Friday, August 17, 2018

Meeting with the representatives of the Public Defender's office


On April 11-12, 2017, SIQA organized the meeting of Azerian pupils and teachers with representatives of the Office of the Public Defender (Ombudsman) in Ilmazlo and Kesalo Public Schools (Marneuli Municipality). 50 students and teachers of Ilmazlo, Kesalo and Keshalo schools attended the meeting. The invited guests were representative of the Gender Equality Department of the Public Defender's Office - Sophie Rusetski and representatives of the Kvemo Kartli office of the Public Defender - Murad Huseynov and Mari Gvidiani.

Youth Forum


At January 14 and 26 of 2017 In Rustavi, a Youth Forum was held in the Center for Civic Engagement. It was organized by SIQA within the framework of Civic Education Program "Future Generation.  Students and teachers of 38 school from Dmanisi, Bolnisi, Tetritskaro, Gardabani and Rustavi municipalities took part in the youth forum.
At the forum students started to solve the current problems on their topics and with the support of the facilitator, they created project proposals. Each project will be financed by a small grant that will help pupils to implement the project and reach the goal.

Thursday, July 26, 2018

SIQA supports the integration of Azeri students


On December 14 2016, SIQA organized meeting of  students from the  village  Kvemo Sarali Azeri Public School (Marneuli municipality) with the student of  Tbilisi Public School #65,  in order to integrate ethnic minority within the framework of the program "Momavlis Taoba". Members of these school civic clubs introduced each other’s Georgian and Azeri culture. The students also expressed their desire to plan civic activities in the future, continue their friendship between schools. On December 19, Azeri pupils have visited Georgian mates through the study tour in Tbilisi. Leaders of the Civic Club of Tbilisi # 29 School hosted active members of Azeri villages Kulari, Taklalo, Kachagani # 1 and # 2 public schools in Marneuli municipality.
The students from Tbilisi familiarized Azeri guests with the structure of the local club, the specifics of distribution the obligations, and the member election rules    within the club. They talked about the club's activities and work directions.
With the aim of integrating ethnic minorities, SIQA plans to continue supporting the friendship among various schools of Georgia.

Monday, July 23, 2018

The annual Summary event of Kvemo Kartli public schools


On December 22, 2016, the annual Summary event of Kvemo Kartli public schools were organized with in the Civic Education Program "Momavlis Taoba" in Bolnisi. Program Director in Kvemo Kartli region, Inga Paichadze, Executive Director of SIQA summarized the achievements of the current year. The students of Bolnisi, Tetritskaro and Dmanisi municipality public school made a presentation on successful classroom projects and initiatives. During the year of 2016, SIQA organized a variety of competitions: slogans, classroom projects, posters, videos and photo contests, supporting students' involvement in the program and raising civic awareness. The students of the village Didi Dmanisi and Bolnisi Public School # 2 talked about their achievements in the media and summed up the activities of the students in the Kvemo Kartli region in this component of the program. At the end of the meeting awards were awarded to the active participants of the program Active students awarding the winners of the competition with symbolic prizes. The diplomas have been awarded with the representatives of municipalities for active cooperation within the framework of the program "Momavlis Taoba - Future Generation". Small Grants Manager Inga Kibrotsashvili addressed the participants of the PH International Civic Education Program "Momavlis Taoba ", pointed out their activity and introduced the program's novelties and gave them symbolic gifts for successful work. The program was held in the Bolnisi Municipality Board meeting hall. Participants of the program were participants of the program partner Bolnisi, Dmanisi, Tetritskaro, Gardabani and Rustavi public schools, teachers, representatives of municipalities, representatives of NGOs, parents, local media. The Civic Education Program is implemented by PH International, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and supported by the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia.
SIQA - Georgian Association of Educational Initiatives is a partner organization in Kvemo Kartli region.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

SIQA facilitates the integration of pupils from Azerbaijan

On December 14  of 2015  within  frameworks of the program "Momavlis Taoba" SIQA helped to organized visit of Tbilisi public school students to Azerbaijanian school at village Kvemo Sarali. With help of Georgian teacher Manana Comaia, Pupils from Kvemo Sarali presented Azerbaijani poets, as well as read some poems. The visitors, students from Tbilisi  sang Georgian folk songs. 

Student visit at the TechPark

Siqa organized  visit at the technology park for Pupils from Kvemo Kartli. During the visit, the students were guided by the Event Manager of TechPark. Participants were civic club members and civic education teachers from Dmanisi municipality villages Didi Dmanisi and Mashavera, also Bolnisi municipality village Savaneti.

Visit was organazed within the framworks of program "Momvalis Taoba".   Civic Education program "Momavlis Taoba" is organized by PH international and is financed by US Agency of International Development (USAID). Program is supported by Ministry of Education and Science.

Pupils from Kvemo Kartli visit GDS-'s television

On November 18 of 2015 SIQA - Georgian Association of Educational Initiatives, within the frameworks of  the program "Momavlis Taoba" organized the visit at GDS-'s television. Participates of the visit were from the villages : Teleti, Djandara, Nazarlo public schools and civic club members and civic education teachers. Civic Education program "Momavlis Taoba" is organized by PH international and is financed by US Agency of International Development (USAID). Program is supported by Ministry of Education and Science. Photos