Swiss-Georgian conference on vocational education and training

Wednesday, 07.06.2017 – Wednesday, 07.06.2017


Medea gets practical advices from the teacher of the Senaki vocational college, Georgia

Education reform is one of the priorities of the Georgian government, which aims at establishing and promoting a labor market-oriented VET system. Switzerland, with its dual track VET system combining practical work and theoretic lessons, enjoys a worldwide reputation in this regard and is highly successful both in terms of youth employment and economic competitiveness.

The event will focus on the major role of the private sector, with Swiss companies presenting their best practices and the Swiss Cooperation sharing its VET-related activities and expertise, in particular in the agricultural sector. A panel discussion will allow the participants and the audience to address key questions such as the cooperation between professional colleges and companies as well as appropriate ways to motivate young people to start an apprenticeship rather than aiming a priori for an academic degree.

Duration: 14.00-19.00 

Location: Tbilisi, 6th Authorized School, Lado Asatiani Street 28