US Department of Education and Embassy welcome 25 English teaching experts to Uzbekistan
US Department of Education and Embassy welcome 25 English-speaking experts to Uzbekistan as part of English-Speaking Nation (ESN) program
Tashkent, Uzbekistan, August 2, 2021 –Adviser to the Minister of Donors and International Projects to the Minister of Public Education of the Republic of Uzbekistan Ulugbek Kasimkhodjaev and the Officer for Cultural Affairs of the United States Embassy in Tashkent, Joanne Kramb, welcomed 25 American English teacher experts in Uzbekistan as part of the Anglophone nation: English Summer Excellence Training (ESN: ESET). These 25 expert English teachers will join seven locally integrated US teacher trainers to deliver 108-hour English training to more than 420 high school English teachers in Uzbekistan. The aim of the 18-day training is to help Uzbekistan English teachers hone their skills in English, writing, listening and presenting.
The 25 expert English teachers will organize seven simultaneous trainings in Andijan, Namangan, Samarkand, Termez, Qarshi, Bukhara and Urgench from August 1 to 22 at local public schools and in-service qualification centers. Trainings will focus on building confidence in the use of General English in daily activities as well as classroom instruction and communication with students. The expert English teachers will teach cohorts of 15 local teachers who will benefit from direct interaction with native English speakers. In addition to general English and practicing English in the classroom, the ESN: ESET program will help teachers deliver English instruction and make final presentations in condensed micro-teaching sessions conducted only in English. . Additionally, the program will emphasize reflective practice, public presentation and peer review, further strengthening the learning process of local teachers and providing them with tools they can use in their classrooms. in the future.
The English-Speaking Nation: Summer Excellence Training (ESN: ESET) is a component of the Anglophone Nation: Secondary Teacher Training Program (ESN: STT), a national initiative to strengthen the English language skills and English teaching skills of English teachers in Uzbekistan. Using a waterfall model, the program aims to reach 15,000 English teachers in Uzbekistan over a three-year period. The Anglophone Nation Program is an education reform partnership between the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Uzbekistan and the Ministry of Public Education of the Republic of Uzbekistan. American Councils for International Education, a non-governmental, non-profit international education organization, serves as an implementing partner for the English-speaking nation’s program.
For more information on ESN: STT, please visit: https://www.esn-teachers.org/.
For any inquiries, please email [email protected] or contact the program via Telegram at @ESNProgram.
AMERICAN COUNCILS FOR INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION is a leader in international education, university exchanges and language immersion abroad and works to strengthen international ties and mutual understanding through excellence in academic, professional and cultural exchanges, the acquisition of language, educational development and research.
American Councils reopened its Tashkent office in 2018 and currently manages a diverse portfolio of 13 programs in the country, including Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX), American Windows, Uzbekistan Business Leaders (UBL) and Central Asia University Partnership Program (UNICEN). For more information on the American Councils, please follow @ACCELS via Telegram or contact the office at [email protected]