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New Directions

March 16, 2013 by

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TLG was created in order to promote English language education and cultural exchange in Georgia. In accordance with that mission, and with the priorities of Georgia’s new administration, TLG has undertaken several reforms that we’re quite proud of and that we would like to share with you, the loyal TLG blog readers. 1. More money […]

An Extracurricular Extravaganza!

December 19, 2012 by

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We at Teach and Learn with Georgia have many talented volunteers who are doing great things with their schools and in their communities. Recently, we asked them to send in descriptions of their projects, and were flooded with responses. (Awesome!) Here are some volunteers’ projects, in their own words: Vicky Banas, Chognari, Imereti: I organized […]

Saturday in Never-Never Land

December 1, 2012 by

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It was Saturday. I was sitting in my pajamas, in the lounge when a troupe of musicians waltzed through the door, looking for somewhere to rest their heads that night. A matching set of Irish TLGers and a British one. I was sad to tell them that we had no space. They took the news […]

TLG Staff Spotlight: Nino Metreveli, Special Projects Coordinator

November 19, 2012 by

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Nino Metreveli joined TLG back in May 2012.  She started out as the Special Projects Assistant, but recently moved up to take on responsibility for the whole department as the Special Projects Coordinator.  With a BA in Diplomacy and International Relations and an MA in Contemporary Modern History of America, Nino has a varied and […]

TLG Staff Spotlight: Renata Skardziute-Kereselidze, Orientation Training Assistant

November 12, 2012 by

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Hailing from Lithuania, Renata has been helping Tamara with Orientation Training since February 2012.  With a BA from the University of Vilnius in International Relations and Political Science, an MA in Nationalism Studies from Central European University, and having spent a semester abroad in Turkey, Renata is especially qualified to lead Intercultural Training! Renata, what […]

TLG Staff Spotlight: Tamara Chanturishvili, Orientation Training Coordinator

November 5, 2012 by

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Tamara is known to nearly all TLG Volunteers as the fearless undaunted leader of Orientation Training—the first seven days of each volunteer’s experience in Georgia.  With a degree in History and Social/Cultural Anthropology, Tamara has been working for TLG since August 2010 when she began as a contractor before joining the team full-time in September […]

To the links, to the links…

November 2, 2012 by

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Hello Dear People of the Interweb Once again, we have been prowling, in the dead of night, when only the ghouls and the very brave and… well, and everyone else is on the internet, to bring you the very best links to the very best sites we could find. We on the blog team would […]

TLG Staff Spotlight: Khatia Matkava, Health, Safety, and Support Assistant/Tbilisi Regional Representative

October 29, 2012 by

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Khatia joined TLG way back in Spring 2011.  With a BS in General Psychology and an MS in Social, Cultural, and Political Psychology from Tbilisi State University, Khatia is currently on her way to a PhD in Psychology.  As one of the three Tbilisi Regional Representatives and the second Health, Safety, and Support Assistant, Khatia […]

Links, links, links, links!

October 26, 2012 by

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Welcome, dear readers, to the list of links we found interesting this week. As always, if you find something interesting, please send it our way! Check out some of the great photography young Georgians are producing! Galleries range from recent political events in Georgia to ancient architecture to travel around Georgia and the world. Want […]

TLG Staff Spotlight: Maia Beruashvili, Health, Safety, and Support Assistant

October 22, 2012 by

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Maia joined TLG in May 2012 and has been working as the Health, Safety, and Support Assistant ever since!  With degrees in Food Hygiene and a PhD in Medicine with a specialty in Food Safety, she is perfectly suited for her job here!   Hello Maia, how are you today? Fine, and how are you, […]

Friday = Linksday

October 19, 2012 by

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Another week has come and gone and the TLG Blog Staff has scoured the internet for cool and educational links! In That’s Where You Are a couple from Iowa travels the world taking advantage of the words of Chinese philosopher Lao Tsu which they proudly display on their blog: “A good traveler has no fixed plans and […]

TLG Staff Spotlight: Keti Kharshiladze, Health, Safety, and Support Coordinator

October 15, 2012 by

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With a degree in pediatrics and a Master’s in Healthcare and Health Management, Keti has been with TLG since September 2010.  This August Keti returned to TLG from maternity leave after having the very first TLG Baby!   Keti, what were you doing prior to working for TLG? I was a junior doctor, then a […]

TLG Staff Spotlight: Marika Khasia, Samegrelo Regional Representative

October 8, 2012 by

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In the first of our Regional Representative interviews, I had a chance to talk with Marika Khasia, the RR from Samegrelo.  With her background in Diplomacy and International Relations and a Master’s in Russian Studies from Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Marika joined TLG in April 2012, moving to Zugdidi to become the RR there.  […]

TLG Staff Spotlight: Tamuna Dzmanashvili, Non-Academic Coordinator’s Assistant

October 1, 2012 by

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Tamuna Dzmanashvili has been working for the Non-Academic Department since December 2011.  After obtaining her Bachelor’s in American Studies from Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Tamuna worked as an English Teacher with the Tbilisi City Hall Project Study to Be Employed, aimed at providing English language courses to Georgian citizens, free of charge! Hello, Tamuna, how […]

TLG Staff Spotlight: Eka Memanishvili, Non-Academic Coordinator

September 24, 2012 by

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Eka Memanishvili has spent many years abroad and knows how difficult it can be to live as a foreigner in a strange land.  The life experiences she gained while studying for three years in France make her uniquely well suited to her role on TLG’s Non-Academic Team.  Since she joined TLG in August, 2010, Eka […]