Friday, 29 July 2016 14:57

Principal of Community Outreach Academy elementary school in Sacramento (USA) visited Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno

Principal of Community Outreach Academy elementary school in Sacramento (USA) visited Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno

The working meeting of Larissa Gonchar with representatives of the University administration was held on 26th of July. Principal of Community Outreach Academy Elementary School received an invitation from Andrei Korol, the Rector of the University, in January of this year during the official visit of the Belarusian delegation to Sacramento.

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   Larissa Gonchar told that the purpose of visit to Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno was to establish cooperation with the University in the field of education and culture, to adopt experience and methods of teaching of the Belarusian language in YKSUG.
   The guest from the United States was especially interested in Russian Language Summer School, which was held for the second time in YKSUG. Talking about the possibilities of the Summer School, the dean of the Faculty of Pre-University Training, Yuri Romanovsky, noted that the project provides an opportunity for foreigners not only to improve knowledge of the Russian language, but also to experience the unique culture and traditions of Belarus.
Moreover, representatives of the University proposed Larissa Gonchar to organize language webinars or online seminars in the framework of cooperation.
   – We have organized repeated webinars on German language. We have a really great experience in this sphere, so it will not be difficult to prepare and hold the online seminar on the Belarusian language with the pupils of the school in     Sacramento, - said Yury Bialykh. – We have all conditions and possibilities to do it.
Both sides plan to continue building and development of partnership between Community Outreach Academy elementary school in Sacramento and Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno.

   Reference
   Community Outreach Academy elementary school in Sacramento - is the initial (0-6 grade) charter school in Sacramento (California State), which was founded in 2004. Currently, 1,200 pupils study there, 98% of them - the children of Russian-speaking immigrants from the former Soviet Union. Principal of the School is Larissa Gonchar – American of Belarusian origin.

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