employment Center (EDEC), summarized
the results of the first part of 2019. Tsismari Tepnadze, representative of the
Civic Education Teachers’ Forum in Imereti and Racha-Lechkhumi-Kvemo Svaneti, talked
about the Forum’s activities.
As part of the event, a panel discussion on
the importance of civic education and the usage of program outcomes was
organized; this also included the actual application of developed manuals and
club cards. Natia Namicheishvili moderated the session.
Participants also discussed the protection
of children’s rights and, as a culmination, the Civic Club “Freedom”
from Kutaisi Public School №11 presented their forum-theater
The program “Future Generation”
aims to improve the curriculum of civic education in schools. It also
encourages pupils to apply their theoretical education. It is supported by the
Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia and financed by the United States
Agency for International Development (USAID). In the Imereti region, the initiative
is implemented by PH International in partnership with the Education
Development and Employment Center (EDEC).