On September 3-4, 2017, SIQA organized a working meeting in Tbilisi within the framework of the U18 program. The project "You Can Do More – To Strengthen Civic Participation of Children and Youth in Eastern Europe" is a new project presented by SIQA in Georgia. 10 regions of Georgia are involved in the project. The working meeting, held in Tbilisi was attended by civic education teachers from Tbilisi, Kvemo Kartli, Kakheti, Shida Kartli and Mtskheta-Tianeti public schools. German expert Nora Korte introduced the participants to the U18 program goals, history and implementation methods. The teachers discussed the possibilities of holding youth elections simulated by the U18 method in Georgia, presented concrete plans for organizing project activities.
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On September 21, 2017, SIQA’s representatives Inga Paichadze and Tsira Tavshavadze participated in an international conference on political education. Conference, which was held in Germany, st. In Berlin, they talked about the experience of organizing the U18 program in Germany, Georgia, Ukraine and Russia. The Georgian version of U18, which is an interesting and innovative approach in terms of program implementation, was also discussed at the panel discussion.
On August 7, 2017, another SIQA camp "Initiator 2017" started in Bakuriani. 23 high school students are participating in the camp. From Rustavi # 10 and # 28 schools. During the camp, students will be trained on entrepreneurship and social project creation and management. The second half of the day is busy with a variety of camping activities. The project implementing partner is "Consulting and Training Center".
SIQA’s German volunteers Catalina Wortmann and Anika Gunter are actively collaborating with Rustavi Public School # 1 this school year: helping 10th graders learn German better. On June 1, an open lesson in German language was held in the 10th grade of Rustavi Public School #1. In collaboration with a German language teacher, SIQA’s European volunteers facilitated the group to complete various tasks.
On June 18-22, 2017, The Summer Camp Of Civic Education 2017 was being held in Bakuriani, organized by SIQA.
The camp was organized within the framework of the civic education program "Future Generation". 80 students and 11 civic education teachers from 11 regions of Georgia were taking part in the camp.