Tbilisi, Georgia, Sept.15
By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend:
The new academic year in secondary schools of Georgia began on September 15 and will last until June 12, the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia said Sept.15.
"In connection with the amendments made to the decree of the minister of education and science of Georgia, the date of the beginning of the school year in secondary schools of Georgia was determined as the first Monday after September 10 (September 15), and the completion date - the first Friday after June 10 (June 12)," said the statement.
The statement notes that in the new academic year, in accordance with the decision of the ministry, 509,650 students of secondary schools will receive over 4.3 billion of free textbooks and workbooks.
The new textbooks are printed on high quality paper and weigh comparatively less than their earlier counterparts.
First grade students and their teachers will be provided with computers with improved technical data, the statement said.
In addition, students of 100 new schools of the country will be delivered to the place of study by special buses.