Bringing schools’ infrastructure in line with European standards across Georgia will cost at least 7 billion GEL – Mikheil Batiashvili, Minister of Education said in Business Partner Program of Georgian First Channel.
The Minister talked about problems in the education system. He named pre-school education, quality of high education and accessibility to professional studies in the regions among the main problems.
Batiashvili also talked about the initiative of Prime Minister based on which starting 2022 Georgia will be spending 6% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) on education. The annual budget of the Ministry of Education will be increased by 500 million GEL.
“With this initiative, Georgia will be among the top-10 countries, which will be spending such unprecedented amount from GDP on education,” Batiashvili said.