EF Language Learning Solutions to assist Uzbekistan to assess knowledge level of English teachers
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- The Ministry of Public Education of Uzbekistan and EF Language Learning Solutions (Sweden) signed a memorandum of understanding on 13 February 2019.
The document was signed as part of the Uzbek-Swedish business forum in Tashkent.
It should be noted that in January 2019, Sherzod Shermatov during a visit to London (United Kingdom), where he took part in the Education World Forum, held talks with representatives of a Swedish company.
Then, EF Language Learning Solutions expressed its willingness to assist in conducting free testing of English teachers throughout Uzbekistan and determine their level of knowledge. Teachers, who have successfully passed the tests, can be sent to European and American universities for training and professional development.
In addition, the company offered its assistance in training Uzbek teachers on the basis of its educational certificate EF Standard English Test (recognized internationally), which is the equivalent for IELTS/TOEFL. As the next area of cooperation, the introduction in Uzbekistan of the platform “National Assessment of the Level of Education” has been defined.
Within the framework of the signed memorandum, the parties intend to share the best international experience in the field of human capital development. The parties will cooperate in the field of teaching foreign language teachers, including English, and assessing their knowledge.
Among the areas of cooperation is organization of training for the leadership of the public education system. The Swedish company will assist in the organization of professional training of specialists for strategic sectors of the economy of Uzbekistan.
The parties plan to cooperate in conducting various seminars and events, as well as research.