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Georgian teachers share their experiences from the European festival

On the 21st of December, 2019 Science on Stage Georgia has organised the information day about the National Science on Stage Festival, which will happen in autumn 2020. Furthermore they conducted a physics workshop at SALiS laboratory at the Ilia State University in Tbilisi. About 60 science teachers attended the information session, about 25 the workshop.

The workshop was held by Keti Tatishvili, Nino Abesadze, Lali Mgeladze and Vazha Tetunashvili, who participated in the European Science on Stage Festival in Cascais. They shared their experiences from the international festival with the participants and presented different projects they've learned in Cascais.

The next Science on Stage workshop is planned for March.

Tbilisi: Georgian Science on Stage festival 2018

The Georgian Science on Stage festival 2018 took place on 8 December 2018 in Tbilisi at Ilia State University. It was the first national event in Georgia. 25 STEM teachers presented their ideas and more than 100 teachers from different regions of the country visited the festival as well as the Deputy Minister of the Georgian Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport, Mrs Irina Abuladze. 

At the event the three projects with four Science teachers were selected to represent Georgia at the European Science on Stage festival 2019 in Cascais, Portugal.

Pictures © Science on Stage Georgia / Ilia State University Tbilisi

Georgia: #SonS2017 follow-up workshop in Tbilisi

On 9 January 2018 Science on Stage Georgia organised a workshop for STEM teachers at SALiS center at Ilia State University in Tbilisi. This was the second workshop from Nino Saakashvili and Tamar Doborjginidze following-up on their participation at the European Science on Stage festival 2017 in Debrecen, Hungary. In the workshop they shared their experience and impressions from the festival. The participants of the workshop were teachers from different cities of Georgia, also student teachers of Ilia State University.

Science on Stage workshops in Georgia

Lately Science on Stage Georgia organised three workshops on 'Teaching Inquiry with Mysteries Incorporated' for Georgian science teachers together with the senior lecturer Dr. Peter Childs from the University of Limerick, Ireland. The two workshops with 50 teachers participating were conducted in Tbilisi, at SALiS Center of Ilia State University, and one workshop was done in Telavi with 30 science teachers. As you can tell by the statements of the participants the workshops were a big success: 'I got a lot of new ideas after this workshop. I’ll implement them in my practice' stated one teacher and another: 'I liked the workshop very much. These materials and approach used on the workshop give me the possibility to plan and conduct innovative lessons.'

Nino Saakashvili and Tamar Doborjginidze, who were part of the Georgian Science on Stage teacher delegation in Debrecen, are going to conduct a further workshop on 11 November 2017. They will share the experiences they got during the #SonS2017 festival in Hungary.