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A new vocational education center equipped with modern standards and the latest technology will be opened in Khoni

The new training center will be developed in cooperation with the Education and Science Ministry, the business sector and the local municipality. Construction and rehabilitation works are fully funded by the Employers’ Association, while the Ministry allocates resources to create a modern learning environment. The aim of the project is to offer modern vocational education in partnership with the private sector to the people of the region, to promote their employment and development.

The school will start functioning in the 2022 academic year and, depending on the needs of the region, will offer professional programs to students mainly in the fields of construction, engineering and agriculture. Tamar Kitiashvili, Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia inspected the rehabilitation works of the center together with the President of the Employers’ Association Mr. Elguja Meladze and the Mayor of Khoni Mr. Lado Jurkhadze.

The Deputy Minister focused on the direction in which the state can invest with the private sector to make the most relevant and in-demand professions available to the population of Khoni and surrounding municipalities.

Coordinated by the Employers’ Association, the Deputy Minister also met with representatives of the local private and non-governmental sectors and spoke about the need and importance of high involvement of the parties in the development of the education center.