MoPE to cooperate with Russia to improve the teaching of the Russian language in schools in Uzbekista
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) - The Minister of Public Education of Uzbekistan Sherzod Shermatov and the Russian Ambassador to Uzbekistan Vladimir Tyurdenov discussed the possibilities of cooperation to improve the teaching of the Russian language, including by training teachers of the Russian language for all schools, as well as subject teachers for Russian-language schools.
The meeting was held at the Ministry of Public Education of Uzbekistan (MoPE). During the meeting, it was noted that the parties need to expand cooperation in the field of education.
It was emphasized that the Uzbek side is interested in attracting specialists from Russia to retrain Russian language teachers for all schools and subject teachers for Russian-language schools via regional centers for teacher retraining.
The Russian side was invited to test the teachers of Uzbekistan in Russian for knowledge of the language and, based on the results, prepare a program for retraining teachers.
The parties also considered the organization of training for young people of Uzbekistan in Russian universities in the field of pedagogy.
The Uzbek side proposed, with the involvement of Russian experts, to revise the curriculum and textbooks of the Russian language, which would improve the quality of education in this area.
The Minister of Education and the Ambassador of the Russian Federation discussed the possibility of providing additional fiction to Uzbek schools, while paying special attention to schools where teaching is not in Russian.
In general, graduates of all schools of the republic should be able to fluently speak at least three languages: state, Russian and English.