Anastasia Romanyk, who’s managing the British Council’s Year of English in Ukraine project, talks about the implementation of the educational initiative – "English for Kyiv’s Police Patrol".
Simon Etherton, the English Programmes Manager reflects on the achievements of English learning and teaching in 2016 and the contribution of the British Council to the annual targets.
Victoria Ivanishcheva, a British Council Project Manager, speaks about the development of a framework document that outlines pan-disciplinary teacher professional conduct standards.
The British Council Arts Coordinator Daria Stokoz talks through the Shakespeare initiatives and events that have been held throughout 2016.
Member of Parliament and founder of Global Office, Mustafa Nayyem talks about the role English has played in his own life, and the initiative to popularise English language study in Ukraine.
Simon Williams, Director of the British Council in Ukraine, describes how in 2016 New British Film Festival continues to impress the audience and tell the truth, no matter how difficult.
Among the key competencies of a modern person is the ability to speak a foreign language. Oleksandr Shalenko, the Secretary IATEFL Ukraine, talks about developing life skills at the lessons.
During our recent visit to Transcarpathia, we observed the open lesson taught by Violetta Makedon, the English Teacher of the Year for 2016. We also brought the story of her success to share
1 September, saw the start of a pilot of a new Curriculum on English language Methodology at 11 universities. Victoria Ivanishcheva, British Council Manager talks about the specifics of it.
Artem Bardas, Dean of the Management Department at the National Mining University, shares his thoughts on the teaching of English to Ukrainian and international students.
Everyone has their own story of learning English. Today Serhiy Kvit, the former Minister of Education, shares his experience.
Rod Bolitho, the British Council consultant on the Ukrainian higher education projects in English language teaching for about 16 years reflects on the need of curriculum reform.
Without reforms in teacher training, it will be impossible to construct a new Ukrainian education system. About this and more writes Pavlo Khobzey, Ukrainian Deputy Minister of Education.
Anastasia Romanyk, Year of English in Ukraine Project Manager, sums up the attempt to set a new world record in the category Largest Language Lesson.
Serhiy Kvit, the former Minister of Education, talks about collaboration with the British Council and brings the issue of learning English in Ukraine into the social and political area.
Katherine Martinkevich, Senior Teacher for Adults at the British Council, shares her experience of winning the IATEFL scholarship and major highlights from the IATEFL conference in the UK.
"There are many ways to motivate students. The most important of these is to be self-motivated”, says Olesya Yakivchyk, English teacher and trainer at the British Council projects.
This is the story of how Myroslava Loboiko’s choices, chances and changes have been influenced by the British and demonstrate the impact which our activity has on a personal level.
So January has come and gone. Memories of Christmas and New Year are fading and the roller coaster of the Year of English has taken over. So what has been going on and what can you expect?
Over the next few months, you’ll learn more about our activity and the British Council staff who deliver it and Ukrainians who benefit from it.