System Strengthening and Stakeholder Communication
The objective of this component is to facilitate a shift in attitude toward learning in Georgia to one that is more pro-active, student-centered, innovative, and evidence based.
Component 4 covers two major areas:
Supporting data-driven decision-making accessible to the entire education system
The objective of this sub-component is to improve the capacity of the entire education system to collect, analyze and disseminate data and information for monitoring and decision-making purposes and activities, including among others, gender disaggregate information.
This subcomponent will support a diagnostic assessment of the EMIS, data needs in Georgia to identify further development and upgrades of the system, recommendations and propose several options for capacity building of the EMIS, to strengthen and reorient the EMIS as a set of operational processes increasingly supported by digital technologies, which allows the collection, aggregation, analysis, and use of data and information in education, including for management and administration, planning, policy formulation, monitoring and assessment at all levels from early childhood to higher education;
This component shall also support MES in identifying distance learning e-platform options and teaching methodology, plan and implement capacity-building activities for the teachers to effectively utilize selected platform and methodology during study process.
Communication and Stakeholder Consultations for Education Reform
Under this sub-component, the proposed project will help the Government craft an effective communication strategy on the current education reforms. The communication strategy will target key stakeholders, such as education professionals, teachers, principals, government officials, parents, youth and the public at large to engage them about their own perspectives, advocate on behalf of reforms and the project and finally work towards boosting positive behavior change for new learning approaches, which better prepare youth for the 21st century world of work. Sub-component will provide support towards public engagement and advocacy efforts of the education reform.