USAID-funded Applied Civic Education and Teacher Training Program (ACETT) was implemented by PH International in partnership with the Centre for Training and Consultancy (CTC), 11 regional partner NGOs and Civics Teachers Forum from 2010 – 2014. The program was also supported by the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia.
The goal of the program was to improve the quality of school civic education program and help youth to become more active in building a democratic society. The program covered 740 schools in 11 regions of Georgia. During the program the students had an opportunity to establish civic education clubs and organize various events, meetings, study visits and etc.
As part of the program students received training, participated in study visits and internships in various organizations, met and had conversations with interesting people, took part in mini forums, civic camps and a grant program.
Teachers also received training, participated in Teachers’ forum and contest.
The Momavlis Taoba Program (MT)
“Momavlis Taoba” (Future Generation Program) (MT) is implemented by PH International in Georgia with the financial support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and supported by the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia (MES). The program is implemented in collaboration with the Center for Training and Consultancy (CTC), Civics Teachers’ Forum and 11 Georgian regional non governmental organizations.
The goal of MT is to promote youth civic engagement and 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.
MT works with 480 schools across Georgia. The program offers many different non-formal education opportunities both for students and teachers: Development of Supplemental Civic Education Materials, Civic Education Teacher Training, Professional Development for Civics Teachers, Cooperation with MES (Seminars about the importance of civic education will be held for the representatives of Education Resource Centers), Applied Learning (Partner NGOs in eleven regions of Georgia are engaged in facilitating the implementation of Civics Clubs activities that address community and school needs), Social Media Training, Summer Camps, Civic Initiatives Support Mini-Grant Program, Civic Education Web Portal.