How We Lived Together in Georgia
GAHE is full partner of the regional project of Eastern Partnership Cultural Programs-“Sharing History, Cultural Dialogues”, and in this framework, On May 11, 2013 and June 8, 2013, workshops were organised in the multicultural region of Georgia- Kvemo Kartli, in Marneuli and Bolnisi on how to teach a common past in multiethnic societies. Furthermore, a workshop was held in Batumi on 13 and 14 July 2013 was held on novelties in history teaching and cultural education in contemporary times and with training on how to teach common and shared past in multiethnic societies) for school teachers of history, civic and cultural education of Adjara. In addition, on 9-10 November 2013, in honor of the international week of tolerance, GAHE organized a workshop in Akhalkalaki- Akhaltsikhe on how to Teach Common, Shared Past in Multiethnic Society, in cooperation with The Regional Office of Ombudsman in Samtskhe-Javakheti, the Innovation Laboratory of Classical Gymnasium, ICOMOS- Georgia and the National Museum of Georgia.
- To build the capacity building of 100 educators (mostly history teachers) in from remote areas and minority communities who are involved in the teaching and learning of history and culture of Georgia in these approaches to teaching about the past.
- To stimulate dialogue between and exchange of experience of educators in Georgia from various regions disciplines and between educators with different cultural, religious and linguistic backgrounds.
- To work with five regional branches of the Georgian Association of History Educators in the organization of training for educators thereby strengthening their capacities.
- Professional Development of 100 educators (history teachers of Russian, Azeri and Armenian schools) through regional and local trainings in approaches to teach about the past that includes minority communities.
- Involvement of educators from minority backgrounds and/or living in remote areas as active members of the Georgian Association of History Educators.
- Increased use of the educational resource “How we lived together in Georgia in the 20th Century”, especially amongst Russian speaking educators and students (Russian, Azeri and Armenian schools).
Swiss Embassy | Small Grants
Nana Tsikhistavi, President
Georgian Association of History Educators