On Thursday, April 26, an advanced training course for the secondary and high school teachers started at the Volyn Institute of  Postgraduate Pedagogical Education. The first lecture was delivered by prof. Iryna Biskub. 
 
Durinng the course school teachers specialized in English will get new knowledge on the role of English and other languages in the EU. They will be introduced to the cultural and linguistic diversity of the EU. Special attention will be paid to the role of languages in education, internet communication, research and youth exchange. Involving school teachers will add a large number of school students as final beneficiaries of the EULP project and aid their better understanding of common European values. 
Training Course will cover the following topics:
1. Regional, minority and other EU languages (2 hours) – Iryna Biskub;
2. Languages in Education and Research (2 hours) – Iryna Biskub;
3. EU Language Policy: Official and Working Languages (2 hours) – Nemira Mačianskienė;
4. English in the EU (2 hours) – Violeta Kalėdaitė;
5. Multilingualism and Language Initiatives. EUROPA language portal (2 hours) – Nemira Mačianskienė.
On May 30, more lectures were delivered to the group of school teachers at the Volyn Institute of  Postgraduate Pedagogical Education. After the lectures secondary and high school teachers were suggested the potential topics for their future  case-studies. which they will carry on together with their students. The lecturers and the teachers discussed the real-life objectives and possible applications of the information about the official and regional languages of the EU, EU communication strategies and CEFR language assessment principles.
Members of the training course also watched the video lectures by ProfNemira Mačianskienė and prof.Violeta Kalėdaitė. 
You can download the presentations here:
 
Watch the video lectures from our Lithuanian colleagues:
English in the EU
 
Multilingualism and Language Initiatives. EUROPA language portal
EUROPEAN UNION LANGUAGE POLICY FOR SCHOOL TEACHERS

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