Another Living Library in the framework of GE CALLS Program – this time it was hosted by the Georgian National Gallery and featured two special “books” – Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of Georgia, Mr. Archil Talakvadze and The US Ambassador to Georgia, Mr. Ian Kelly
2014-2017, under the USAID funded and PH administered civic education project “Momavlis Taoba”, up to 180 small grants will be funded with the total amount of $ 81,000 to support locally led student and school civic initiatives. Initiatives.GE was also used by Micro Finance Organization “Crystal” as part of their corporate social responsibility strategy supporting student and school led initiatives in specially selected regions of Georgia.
Ambassador Ian C. Kelly and his wife Francesca Kelly took part in an exhibition and awards ceremony in honor of Women’s History Month, entitled “The Role of Women in the History and Present Life of Georgia.”
Resume writing - is an important thing! On March 16, 2016, students of Rivne Vocational Lyceum had a chance to learn it. During the training, students received information about how to write a good and effective resume, and use all possible ways of searching for a job. The training was held by Oksana Salivonchyk, a trainer of IDEA Center of Rivne-based NGO Center for Public Initiatives ‘Chaika’ and the IDEA Project Powered by Microsoft YouthSpark.
The 7th European Get Online Week, an annual digital empowerment campaign, started on the 14th of March. In 2016, Get Online Week will encourage people of all ages to use the Internet and technology in a safe and confident way to improve their digital skills, job opportunities, and their overall quality of life.
Students of Kaspi Gymnasium decided to explore the history of their town. During the project implementation, they collected information about the history of Kaspi and its inhabitants. They found out that during the Soviet times 170 persons from Kaspi were “repressed”.
In 2016, the IDEA Center of the NGO "Live Heart" which works in Khmelnytsky held a series of trainings on the topic "Organization of document flow based on "cloud" technologies of Microsoft, with using possibilities of joint work in Microsoft Office”. On February 29, one of these training brought together 18 participants - students of social work in Khmelnytsky National University. This knowledge will help them not only to better learn Microsoft applications, but also a more efficiently use their time while working together on various documents, because this is one of the great advantages of Microsoft "cloud" technologies.
Village Sazano public school students in Terjola Municipality decided to promote the history and monuments of the village. They created a map of the village, prepared a bilingual guide leaflet and arranged an information corner at the school, where the collected data and photos were presented. Students also prepared a video about the project implementation and shared it through Facebook.
On February 19-23, 2016 mentorship camp for civics teachers was held in Ikalto, Kakheti region. Camp aimed to support professional development of civics teachers, promote use of MT civics supplemental textbooks, provide instruction to teachers on the development of lesson plans and facilitate sharing of the best practices among civics teachers from different regions of Georgia. Regional implementing partners of MT project also took part in a camp and facilitated activities of teachers.