Council of Additional Educational Programs

in the Field of Russian as a Foreign Language

 


The Council of the educational program is a new expert body for external evaluation of the quality of education, created to increase the education efficiency, control the quality of program implementation, and formulate a development strategy. The powers of the Council include the presentation of the requirements for the content and program implementation, examination of educational and methodological documentation, proposals for entrance examinations, as well as recommendations for improving and promoting the educational program.

The Council meeting is a platform for the open exchange of views between teachers of the educational program and employers. The objective view of the invited professionals allows us to improve the educational process, adapt educational programs in accordance with the modern requirements of the labor market and prepare high-class, sought-after specialists. The Council of Additional Educational Programs in the Field of RFL includes leading foreign and Russian scientists and employers’ representatives, who propose the format of entrance and final tests, formulating the requirements for the teaching staff and the set of teaching subjects.

The Council of Additional Educational Programs in the Field of Russian as a Foreign Language includes:

- A.V. Korotyshev – Chairman of the Council of Additional Educational Programs in the Field of Russian as a Foreign Language, Director of the Secretariat of the International Association of Teachers of Russian Language and Literature, Director of the Secretariat of the Russian Society of Teachers of Russian Language and Literature
- Y.G. Kashapova – Secretary, Teaching and Learning Specialist
- T.I. Aleksieva – Candidate of Philological Sciences, Associate Professor, Head of the Department of Russian Language at Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" (Bulgaria)
- A.L. Arefiev – Candidate of Historical Sciences, Deputy Director of the Center for Sociological Research of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation
- I.A. Boytsov – Candidate of Philological Sciences, Associate Professor, Professor of the University of Tsukuba (Japan)
- Dan Davidson – Director, Senior Scientific Advisor at the American Research Center (the USA)
- Rafael Guzman Tirado – Professor at the University of Granada (Spain)
- I.A. Usenko – Founder and President of the Northern Palmira Congress and Exhibition Fund
- Natalya Bairovna Tsyrendashieva – Head of the Department for the Development and Support of the Russian Language of the Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States Affairs, Compatriots Living Abroad, and International Humanitarian Cooperation

The Council of the educational program in the course of its activities determines the strategy for the development of the educational program, and also formulates recommendations on a wide range of issues, including admission to the program, ensuring the quality of education, conducting the state final certification.

 


 

Meetings of the Council of Additional Educational Programs in the Field of Russian as a Foreign Language

 

November 26 th, 2020

There were considered a number of issues:

- transition to online teaching of RFL at SPbU in teachers and students’ perception (speaker: T.I. Popova, Professor, Head of the Department of Russian as a Foreign Language and Methods of Its Teaching of SPbU);

- presentation of the textbook by G.S. Yudina "I read Russian" (Series "RFL at SPbU". Aspect: Reading. Level B1).

- A.V. Korotyshev, the Director of the Secretariat of the International Association of Teachers of Russian Language and Literature, Director of the Secretariat of the Russian Society of Teachers of Russian Language and Literature, gave an overview of the software resources used in the practice of teaching RFL and the study of the practice of teaching Russian, conducted by RSTRLL at the request of the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation.

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