Azerbaijan, Georgia discuss cooperation in education
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 17 / Trend I. Isabalayeva /
The cooperation in education between the two countries was discussed between Azerbaijani Education Minister Misir Mardanov and his Georgian counterpart Dmitri Shashkin.
Mardanov touched upon the development of textbooks in the Azerbaijani language for the Azerbaijani schools in Georgia. He proposed to attract Azerbaijani experts to this process, the press-service of the Education Ministry told Trend. He said that Azerbaijan stands ready to assist in carrying out repair and construction in Azerbaijani schools in Georgia.
Shashkin said that Georgia plans to develop textbooks in the Azerbaijani language for I-VI classes this academic year and for VII-XI classes next year.
They exchanged the views on providing the Azerbaijani schools in Georgia with information and communication technologies.
Mardanov proposed to develop a joint grant to study the Azerbaijani history and geography in Georgia and the Georgian history and geography in Azerbaijan.
Shashkin said that the Georgian side is ready for necessary actions in this issue. He said that a commission will be established in this area.