Teaching Russian in Europe: Development of Creativity and Thinking Skills of Learners
We are happy to let you know that our new course on the use of the Thinking Approach to teaching and learning Russian has been included in the Comenius/Grundtvig catalogue of the European Commission. This means that if you come from a country participating in the EU educational programmes you can receive a grant to cover your participation in the course by applying to your national agency. However, the participation is not limited to the EU countries and you are more than welcome wherever in the world you are based. Please visit the official website of the EU catalogue for more information about the course fee.
The course we would like to offer you is called Teaching Russian in Europe: Developemnt of Creativity and Thinking Skills of Learners. The course will take place in Jurmala, a famous sea resort 25 km away from Riga, the capital of Latvia.
Option 1: 11 - 17 Mar 2012 (deadline for grant applications in your National Agency is 16 Sep 2011)
Option 2: 21 - 27 Oct 2012 (deadline for grant applications in your National Agency is 29 Apr 2012)
Who should attend:
- Teachers and teacher trainers of Russian as a foreign language and a mother tongue.
- Specialists interested in the development of thinking skills when teaching Russian.
- Tasks and technologies for the development of thinking skills when working with texts.
- Tasks and technologies for the developemnt of thinking skills when working with grammar.
- Development of thinking tasks for a specific context of the participants.
A teacher, teacher trainer and materials developer. Over 20 years' experience in teaching Russian to various groups of learners.
A teacher, teacher trainer and materials developer. Over 10 years' experience in teaching Russian to various groups of learners.
Dr. Alexander Sokol
A teacher, teacher trainer, researcher in the field of thinking skills in language education. The author of the Thinking Approach to language teaching and learning.
The preliminary programme of the course as is available from the official website of the catalogue.
Information about the previous course.
Videos from the previous course.
Feedback from the previous course.
Information about the course venue.
The number of places on each course is limited, therefore we are asking you to contact us as soon as possible if you would like to book a place.
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