The Project Winner Teachers’ Visit to Estonia

The visit of winner teachers of the project “Teacher – Guide to Europe” to Tallinn has been completed. The project was held for the sixth time this year by the Information Center on NATO and EU in the framework of The Europe Days traditionally. 150 teachers from Tbilisi and the regions were involved in it. The best projects implemented during the year were revealed and the 10 authors of the projects from Tbilisi as well as from the regions were hosted by The Estonian Center of Eastern Partnership in Tallinn.

The study visit aimed for experience and knowledge sharing of education system of Estonia as the EU member country, raising awareness about European Union and promoting the European Values in Georgia.

During the visit, teachers were informed about the Estonian education system, current reforms and the advantages of Estonian model, priorities and modern approaches in this regard, as well as the Estonian experience about European and Euro Atlantic Integration. Teachers visited the educational and public institutions for getting acquainted with the work specifics and discuss the cooperation perspectives between Georgian and Estonian schools.

The Information Center on NATO and EU has been implementing this project for 6 years. As a result, the number of beneficiaries throughout Georgia has increased to 650. Within the second part of the project, teachers have implemented up to 400 local projects. 40 authors of the winner projects were awarded with the study visits in Latvia and Estonia.

The project is supported by Friedrich Ebert Foundation, National Center for Teacher Professional Development, The Ministry of Foreign affairs of Estonia and The Estonian Center of Eastern Partnership.