Georgian E-Learning Network
Basic facts about the network
The Georgian E-Learning Network was founded in 2010 as a joint initiative of public and private training and education organisations from Georgia: Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgian Technical University, Telavi State University, Arnold Chikobava Institute of Linguistics, Shota Rustaveli Institute of Georgian Literature, and the Information Technologies Vocational Education and Training Center. The network was founded as a result of the trainings carried out by German international organizations - InWEnt (in 2008-2011) and GIZ (since 2011) in the framework of the programme
“Institution Building and Human resource Development for e-Learning in the South Caucasus”.
The objective of the Georgian E-Learning Network is to promote E-learning within the Georgian educational landscape and to support member organisations in the development and implementation of E-learning activities.
Services and Activities
The Georgian E-Learning Network supports the development of E-learning in Georgia. In 2013, the network provided the Ministry of Education and Science with suggestions concerning amendments in the Georgian Law on Education in order to strengthen further progress of E-learning in Georgia. Furthermore, the team members take part in the planning and organisation of E-learning conferences and workshops and participate in international conferences (e.g. Online Educa Berlin). The team specifically works on the elaboration of quality assurance principles. Its experts’ board evaluate existing E-learning programmes and provide consultancy concerning quality in E-learning.