Location: Republic Event Space

Time and date: 16 June (11:00 to 15:00)

Working language: Georgian

The Skills4Georgia talks will showcase captivating stories of professional achievements and provide an engaging, interactive, open-space forum to discuss the future of TVET in Georgia.

The talks are oriented around a series of short 10-minute pitches. Each story will provide targeted information, based on personal experience, and highlight the factors that are crucial for unleashing the potential of TVET in Georgia.

Renowned Georgian experts, business leaders, educators, and officials will deliver the short, creative pitches, detailing their personal trials, tribulations and triumphs in TVET. After each energising pitch, participants can take a deep dive into each topic in a short Q&A session, unwrapping the details that paved the path towards success.


Niko Javakhishvili – Hosting

Levan Gigineishvili – Professionalism and humanity: harmony, tension       

Alexander Kartozia  – Post-Soviet period and Skills

Vakho Kuntsevi – Starting a revolution

Prof. Dr. Daniel Pittich – The relevance of skills – Insights, ideas and visions from Germany

Dato Rakviashvili – Skills, the beginning of the journey 

Zura Oshkhneli – 30 years of shifting the boundaries   

Paata Godziashvili – Skilled sounds for greater thoughts  

Keta Giorgobiani  – The sense of skills, newly discovered world          

Tusa Gharibashvili – In need of skills  

Nino Mgaloblishvili  – Skills and Fashion