Georgia I2Q - Innovation, Inclusion and Quality

  • F Funding Initiative/Portfolio

A Active

Key Information

The development objective of the Innovation, Inclusion and Quality Project for Georgia are to (i) expand access to preschool education and (ii) improve the quality of education and learning environments. It has five components. The first component, Improving the Quality of and Access to Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC), is to provide support to facilitate expanded access to quality pre‐school education in selected pre‐schools. It has three sub-components: (i) Improving the quality of ECEC programs across the country; (ii) Increasing equitable access to preschool education for successful transition to school; and (iii) Improving infrastructure to support innovative primary education, including preschool. The second component, Fostering Quality Teaching and Learning in General Education, is to provide a learning environment that is conducive to quality education in selected general education schools. It has four components: (i) Improving the educational infrastructure to support learning; (ii) Supporting the scaling up of the whole‐school improvement pilot; (iii) Supporting the capacity‐building of teachers and school leaders (principals) to adapt, develop, and implement school‐based curriculum; and (iv) Assisting the development of a national assessment framework. The third component, Strengthening Financing Options and Promoting Internationalization in Higher Education, is to improve the quality and international competitiveness of higher education. It has four sub-components: (i) Developing new options for higher education financing, including performance‐based options to support the Government’s strategic objective; (ii) Establishment of a Competitive Innovation Fund (CIF) for public and private universities, in partnership with private sector; (iii) Promoting internationalization of higher education; and (iv) Strengthening the quality of pre‐service teacher education programs.

Lead Implementing Government(s)



Europe & Central Asia


Government Affiliation

Government-affiliated program


2019 - 2026


Not applicable or unknown

Ministry Affiliation

Georgia Ministry of Finance


COVID-19 Response


Geographic Scope


Areas of Work Back to Top

Education areas


  • Post-secondary


  • Early childhood development


  • Curricula/lesson plans
  • School quality
  • Teacher training

Cross-cutting areas

Not applicable or unknown

Program participants

Target Audience(s)

Boys (both in school and out of school), Girls (both in school and out of school), Youth


Not applicable or unknown

School Enrolment Status

Some in school

School Level

  • Lower primary
  • Lower secondary

Other populations reached

  • School administrators
  • Teachers - female
  • Teachers - male

Participants include

Not applicable or unknown

Program Approaches Back to Top

Policy/legal environment

  • System-wide review and reform


  • In-service teacher training – pedagogy general
  • Pre-service teacher training – pedagogy general
  • Teaching materials (e.g. lesson plans, curricula)

Program Goals Back to Top

Education goals

  • Increased school completion (general)
  • Increased school enrolment (general)

Cross-cutting goals

Not applicable or unknown