Regional centre of foreign languages teaching
Regional centre of foreign languages teaching is a research consortium structure of the Foreign Languages Department of the Institute of Philology and Social Studies of Pavlo Tychyna Uman State Pedagogical University. The activity of the Regional centre of foreign languages teaching is a part of the official agreement between the Institute of Pedagogy of the National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine and the Regional centre of teaching foreign languages of the Institute of Philology and Social Studies of Pavlo Tychyna Uman State Pedagogical University.
• Research laboratory “Teaching foreign languages” (the head – Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences, Assistant Professor – Alla Gembaruk );
• Research laboratory “Pedagogic Comparative studies” (the head – Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Professor of the Chair of Foreign Languages – Oksana Zabolotna ).
Main aims of the laboratory activity are:
• organization and coordination of scientifically methodical activity of teachers of foreign languages of higher educational institutions and secondary educational institutions of region;
• assistance in carrying out a scientific research work of the members of the department individual dissertation researches;
• improvement the process of students’ professional preparation through their involvement in a scientific research work;
• popularization and ensuring the conditions of foreign language mastering among regional educational institutions.
Main directions of the Regional Centre of foreign languages teaching activity are:
•scientific and methodological basis’ creation, book’s development and monographs’ compiling, scientific conferences, debates, seminars, trainings’ conducting, methodological recommendations’ design, etc.;
•specialists training and University teaching staff scientific qualification improvement;
•process of students’ studying organization, high quality scientific and pedagogical staff ‘s training on the basis of research results;
•common with research institutions of the National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine and other universities’ organization of researches by coordination of research papers’ subjects, conferences and meetings conducting , etc.;
•scientific and educational activity conducting, lectures, exhibitions, public debates on foreign countries education caring out;
•regional information center with proper data bank, cinema- video-audio- photo materials, electronic publications , and Internet resources selection establishing.
The activity of the Regional Centre of foreign languages teaching is conducted in cooperation with:
•laboratory of the foreign languages teaching and laboratory of the Pedagogic Comparative studies of NAPS of Ukraine,
•Zhytomyr National University,
•Sumy State University,
•Gorlovka Institute of Foreign Languages,
•Grigoriy Skovoroda Pereiaslav -Khmelnytskyi State Pedagogical University,
•European Collegium of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan (Poland),
•Institute of Philology of high school vocational education in Plock (Poland),
•Institute of Postgraduate Studies,
•Donetsk National University,
•Kharkiv Institute of Continuing Education,
•Institute of Continuing Education,
•British Council in Ukraine,
•European Collegium of Adam Mitskevitch University in Poznan (Poland),
•Institute of Philology Of Higher School of Professional Education in Plotsk (Poland),
•colleges, pedagogical colleges, secondary schools, gymnasiums, regional pre-school institutions of several regions of Ukraine.