20.10.2020On October 20, N.A. Orlova, Associate Professor at the Chair of Literature and Pedagogical Technologies of Philological Education, Deputy Director of the Center of International Education took part in the IV International Congress of Teachers and Heads of Preparatory Departments of Russian Universities – “Pre-higher Education Stage in Russia and the World: Language, Adaptation, Society, Speciality”. The event was organized by the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, Pushkin State Institute of Russian Language, backed by the International Association of Teachers of Russian Language and Literature and Russian Society of Teachers of Russian Language and Literature.
The principal issues concerning the education of foreign citizens during the pandemic were discussed throughout the congress. The leading universities of the Russian Federation shared their experience of the state attestation realization for the students of preparatory departments and subdivisions. Special attention was paid to the problems of the Russian language teaching online at the stage of pre-university training (preparatory department).
Associate Professor N.A. Orlova shared the successful experience of the additional program implementation at the Preparatory Department after shifting to distant education in March 2020 up to June 2020. She gave a detailed review of how the students managed to pass state exams on each subject. N.A. Orlova also presented educational and scientific projects, implemented during the quarantine and social distancing. The experts highly appreciated the teaching and educational work of the Preparatory Department of PSU and the Center of International Education.