AMAZING news from our CURE team from ISU. They have been awared a SHOTA RUSTAVELI NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OF GEORGIA applied research grant Global challenge of modern world is the development of democratic citizenship. As a result of the research:
a) Authentic model of secondary school student competences for democratic citizenship (CDC) will be created;
b) Target group competences for democratic citizenship and their relation to student civic activity will be determined; pedagogical approaches for formal and informal education promoting student CDC and civic activity will be developed and introduced;
c) Methodical textbook and a monograph reflecting research results will be published.
The grant is for 3 years and Project members include CURE members: Professors of Ilia State University David Malazonia - Scientific principal of the Project; Shorena Maglakelidze – Researcher; Sofiko Lobzhanidze Researcher Nino Chiabrishvili ( who has been participating in our CURE SMS training sessions) and Researcher PHD student, Natia Natsvlishvili –
We wish them good luck and success with this project that is a spinoff-outcome of our CURE project.. Looking forward to hearing some preliminary results!