5-7 February, 2019 Language education specialist Letyakina T.A., teacher of the department of language disciplines MamadaliyevaYu.A. and student of the group FL 723k1 Kapriyelova A.S. participated in the international conference “Key reform factors and challenges in national English reform” in Tashkent.
The event was organized by the Uzbek State University of World Languages and the British Council, with the support of the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Special Education of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
The conference was aimed at analyzing the national and international experience in reforming the English language, summarizing the key elements and success factors of the reforms, developing recommendations, developing more holistic approaches to large-scale English language education reform.
The conference was attended by representatives of all state universities of Uzbekistan, representatives of universities of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, a representative of the regional department of public education in Aktau, representatives of the British Council in the Republic of Uzbekistan. Invited guests made a great contribution to the conference: Rob Bolitho (consultant of the British Council on the project of reforming foreign language teaching in Uzbekistan), Jeff Stanford (consultant of the British Council on developing new curricula for teaching English for special purposes), Dr. Victoria Clark (manager of the British Council on global assessment decisions).
Participation in the conference made it possible to learn about the real successes of large-scale national reform of Uzbekistan on improving the quality of foreign language teaching.