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“Advancing English for Media Literacy” Project

Association of English Language Teachers of Kazakhstan “KazTEA” in cooperation with PF “The Society Development Information Support Fund” (FIPRO) has launched the “Advancing English for Media Literacy” project funded by the Regional English Language Office, U.S. Embassy, Kazakhstan, in 16 cities within 4 cohorts in 2022.

The project goal is to strengthen Kazakhstan’s resilience to disinformation by increasing the media literacy capacity of 600 English language educators who will develop Kazakhstan’s next generation of responsible decision makers

During the 1st period (January - March) more than 100 English language teachers in 4 cities will do the MOOCourse “English for Media Literacy” on the LMS “Coursera” and  take part in 7 facilitated sessions on the basis of the Korkyt Ata Kyzylorda University (Kyzylorda), M.Kh. Dulaty Taraz Regional University (Taraz), A. Yassawi  International Kazakh-Turkish University  (Turkestan),  Miras University (Shymkent). Training on the themes of Media Literacy will be arranged by a trainer on behalf of the FIPRO to raise awareness of the project participants’ medial literacy competences to embed course materials into their own training programs at the educational institutions at proper level.

The 2d Cohort will last in the period of April – June in 8 cities for more than 200 English language teachers. The facilitated sessions will run by teacher-trainers from Nazarbayev Intellectual School (Atyrau), West Kazakhstan Innovation and Technology University (Uralsk), Bajkonurov Jezkazgan University (Jezkazgan), Zhubanov University (Aktobe), Buketov University (Karaganda), Kazakh Ablai khan University of International Relations and World Languages (Almaty)., A. Baitursynov Kostanay Regional Iniversity (Kostanay).

The facilitated sessions will be arranged on the basis of the American Corners or local universities:

  • American Corner and Maker Space Nur-Sultan at L.Gumilyov National Eurasia University library
  • American Space Almaty at Smart Point. Almaty Towers
  • American Corner at S. Baisheva Aktobe Regional Universal Scientific Library
  • American Corner at N/ Gogol Karaganda Regional Universal Scientific Library
  • American Corner at L/ Tolstoy Kostanay Regional Universal Scientific Library
  • American Corner at Yessenzhaev Western-Kazakhstan Regional Library for Children and Youth, Uralsk
  • Nazarbayev Intellectual School, Atyrau
  • Bajkonurov Jezkazgan University

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