European Education International interested in Georgia's education
Georgia, Tbilisi, March 18 / Trend N. Kirtskhalia /
The European Education International Executive Council of Teachers intends to study the situation with education of Georgia. The organization president Manana Gurchumelidze participated in Brussels at the Board meeting and reached the agreement, the Independent Union of Education and Science of Georgia Trend .
She familiarized the council members with the situation of education in Georgia. She criticized the policy of the authorities in this field. Gurchumelidze said that the Georgian authorities avoid contact with the trade unions. It creates certain difficulties in realizing the right of teachers in the country.
"In particular, they talked about the absence of social dialogue, difficulties in the work of trade unions, limitation of the rights for expression freedom of thought, the rights for assembly, etc.", the union said.
After this report, Education International has decided to send a special commission which will prepare a report to Georgia. It will be headed by the European Education International Vice-President Iorgan Lind.