PH International

Momavlis Taoba - Civic Education Program

Country: Georgia
Category: Educational Development Programs

About

Web Site: http://civics.ge

Momavlis Taoba (Future Generation) Program is implemented by PH International with the financial support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The program is implemented in partnership with the Centre for Training and Consultancy and 11 regional partner NGOs with participation of 480 schools nationwide, in all regions of Georgia. The purpose of MT is to 1) promote greater  civic engagement of young people; and 2) enhance civil society’s role in promoting transparent and accountable governance at the national and local levels by expanding and institutionalizing secondary school civics education curricula and practical applications.

Program News

Promotion of Healthy Lifestyle in the Village Ikalto | 21 May 2018

School-based civics club students in the village Ikalto conducted a survey among the students how they spent free time. The results of the survey showed that the computer games take the most of the free time of the students.
To improve the situation civics club students decided to organize information campaign in the community to promote healthy lifestyle

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Trainings for Civics Teachers | 10 May 2018

Trainings “Teaching Democratic Citizenship” and “The use of Civics Supplemental Textbooks” within “Momavlis Taoba” program are continuing. A the end of academic year of 2018, civics teachers from 230 partner schools across Georgia  will attend the trainings"

"I will actively use knowledge gained at the training during my civics lessons. Civic education is important subject for the development of active citizenship" - Natia Papashvili, says civics teacher of Bodbiskhevi school. 

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International Anti-Bullying Day | 8 May 2018

International Anti-Bullying Day is one more opportunity to pay attention and prevent bullying among the youth.

“Let’s help youth to prevent bullying” – Nino Digmelashvili, civics teacher.
 Civics club student of Tbilisi public school #59 marked this day with various activities in cooperation with Psychologist and school resource officer.

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Success Stories

Lado Apkhazava, A Civics Teacher Received National Teacher Award of Georgia | 17 Oct 2017

Lado Apkhazava, a civics teacher from the village Chibati in Guria region of Georgia, received the National Teacher Award. Award ceremony took place in the capital Tbilisi on October 5, World Teachers’ Day.
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Students Advocate for the Improvement of Local Infrastructure | 1 Dec 2016

Students of the Village of Matani Public School #2 in Akhmeta municipality advocated for the improvement of local infrastructure; in particular the system of potable water in the village needed renovation as there was a lack of water and its quality was not suitable for drinking. Students collected signatures of the community members and prepared a request letter addressing Governor of the village.

As the result of the students’ efforts the problem was solved quickly; a new water reservoir with filtration system was installed in the village.
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Rehabilitation of the Park in the village of Lafankuri | 1 Dec 2016

Civics students of the village Lapankuri public school in the Kakheti region, sponsored by a MT program mini-grant project initiated a rehabilitation of the park. Students conducted cleaning and greening actions, besides establishing close cooperation with local authorities, and they provided 1200 GEL.
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