Prof. Dr. Nikoloz Parjanadze

Contact Info

  • BA/MA English Philology Programme Coordinator
  • Nikoloz
  • Parjanadze

Specific and Technical Skills

Languages
  • Georgian - Native; English - Fluent; Russian - Good
Technical Skills
  • Microsoft Word; PowerPoint; EndNote
Education
  • Doctor of Philology, Akaki Tsereteli State University, Faculty of Humanities, 2010, Kutaisi/Georgia
  • Master in Educational Leadership and Management, Institute of Education, University of London, London School for Leadership in Learning, 2008, London, United Kingdom
  • Master in Business Management, Akaki Tsereteli State University, Faculty of Social Sciences, 2007, Kutaisi/Georgia
  • Master in English Philology, Akaki Tsereteli State University, Faculty of European Languages and Literature, 2002, Kutaisi/Georgia
  • Bachelor in English Philology, Akaki Tsereteli State University, Faculty of European Languages and Literature, 2000, Kutaisi/Georgia
Academic and Administrative Experience
  • Coordinator of BA English Philology, International Black Sea University, Faculty of Education and Humanities, 2013 - present
  • Coordinator of MA English Philology, International Black Sea University, Faculty of Education and Humanities, 2013 - present
  • Coordinator of MA English Language Teaching Programme, International Black Sea University, Faculty of Education and Humanities, 2018 - present
  • Coordinator of Teacher Training Educational Programme , International Black Sea University, Faculty of Education and Humanities, 2016-2017
  • Coordinator of MA General Education Administration, International Black Sea University, Faculty of Education and Humanities, 2015-2017
  • Lecturer of English, American University of Middle East, English Language Preparatory Programme, 2012-2013
  • Lecturer of English, Akaki Tsereteli State University, English Language Department, 2000-2007
Research Interests
  • English language, English language teaching, Education, Education Management, Education leadership
Teaching Interests
  • linguistics, education management, education leadership, research methods
Selected Publications
Journals
  • Parjanadze, N. & Kapanadze, I.. (2016). Equity in access to higher education for special needs and socially deprived students in Georgia. Journal of Education in Black Sea Region. 1(2), pp.55-77.
  • Parjanadze, N.. (2012). Policy discourse and formation of new concepts in the Georgian school system. Journal of Education. 1(1), pp.47-52.
  • Parjanadze, N.. (2009). Globalisation theories and their effect on education. International Black Sea University Scientific Journal. 2(3), pp.77-88.
  • Parjanadze, N.. (2005). Pragmatic parameters of communication. Proceedings of Faculty of Humanitarian Sciences. 7, pp.34-39.
  • Parjanadze, N.. (2005). The category of subject_ the central category of modern linguistics. Scientific Journal Intellect. 3, pp.112-15.
  • Parjanadze, N.. (2004). Meaning and conversational implicature. Proceedings of Faculty of European Languages and Literature. 5, pp.77-81.
  • Parjanadze, N.. (2003). General overview of pragmatic and semantic studies of meaning. Proceedings of Faculty of European Languages and Literature. 4, pp.82-89.
Proceedings
  • Parjanadze, N. Social constructivism and human dignity - revisiting Steinbeck in 21st century. 7th International Research Conference on Education, Language and Literature. 2017. International Black Sea University, Tbilisi, Georgia. pp.616-622. https://ircelt.ibsu.edu.ge/previous-conferences/#1496042770612-8df59f45-e91b.
  • Parjanadze, N. Knowledge economy and its implications for the education system of Georgia. 7th Silk Road International Conference: Challenges and Opportunities of Sustainable Economic Development in Eurasian Countries. 2012. Tbilisi, Georgia. pp.297-301.
  • Parjanadze, N. Has McDonald's arrived in Georgian schools?. 2nd International Research Conference. 2012. Tbilisi, Georgia. pp.23-27.
  • Parjanadze, N. Decentralisation of Education System – a Panacea for School Improvement Issues?. 6th Silk Road International Conference: Globalisation and Security in Black and Caspian Seas Regions. 2011. Tbilisi, Georgia. pp.280-291.
  • Parjanadze, N. Are school principals an answer to educational dilemmas?. First International Research Conference. 2011. Tbilisi, Georgia.
  • Parjanadze, N. Text_ scope of study of text linguistics. Kutaisi State University. Second Republican Scientific Conference. 2004. Kutaisi, Georgia.

Books

  • Parjanadze, N.. (2009). Decentralisation and Dilemmas in School Leadership: a case study of educational reform in Georgia. Saarbrucken, Germany: VDM Verlag Dr. Muller.
  • Parjanadze, N.. (2017). Activities to Enhance Reading Skills. In N. Doghonadze (Ed.), Teaching EFL Reading and Writing in Georgia. Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
Membership in scientific and professional communities
  • English Teachers' Association of Georgia
Seminer and Events
  • Developing Leaders for Managing Educational Transformation, Training on the development of MA program in higher education administration, project resu. University of Koblenz Landau, Koblenz (Germany). 2015
  • English Teacher Leadership Institute. University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California (United States) US Department of State. 2014
  • Developing Student Career Services in Georgia. University of Essex, Colchester (United Kingdom). 2014
  • Certificate in Learning Technologies for Classroom. British Council, Tbilisi, Georgia. 2012
  • Certificate in E-Moderator Essentials. British Council On-Line Training Programme, Tbilisi (Georgia). 2011
  • TKT Certification Programme (Teaching Knowledge Test, University of Cambridge). University of Cambridge Teaching Knowledge Test Certificate, Tbilisi (Georgia). 2007
Awards
  • 2007 - Chevining Scholarship, UK Government scholarship
Courses Taught
  • 2017-2018 "Research Skills in Education"
  • 2017-2018 "Research Skills for Business and Social Sciences"
  • 2017-2018 "Research Skills for English Philology"
  • 2017-2018 "Higher Education Administration"
  • 2017-2018 "Communicative English Grammar"
  • 2017-2018 "Functional English Grammar"