The University Of Georgia
Program name: Teacher Training Program (Independent)
Study Level: One-Year Degree Program
Program leader: Dundua Shalva
Tina Gudushauri
Study language: Georgian
Program capacity: 60
Program permission: A person with at least a bachelor's degree or equivalent academic degree has the right to be enrolled in the teacher training educational program. Applicants can be enrolled in the program in case they: a) successfully pass the subject exam (the person must pass the threshold at the teacher competency confirmation exam organized by the National Center for Evaluation and Examinations); b) pass the exam determined by the higher educational institution. c) have English language proficiency at the B 1/2 level being the prerequisite for admission to the program. Verification of language proficiency may be substantiated by either an official diploma supplement indicating the study of the English language at the university level or, in the absence of such documentation, by successfully completing a university-administered language proficiency examination.
Program goals:

The program aims at training basic and secondary level professional teachers for a successful teaching career in a constantly changing educational environment, who will be able to adequately understand and analyze the current processes in schools, as well as make and implement reasoned decisions in daily educational activities. The program provides the future teacher with the necessary knowledge and skills for leadership, both for the team management of the learning environment and process, and, in general, for thoughtful participation in the management of school education being the essential basis for ensuring the effectiveness of the processes related to school and education. The knowledge and experience gained as a result of the completion of the program will create a solid foundation for the successful educational activities of the graduates in both public and private educational institutions.

Methods for Attaining Learning Outcomes:


Learning outcomes:
Date of approval: 02-23-2016
Approval protocol number: 06-16
Date of program update:
Update protocol number: 08-16
Program details:

The teacher training program prepares teachers for history, Georgian language and literature, English language, mathematics, physics and information and communication technologies.

Teaching Process Characteristics:

The student needs to accumulate 60 ECTS comprising:

  • the core subjects of the program - 42 ECTS:
  • the elective subject of the program (considering the specialty) - 6 ECTS;
  • pedagogical practice with the appropriate profile in a general educational institution - 12 ECTS.

Program Core

Code Subject ECTS Semester
EDUC 3110History and Philosophy of Education6 1
EDUC3130Teaching Methodology6 1
EDUC3145The Principles of Inclusive Education6 1
PSYC3111Educational Psychology6 1
EDUC3147Research in Education, Action Research at School6 2
EDUC4130Class Management6 2
EDUC4212pedagogical practice12 2
PSYC4111Age Psychology6 2

Credits sum:


Program Elective

Code Subject ECTS
ENGL4135English Language Teaching Methods6
HIST4135History Teaching Methods6
INFO4330Methods of Teaching ICT6
KART4137Georgian language and literature Teaching Methodology6
MATH4120Methods of Teaching Mathematics6
PHYS4220Methods of Teaching Physics6

Credits sum:


Matrix Of Privequisites

Point GPA The university assessment   The general assessment in Georgia
97-100 4,00 A+ A Excellent
94-96 3,75 A
91-93 3,50 A-
87-90 3,25 B+   Very good
84-86 3,00 B B
81-83 2,75 B-  
77-80 2,50 C+   C good
74-76 2,25 C
71-73 2,00 C-
67-70 1,75 D+   D Satisfactory
64-66 1,50 D
61-63 1,25 D-
51-60 1,00 E E Sufficient
Not passed
41-50   FX FX Insufficient
<40   F F Failed

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