Shashkin has reported of preparedness for September 1
In Georgia, the first primer of the Georgian language - "Deda Ena" ("Mother tongue") for Armenian and Azerbaijani citizens living in Georgia is prepared. As reported by "Georgia-News", Minister of Education and Science Dmitri Shashkin told this to journalists on the eve. According to him, this primer is issued on the new standards and has already been sent to press. "Both foreign and Georgian experts were involved in its creation. It is a modern textbook with audio and video materials" - said the Minister.
Georgian language teachers will go to regions Javakheti and Kvemo-Kartli, in places of compact residence of the Armenian and Azerbaijani citizens since September 15, also added Shashkin. There they will teach local children Georgian language.
In addition, the head of the Georgian Ministry of Education shared his plans to open a large vocational school in Poti in early September. In November, they plan to open a similar vocational school in Kobuleti. In addition, Shashkin told reporters that his office started distributing textbooks for socially vulnerable population with help of "Post of Georgia", since August 29.
"We have kept our promise we gave these people that the new textbook, from first to sixth grade inclusive, will not cost more than 10 lari. This is under very strict control, as all the distribution publishers have officially obligation and the price will be shown on the textbook" - Shashkin said.
He also said that the process of distributing netbooks to first-graders will be completed by September 5.