New vocational programs and upgraded infrastructure at Community College Spectri


The closing ceremony of the project ‘Improving the Quality and Relevance of TVET Programmes in Engineering in Georgia’ was held at community college Spectri. The project started in September 2016 with the financial support of Millennium Challenge Account’s ISWD project and aimed to improve the quality of vocational programs in engineering field in Georgia. 

The new qualifications were developed with the support of international partner, Pearson Education Limited. The following qualifications are now accredited by National Agency of Education Quality Enhancement and BTEC (international accreditation): welding, air conditioning specialist, electrician and water supply systems exploitation.

The college infrastructure was also upgraded within the project, modern electrician, air conditioning and welding laboratories and simulators were installed. Around 25 teachers were trained by BTEC experts in new program structure, modules, credit systems and internal and external verification.  

The industry and private sector representatives were actively involved in the development of new programs. During the project implementation, Memorandum of Understandings was signed with more than 20 companies for stimulating student internship and future employment.

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