AKIPRESS.COM - The English Speaking Nation program was launched on March 9 in Tashkent in presence of US Ambassador Daniel Rosenblum and Minister of Public Education Sherzod Shermatov.
English Speaking Nation: Secondary Teacher Training will offer professional development and teacher training opportunities to Uzbekistan secondary school language teachers over the next three years.
“The United States is honored to be able to support Uzbekistan’s goal of improving English language teaching, which will result in more proficient English language skills for students,” Ambassador Rosenblum said. “English language provides the bridge to communicate with new contacts in academia, science and business, and gives graduates the skills they need to be competitive in the global economy.”
ESN:STT will improve student skills and knowledge of English by preparing more than 15,000 secondary school English teachers from across the country, and over 1,000 teacher trainers to use teaching and in-service training practices that improve student language learning.