Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno organized a teleconference with Arkhangelsk
In order to implement the Internationalization Strategy of the Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno, a teleconference with school students was held within the framework of a cooperation agreement with the M.V. Lomonosov NARFU (Arkhangelsk, Russian Federation).
On November 15, the Department of Romano-Germanic Philology of the c and the Department of German and French Philology of the M.V. Lomonosov NArFU held a teleconference on the basis of the branch of the Department of Romano-Germanic Philology at the V.D. Sokolovsky Secondary School No. 28 in Grodno.
The event is part of the annual project "German in the scientific and educational space" and was held in order to develop cooperation between educational institutions, improve the foreign language communicative competence of students using information and communication technologies.
The moderators of the teleconference were Natalia Milenkevich, a senior lecturer at the Department of Romano-Germanic Philology at Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno, and Elena Mityusheva, a teacher of German at MBOU Secondary School No. 14 in Arkhangelsk.
Elena Kostenevich, Candidate of Philological Sciences, Associate Professor of the Department of German and French Philology of the M.V. Lomonosov NArFU, addressed the participants with a welcoming speech. The philologist welcomed the young participants of the event, stressed the importance of cooperation between schools, expressed hope for further cooperation between educational institutions.
The teleconference brought together more than thirty schoolchildren from the Belarusian and Russian sides. During the event, the students presented each other business cards of their cities, briefly told about the history of the city, its sights and cultural life. Then the participants were invited to communicate in small groups on topics of interest to them. In the teleconference mode, schoolchildren were able to find many moments that can unite them, exchanged experiences and established contacts with their peers. The final stage was the discussion of new vectors of cooperation between educational institutions and the possibilities of their implementation.
It should be noted that the online meeting was held on the initiative of the head of the Department of Romano-Germanic Philology of the Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno Nadezhda Vlasyuk and the head of the Department of German and French Philology of the M.V. Lomonosov NArFU Maria Sokolova.