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Partnership Development Division at Vocational Education Development Department of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia
Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia (MES Georgia)

UNEVOC Centre (Ministry) since 2014


Develop and strengthen the Vocational Education and Training System all around Georgia to ensure the synergy between the needs of the labor market, the professional skills of graduates and qualifications offered by the educational institutions in a lifelong learning perspective – to achieve:

• Employability on local and international labor market Update qualification, develop professional standards and vocational programmes;

• Engagement and/or participation of vulnerable groups, disability and etc;

• Promoting the participation of social partners;

• Geographic Accessibility for VET.


• Meet education demands of the population, support professional, career development and social protection of individuals;

• Feed economy with qualified staff competitive both on local and international labor market, ensure a match between the fast changing labor market and VET system;

• Maintain competitiveness of employed be re-training and professional development;

• Foster appropriation of the peoples educational capacities with the new social-economic conditions to support self-employment and entrepreneurship;

• Support student mobility;

• Ensure professional development of minority groups and create employment opportunities for them;

• Develop Lifelong Learning;

• Develop School-Business Partnership in VET.

Regular tasks

a) Identification of social partners in the field of vocational education, segmentation and determination of relevant mechanisms for social partnership and ensuring to work those mechanisms;

b) Permanent contact with the social partners in the field of Vocational Education and coordination of their work;

c) Promotion/support for functioning of NVETC and its thematic working groups;

d) Support and coordination of Sectoral councils working

e) Working on the format for private and public sector cooperation;

f) Development of mechanisms for private sector motivation in order to engage in vocational education;

g) Local and international organization partnership;

h) Local and international educational institutions cooperation;

i) Development of carrier guidance and counseling system;

j) Development of concept for TVET portal and its administration;

k) Increasing awareness for target groups in order to support vocational education;

l) Implementation of other responsibilities determined by the legislation.

Focus and interest

Work area

Which of the following fields is the UNEVOC Centre working on?
Sharing knowledge about TVET
Primary focus
Developing knowledge
  Secondary focus
Developing and building capacities
  Secondary focus


Who are the beneficiaries of the UNEVOC Centre's work?
  Secondary focus
  Secondary focus
Policy makers
Primary focus
Private sector
Primary focus

Engagement interest

What is the highest level of engagement the Centre is interested in in the following fields?
Greening of TVET institutions and skills
   Interested to learn
Migration     Not interested
OER and Online Learning
   Interested to learn
Equity of access in TVET
  Interested to contribute
Gender equality in TVET
   Interested to learn
Fostering entrepreneurship
   Interested to learn
Industry 4.0 / Smart production
   Interested to learn

Activity interest

Which types of activities is the UNEVOC Centre most interested in?
Capacity development projects
  Moderately interested
Policy oriented projects
Highly interested
Knowledge development
  Moderately interested
Workshops and conferences
Highly interested

Regional collaboration interest

What are the UNEVOC Centre's collaboration interests?
Within my cluster
  Moderately interested
With Africa
  Moderately interested
With the Arab States
  Moderately interested
With Asia and the Pacific
  Moderately interested
With Europe, CIS and North America
Highly interested
With Latin America and the Caribbean
Highly interested


Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia (MES Georgia)
D. uznadze street 52
0102 Tbilisi


local time now: ~05:54 ±1 hour daylight saving time

Head of UNEVOC Centre
Marika Zakareishvili
Head of Social Partnership Support Division
Vocational Education Development Department

UNEVOC Coordinator
Marika Zakareishvili
Head of Social Partnership Support Division
Vocational Education Development Department

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page date 2020-01-24



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